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 […]
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 […]
Collaborations 3rd July 2015
Following the activities that took place at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) alongside Graphene Week, The University of Manchester would like to thank all those who attended and helped out at the Graphene Experimental Weekender. Thank you folks! Thank you all for visiting us at MOSI and for building a large graphene sheet. […]