Collaborations 6th December 2020
With the launch of Nobel Week 2020 (5-13 December), we take an opportunity to reflect on the achievements of graphene pioneers Professors Andre Geim and Konstantin (Kostya) Novoselov, who were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics a decade ago.
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
Collaborations 17th July 2020
Danilo da Silva Mariano, leader of Gerdau’s Graphene and Advanced Materials R&D Centre, tells us why Gerdau chose to work with Graphene@Manchester.
Collaborations 9th January 2020
James Baker CEO Graphene@Manchester highlights the innovation partnership between Graphene@Manchester and Abu Dhabi in the run-up to the World Future Energy Summit (*based on an article being published in the Nixene Journal) Manchester is pioneering a model of innovation that has a global reach – and Abu Dhabi is set to be among the first […]
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.