Collaborations 16th May 2019
Ahead of the American Graphene Summit in May. Adrian Nixon, Editor of the Nixene Journal sat down with James Baker, CEO Graphene@Manchester on why America should explore the potential of graphene. If you want to find out why graphene is important then James Baker is one of the best placed people to ask. James Baker […]
Collaborations 21st February 2019
The Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) officially opened its doors in December 2018. The facility is the second building focused on graphene research and development at The University of Manchester. The GEIC focuses on industry-led application development in partnership with academics. It will fill a critical gap in the graphene and 2D materials ecosystem by providing facilities […]
Collaborations 6th June 2018
James Baker, CEO of Graphene@Manchester and commercialisation lead for 2D Materials within the Henry Royce Institute, believes building science supply chains will help bring academia and businesses ever closer as they compete for government funding to meet the grand challenges ahead. The coming together of universities and businesses should be the perfect partnership – but […]
Collaborations 23rd May 2018
James Baker, CEO of Graphene@Manchester, believes the strategic investment being made in Manchester to underpin its advanced materials capability has the potential to create a global economic powerhouse. James will co-host a round table at the forthcoming FT UK Business Conference Opportunities for Future Growth in the North organised by Financial Times LIVE. The future […]
Applications 4th August 2017
Last week the Government announced that new diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned in the UK from 2040 in a bid to tackle air pollution. It was also announced that the Government would invest £246m in battery technology.
Applications 4th January 2017
The Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has been open for just over six months. Over that time, we’ve had an incredible 80000 visitors. People have described the exhibition as inspiring, fun, and informative.
Collaborations 13th December 2016
The portraits, which feature people who work with graphene at The University of Manchester can be seen from street level and line the perimeter of the building.
Applications 18th July 2016
The National Graphene Institute (NGI) opened its doors in March 2015. In the last 16 months the graphene community has made great strides in both developing research and establishing a viable commercial base. The new facilities afforded to our 240+ graphene academics by the NGI have seen unique and unexpected fundamental research. Some recent findings demonstrating […]
Collaborations 25th June 2016
Sara Lowes unveiled her original graphene inspired composition Graphene Suite during Graphene Week 2015. Graphene Week is an annual gathering for international leading experts on graphene and two-dimensional materials, creating Europe’s most influential conference. Organised by the Graphene Flagship, the conference provides a platform for the graphene academic community to present the latest scientific results, outstanding […]
Applications 26th April 2016
Some people have been curious as to why The University of Manchester didn’t patent graphene. Clive Rowland, CEO of UMI3, explains. The University of Manchester neither discovered nor invented graphene; rather it was the place where this extraordinary material was first isolated from graphite and correctly identified as graphene late in 2003. Graphene had been known about […]