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Bob Carr, 60, and John Knowles, 71, founded NanoSight in 2003 to sell Carr’s discovery of a technique to count particles too small for a normal microscope. The technology is sold to drug companies and universities around the world, generating turnover of £5.7m in 2012.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank70
CompanyNanoSight
ActivityScientific instrument manufacturer
LocationWiltshire
Average 3 year sales growth52.23%
Latest sales £000s5,679
Staff35
Founded2003
Websitewww.nanosight.com

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