Resil Chemicals Wins Prestigious National Award- 2016 by TDB for Commercialization of Indigenous Technology


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Resil Chemicals won a prestigious National Award from the Technology Development Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, for the successful commercialization of an indigenous technology, N9 Pure SilverTM. The Honourable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented this award, which includes a cash prize of Rs.10 lakhs and a trophy to Mr. M S Vijayan, Joint Managing Director, Resil Chemicals on Technology Day, 11 May 2016, at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Mr. M S Mohan, Managing Director and Mr. Ganesh Srinivasan, Executive Director – Innovation were also part of the felicitation ceremony. Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Honorable Union Minister for Science and Technology and Shri Y S Chowdary, Honourable Minister of State for Science and Technology were present at the event.

Technology Day is celebrated as a symbol of quest for scientific inquiry, technological creativity and the translation of that quest in the integration of Science, Society and Industry. This day is also celebrated to honour technological innovations and their successful commercialization, which makes fruits of research reach people at large.

This award recognizes excellence in collaboration, indigenous technology development and commercialization.

N9 Pure SilverTM was featured on the BBC

N9 Pure Silver™ was featured on BBC Horizons, the flagship science and technology program airing on BBC World News. It was also featured on allied channels across the world.

About the technology and product N9 Pure SilverTM

N9 Pure SilverTM is an antibacterial and hygiene finish applied on fabrics or garments. It is a revolutionary particulate Silver-based technology that, on contact, neutralizes odour causing bacteria, keeping textiles fresher for longer. This breakthrough technology delivers outstanding odour control performance, combined with impeccable environmental credentials and safety profile.

N9 Pure Silver™, a globally patented technology, consists of pure metallic silver in ultra-pure deionized water. The actual silver loading in each gram of N9 Pure Silver™ is incredibly low.

However, the configuration of the individual N9 Pure Silver™ particles makes them highly effective at neutralizing bacteria and other microbes even with this low silver loading.

Benefits of N9 Pure SilverTM

Easy to apply:

Can be applied by padding, spray, coating and exhaust

Stable in application conditions

Negligible yellowing of whites

Can be used in combination with other textile finishes
High performance:

Highly effective long-lasting freshness: 30 + washes

Tested against a wide range of bacteria following internationally recognized test protocols

Compatible with multiple substrates: cotton, synthetics and blends

Safe on skin

Does not leach as it is strongly bound


Gently defensive

OEKO-TEX listed.

Gentle on the environment:

Non-leaching chemistry (It remains intact on the treated textile and works to protect it from bacteria and other microbes this means that there is minimal loss of silver into the environment or onto the skin.)

Minimal silver loading

Low release through wash

Zero VOC

N9 Pure SilverTM not only keeps the treated surface hygienic but also offers a safe and natural way to keep textiles odour-free and fresh. The benefits include:

Users of treated garments do not need to rely on strong deodorants or perfumes to create an aura of all-day freshness even in a tropical country – the garment does it for you.

Garments remain fresh for longer, over multiple uses by providing odour control.

Treated garments may be washed less often, conserving water, energy and preserving the quality and appearance of the garment. More wears with less washing.
N9 Pure Silver™ is the ideal freshness technology for textiles and touches people’s daily lives:

The potential presented by N9 Pure Silver™ is immense. From articles of daily use, such as clothing, and bed linen, to inner wear, jeanswear, work wear, Military wear, hospital textiles, uniforms and active wear, formals, socks, knits and towels – the opportunities are vast, making it an ideal solution for several industries.

About Resil Chemicals

Resil Chemicals is an innovation-driven, diversified chemical and performance materials manufacturer. In textiles, Resil provides cutting-edge solutions for the complete range of specialty finishes and auxiliaries. With a heritage of more than 25 years of product development and innovation for the textile industry, Resil is today one of Asia’s leading innovative formulators of silicone for textiles. The product range covers finishing, pre-treatment and specialty processes. Resil was one of the first companies to begin a process of transformation by exploring the power of silicones in diverse industries. The company has developed into new markets and now serves agriculture, paper, leather, personal care and many other specialty chemical industries. Resil has a whole new range of products based on emerging technologies such as antimicrobials for various industrial applications (mainly textiles, plastics, and leather). Advanced Functional Materials for various specialty applications can also be customised on request.