Eldon Tate

Chief Executive Officer

Inhibit Coatings

Inhibit Coatings Limited is a New Zealand based company producing leading edge antimicrobial coatings. Inhibit Coatings uses a unique silver nanoparticle functionalisation method that produces physically robust, low-leaching and long lifetime antimicrobial coatings.

Eldon Tate graduated with a PhD in Chemistry from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, in 2016. He completed his PhD under the supervision of Professor Jim Johnston in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences. His research focussed on functional materials, imparting new and interesting properties to plastics and paints through the incorporation of nanoparticles. This research is at heart of the Inhibit Coatings technology.