Founded by masters and students from UFMG-Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and supported by mining companies, NANUM began its work in 2003 as a small service Company. In June 2008 became NANUM Nanotechnology SA, a member of the Incubator Habitat, managed by the Foundation Biominas. Today, NANUM has as a major shareholder, Clamper Indústria e Comércio SA that enters the Nano market in a solid and strategic way.
NANUM ® is focused on the production of Nanoscale metal oxides. They are pioneers in Latin America in the production and marketing of post nanostructured-ceramics and mastery of various techniques for production os these powders and dispersion in various media thus transforming them into new products with high value.