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About Nova

We are a small group of people having a combined experience of 40 years in the area of polymer science from most of the top and successful companies in India. However, more than anything else, it’s our passion to create technologies for the future is where we would like to be known as.

Our core expertise is on Polymer Science and Technology. We develop and design customized well-engineered materials based on chemical nanotechnology with multifunctional properties aiming to enhance the performance properties like high durability, high heat resistant, superior mechanical properties, water and oil repellence, microbial control, UV protection, shine and gloss improvement, high durable etc. of coatings, adhesives, sealants, building chemicals, inks, flexible packaging etc. Through continuous research and development, we bring in the latest that has been happening in the area of surface protection and smart functionalities and help our customers to create their own niche product portfolio. The services provided by NSCC range from innovative solutions addressing the customer’s critical needs, breakthrough technology and/or products creating new business opportunities, consultancy to target-oriented adjustment from developments to production.

Mission & Vision

Be the most respected & scientifically oriented surface care support company in India for the Small & Medium sized Entrepreneurs.

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The services provided by NSCC range from test and analysis to innovative product solutions addressing the customer’s critical needs, breakthrough technology and/or products creating new business opportunities.

Nova Surface-Care Centre (NSCC) offers the support to its customers in material analyses as well as performance tests in accordance with industry standards such as ASTM, BS, IS, MIL etc. Nova has also the capability to design and develop customized tests to meet a wide range of client requirements. From our company we also take up developmental projects on behalf of customers (contract research) and offer exclusive Licensing of technology for commercialization.

We are proud to continue serving our clients with quality and responsive services for which we would like to be known as. Every development projects, material analysis and tests we conduct reflects our commitment to serving each client with quality and technical excellence.

Scope of Work:

  • Testing and analyses
  • Contract Research/Projects
  • Data Interpretation and analyses
  • Project Management
  • R&D to Pilot Plant commercial Scale up

Discipline of Testing:

  • Analyses and Characterization of materials
  • Testing as per specified standards
  • Testing as per specified performances
  • Development of In-house Test Methods
  • Assistance with documentation (SOP)

Industry Focus

  • Paints
  • Coatings
  • Adhesive
  • Construction Chemicals
  • Specialty Polymers


Analytical Equipments

Mechanical Testing Equipments

Anti Corrosion Testing Equipments

Equipment Gallery

Science & Engineering

Our scientists and engineers are well qualified in relevant subject matters and engaged in development and designing of customized well-engineered materials and its application there of, aiming to enhance the performance properties of coatings, adhesives, sealants, building chemicals, inks, flexible packaging etc. Our scientists solve the most pressing problems of the chemical industries by utilizing the latest instrumental facilities & the best practices of research. Beside our in-house capabilities we have also established collaboration with experts at finest universities, research institutes, national and international laboratories. Numerous problems have been solved and several technological breakthroughs have already been made by our researchers in our own laboratory and also in collaboration with the external experts from different academic institutes as well as professional companies.


We have self-sufficient laboratory with state-of-the-art facilities under one roof having over 3000 sq. ft. working space. Our laboratory is located in a very strategic vicinity of most of the Indian prominent academic as well as commercial institutes and easily reachable from any part of the city (only 30 minutes’ drive from the internal air-port and 10 minutes from Nashik-Mumbai-Pune high-way).

Our Select Clients


Letters of Appreciation




Our Key People


Dr. Swapan Ghosh


Dr. Swapan Ghosh, the founder of Nova Surface-Care centre is a polymer scientist with over 25 years of research experience in academia and Industrial R&D. During his career, Dr. Ghosh worked as Assistant Professor in Venture Business Laboratory of Yamagata University in Japan and, after moving to India, worked as a research scientist in reputed Indian companies in the polymers, adhesives and surface coatings industries including Pidilite, Asian Paints, and Shalimar Paints. Dr. Ghosh is a well-acclaimed name in Indian coating Industries for his scientific knowledge and proficiency in technology innovation, and Development Chain Management (DCM). Dr. Ghosh has introduced more than 100 innovative products during his tenure in Indian Industries and published more than 25 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals. His work on 'Stimulus-responsive superhydrophobic waterborne exterior paint' won him the prestigious Gordon Award in 2008. He has also guided two Ph.D. dissertations in affiliation with Bombay IIT and ICT, respectively. His domain knowledge includes designing of multi-functional nano/smart materials for coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomeric application.

Dr. K Rajesh Kumar


Dr. K. Rajesh Kumar, a Lead scientist and Technical Head of Nova Surface-Care centre, has received Ph.D. degree in Corrosion Science and Engineering from IIT Bombay and has Post-Doctoral research experience in polymer and science from University of Cologne. He has also worked as the Guest scientist in Leibniz Institute of polymer research, Dresden. As one of the founder members of Nova Surface-Care centre, he is engaged in building internal science and technology capabilities for designing nonmaterial and to obtain smart functionalities of coatings and paints to solve some uttering problems of common people in our society. Dr. Rajesh has good numbers of publications and patent in his credential and owned several academic and research awards like NACE NIGIS Corrosion, SSPC best M.Tech thesis of the year, IITB best Ph.D. thesis of the year etc.

Dr. Faisal Ansari


Dr. Faisal Ansari, a Ph.D. in Organic chemistry from Mumbai University, has rich research experience in different Indian companies on syntheses of organic small molecules to macromolecules like organic, inorganic and hybrid polymers. In Nova Surface-Care centre as one of the founder members, he is engaged in building the manufacturing capability of nonmaterial and scale up of formulations from laboratory to plant. Dr. Ansari has also a good number of scientific publications in national and international peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Sumit Kar

Senior Researcher

He is a senior manager in Product innovation and Intellectual property for Nova Surface-Care Centre Pvt. Ltd. He has 18 years of industrial and consulting experience in R&D and intellectual property for new products and process developments in companies of repute such as Solaris Chem-Tech, Clariant Colour Chem, Sci-Tech patent Art, Godfrey Phillips India. He has Masters in OrganicChemistry and Ph.D. in Polymer Technology. He has international publications and patent to his credit. His main interest is product and process innovation, company intelligence and IPR issues. Here he is mainly involved in developing cutting edge new technology for different functional coatings and IPR.


Contact Nova

Nova Surface-Care Center Pvt. Ltd.

Research Center:
Nova Surface Care Centre Pvt. Ltd. Unit Nos. A-108 Kailash Industrial Complex,
Vikhroli - Hiranandani Link Road, Vikhroli (W),
Mumbai 400 079, Maharashtra, India.

Plot no. 22, Emrald Industrial Estate,
Village Dheku, Taluka Khalapur,
District Raigad 410203

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