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 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 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 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 […]
Applications 26th June 2015
Nick Parker, a newly recruited Digital Marketing Officer for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at The University of Manchester, writes about his perspectives on the Graphene Week Industry Workshops. I arrived early on the morning of the fourth day of Graphene Industry Workshops, but the conference space at the National Graphene Institute was […]
Applications 23rd June 2015
Graphene Week 2015 officially opened at The University of Manchester yesterday (Monday 22 June). The key international conference is organised by the Graphene Flagship, a 1bn euro research initiative. Over 650 academics arrived at University Place on Oxford Road for the first packed day as Graphene Week was held in Manchester for the first time. […]
Collaborations 7th May 2014
Announcing new investments into graphene commercialisation in March’s Budget, Chancellor George Osborne described the material as a “great British discovery that we should break the habit of a lifetime with and commercially develop in Britain”. As the new business director for the National Graphene Institute (NGI), which has its new £61m building opening here at […]