THE ENGINEER: Manchester Uni teams share £70k graphene award

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 25/7/2019

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Two new technology businesses share this year’s £70,000 prize for novel applications of graphene and other 2D materials.

The two teams, based at The University of Manchester, are addressing key societal challenges on future energy and food security. They are seeking breakthroughs by using 2D materials to produce hydrogen to generate energy, and by designing polymer hydrogels to increase food production.

 

https://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/news/eli-and-brit-harari-graphene-enterprise-award-2019-winners-announced/

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TitleManchester Uni teams share £70k graphene award
Media name/outletThe Engineer
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date25/07/19
DescriptionTwo teams from the University of Manchester are to share a £70,000 prize for novel applications of graphene.Both teams are addressing key societal challenges on future energy and food security: seeking breakthroughs by using 2D materials to produce hydrogen to generate energy, and by designing polymer hydrogels to increase food production.
URLhttps://www.theengineer.co.uk/manchester-70k-graphene-award/
PersonsAndre Geim, Jae Jong Byun, Suelen Barg, Wenji Yang, Beenish Siddique, Luke Georghiou