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 […]
Applications 26th March 2018
The Eli and Britt Harari Graphene Enterprise Award, in association with Sir Andre Geim, is an annual award to help establish new enterprises in graphene and other 2D materials at The University of Manchester.
Applications 31st October 2017
Following the announcement of this year’s winner of the Eli and Britt Harari Graphene Enterprise Award, we caught up with Sebastian Leaper-last year’s winner, to find out what he’s been up to since he won the award.
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 13th March 2017
Last week over 100,000 people from across the globe descended on the mobile capital of the world, Barcelona to attend the Mobile World Congress (MWC). The MWC is the world’s largest mobile conference allowing businesses the opportunity to showcase the next big thing in mobile 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.
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 […]
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 […]
Applications 19th November 2015
On Friday 23 October 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the University. There was no doubt that day would be a big day. Fortunately, after planning and rehearsing for quite a long time, I wasn’t feeling that nervous. I arrived early in the morning, but there was already a crowd of thousands opposite the National […]