Keynote focuses on graphene - the route to commercialisation from the lab to the market place


James Baker C.Eng FIET, CEO of Graphene@Manchester will give a keynote talk at the prestigious 5th HVM New Materials Conference 2019 Cambridge (6-7 November 2019) on the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC), creating a unique pipeline of capability to fast-track graphene’s commercial potential.

Graphene and 2D Materials have many applications and potential across the aerospace and space and other industrial and retail sectors, from light weighting of structures to novel energy storage mechanisms to enhance thermal management capabilities.

The foundations for a productive commercial infrastructure have been created in Manchester and the wider region. What we need for graphene’s commercial benefits to come to fruition is a thriving, functioning ecosystem. Manchester University’s vision to create a Graphene City® goes beyond physical buildings; we are creating a critical mass of scientists, engineers, industrialists, innovators, entrepreneurs, supply chain and manufacturers.

Manchester was the world’s first modern industrial city; now James Baker and colleagues want to establish a Graphene City®.

Keynote: James Baker C.Eng FIET, Business Director Graphene and Director of the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) at The University of Manchester.

Industrial academics from Cambridge University (Materials science and metallurgy and Cambridge Graphene Centre), Cranfield University (2D materials and manufacturing) and Imperial College (Grantham Inst) are taking part.

Dates and Times: Registration opens at 10:30am on Wednesday 6th November

Location: Wordsworth Building, Robinson College, Cambridge, UK

The conference starts at 11:00am on Wednesday 6th November and closes at 5:00pm on Thursday 7th.

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