FINANCIAL TIMES: The people developing graphene on a big scale

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 19/12/2018

Description

What is it like to work at the forefront of human knowledge? Researchers and company employees are finding out as the £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre opens in Manchester.

Graphene was first discovered at the University of Manchester in 2004. The material — lighter and stronger than steel and also a good conductor — is a one-atom thick layer of carbon.

Researchers are studying the application of it to products including running shoes, batteries, wearable biosensors, paint, thermometers and cycle helmets.

Media coverage

TitleThe people developing graphene on a big scale
Media name/outletFinancial Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date19/12/18
DescriptionWhat is it like to work at the forefront of human knowledge? Researchers and company employees are finding out as the £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre opens in Manchester.

Graphene was first discovered at the University of Manchester in 2004. The material — lighter and stronger than steel and also a good conductor — is a one-atom thick layer of carbon.

Researchers are studying the application of it to products including running shoes, batteries, wearable biosensors, paint, thermometers and cycle helmets.
URLhttps://www.ft.com/content/e9320aa8-0226-11e9-9d01-cd4d49afbbe3?FTCamp=engage/CAPI/webapp/Channel_Moreover//B2B
PersonsMaria Iliut, Nathan Feddy, Suelen Barg, Philip Hirst