|Headquarters||Portslade, near Brighton|
D3O is a Brighton-based business that develops ground breaking smart materials to provide impact protection. D3O has a unique patented technology that’s used to make a soft, flexible and distinctive orange-coloured shock absorbing material used in a range of markets including motorcycle, sportswear, footwear, electronics, military and workwear. It exports to around 40 countries and around 90% of sales are from overseas - 40% from the US. It currently employs around 60 people and is growing rapidly. Today, D3O leads and challenges the world of impact protection and shock absorption with innovative pioneering solutions for its customers.