Applications 9th September 2021
As Manchester technology SME Nanoplexus becomes a Tier 2 partner of the GEIC, chief executive Jae Jong Byun tells the story behind the company and outlines the potential for a new material called MXene to transform the landscape of advanced manufacturing.
Applications 8th June 2021
James Baker, CEO of Graphene@Manchester, says innovation in advanced materials has the potential to support social, economic and technological opportunities to help achieve a green recovery following the impact of COVID-19.
Applications 12th March 2021
A year after lockdown, Graphene@Manchester CEO James Baker and Application Manager Paul Wiper reflect on a period of unprecedented change and adaptation at the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC).
Applications 1st December 2020
James Baker, CEO of Graphene@Manchester, says we need to explore with far more urgency how advanced materials can transform our built environment towards a low-carbon future.
Applications 11th November 2020
Advanced materials and the Manchester model of innovation can play a key role in supporting the aerospace and automotive sectors to produce greener products by the mid-2030s, writes James Baker, CEO of Graphene@Manchester
Applications 20th November 2019
Last weekend (16-17th of November) saw ten teams of multi-disciplinary backgrounds, from across the UK and Europe, work through the night to design, prototype and pitch a product incorporating conductive graphene inks. Teams would print, wire and code their ideas into reality over the 24-hour long competition hosted at the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC). […]
Applications 31st October 2019
The University of Manchester may have isolated the two-dimensional material but new and exciting developments continue to happen right here on campus. With the completion of the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre at the end of 2018, the University has the capability to quickly take a potential graphene application from the research lab to a proof […]
Applications 10th October 2019
Graphene was the world’s first two-dimensional material. Stronger than steel, more conductive than copper, flexible and transparent, graphene’s properties have captured the imagination of many since its isolation in 2004. Due to graphene’s diverse properties, it lends itself to a multitude of applications from composites and coatings, water filtration, sensors, electronics and biomedical applications. Graphene has […]
Applications 17th June 2019
Teams will compete to develop and prototype innovative product ideas using conductive graphene inks in the world’s first Graphene Hackathon. Saturday 16 and Sunday, 17 November 2019 the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) a purpose-built facility which aims to nurture Manchester’s growing community of graphene companies and scientists will open its doors for a weekend […]
Applications 24th September 2018
Nathan Feddy, a Research Technician at the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) at The University of Manchester talks us through a typical day commissioning equipment at the University’s second building dedicated to graphene and 2D materials research due to open at the end of 2018. The first three months working for the GEIC have been […]