The new Cambridge Graphene centre will be funded by a £12 million Government grant and £13 million from industry. Experts in Cambridge are delighted at the development.
Graphene's potential is beyond doubt, but much more research is needed if we are to develop it to a point where it proves of benefit to society as a whole.
"The pioneering work of Cambridge engineers and scientists in fields such as carbon nanotechnology and flexible electronics, coupled with our record working with industry and launching spin-out firms based on our research, means that we are in a unique position to take graphene to that next level."
We are targeting applications and manufacturing processes, and broadening research to other two-dimensional materials and hybrid systems. The integration of these new materials could bring a new dimension to future technologies, creating faster, thinner, stronger, more flexible broadband devices."
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Increasing cloud and rain overnight. Blustery and cold tomorrow.
Events are taking place in Cambridge, Norwich, Colchester, Southend and Lowestoft today, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Cloud will increase through the day with rain arriving by dawn.