Swansea University

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Centre for NanoHealth, Swansea University - The College of Engineering at Swansea University is ranked 10th in the UK in Engineering. With our world-class research, links with industry and outstanding facilities. The £22m Centre for NanoHealth (CNH) at Swansea University is a joint venture between Engineering, Medicine and Science - integrating nanotechnology into medical science applications to provide healthcare solutions to healthcare providers and the healthcare industry.
The centre houses fully integrated nanotechnology clean rooms and biomedical R&D laboratories in a unique facility. The nano-fabrication and characterisation class 1000/100 cleanroom are fully equipped for graphene, silicon and non-silicon, microfluidics (lab on chip) and MEMS processing, whilst the class 1000 bioclean room is used for device functionalisation, and 3D printing. The sensor houses a £1.3m NanoProbe - one of only 5 in the world, as well as new AFM, SEM, XPS, Raman, fluorescence microscopy and other characterisation facilities.
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2019
26 Sep

Graphene Based Electrochemical Biosensor For Lab On Chip With Rapid Biomarker Detection

Swansea University, United Kingdom
30 Aug

New study reveals carbon nanotubes measurement possible for the first

Scientists have reported a new approach to measuring the conductivity between identical carbon nanotubes which could be used to help improve the efficiency of electrical power cables in the future.
24 Jul

Black plastics could create renewable energy

Research has found how plastics commonly found in food packaging can be recycled to create new materials like wires for electricity - and could help to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the future.
29 Mar

Micro and nano materials, including clothing for Olympic athletes

A research team of materials engineers and performance scientists has been awarded £1.8 million to develop new products - in areas from the motor industry to packaging and sport - that make use of micro and nano materials based on specialist inks.
2018
12 Oct

3D Printing in the Medical and Dental Industry 2019 - 2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Bryony Core and Dr Nadia Tsao
3 Oct

Supersizing solar cells: researchers print module six times bigger

A perovskite solar module the size of an A4 sheet of paper, which is nearly six times bigger than 10x10 cm2 modules of that type reported before, has been developed by researchers, by using simple and low-cost printing techniques.
29 Aug

Multifunctional Composites 2019-2029: Technology, Players, Market Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Richard Collins
13 Mar

3D Bioprinting 2018 - 2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nadia Tsao
5 Jan

Carbon nanotubes devices may have a limit to how 'nano' they can be

Carbon nanotubes bound for electronics not only need to be as clean as possible to maximize their utility in next-generation nanoscale devices, but contact effects may limit how small a nano device can be, according to researchers.
2017
10 Nov

Tissue Engineering 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nadia Tsao
18 Oct

Liquid metal brings soft robotics a step closer

Researchers have applied electrical charges to manipulate liquid metal into 2D shapes such as letters and a heart.
1 May

Focusing on the mass production of safe, quality graphene

IDTechEx has invited a series of industrial players and leaders active in graphene commercialization to contribute their opinions about the state of the technology and markets. As part of the article series, we will today hear from Perpetuus Advanced Materials who share their candid views on the graphene market progress.
15 Feb

3Dynamic Systems

IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed 3Dynamic Systems CEO Daniel Thomas on February 15, 2017. 3Dynamic Systems is investigating 3D bioprinting and 3D composite printing for medical applications.
2016
5 Dec

Innovations in Large-Area Electronics Conference (innoLAE 2017)

A key event for the large-area electronics community, bringing industry and academia together and providing valuable opportunities to share the latest research results and discuss new projects and collaborations.
26 Oct

Printed energy harvesting device for the next gen smart packaging

A novel printed energy harvesting device, which will play an important role in the development of packaging with electronic functionality.
7 Jul

Centre for printing and coating expands research

Photonic curing is a high-intensity pulsed light technology enabling conductive inks to be sintered or annealed in a matter of milliseconds. The sintering of the ink occurs with minimal or no damage to inexpensive and flexible substrates such as plastic, paper or cardboard.
28 Apr

Lab On Chip Graphene Sensors For Point Of Care Diagnostics

Swansea University, United Kingdom
7 Apr

Healthcare technologies at IDTechEx Show!

The upcoming IDTechEx event in Europe will be an opportunity to learn about the innovative technologies that will disrupt the healthcare industry. This event will take place on 27-28 April 2016 at the Estrel in Berlin, Germany.
6 Jan

Trail-blazing team 3D printing human tissue

Plastic surgeons at the Welsh centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery in Morriston Hospital are working with engineers and scientists to develop 3-D printed tissue - made from human cells.
2015
7 Sep

CPI to print low cost energy harvesting device

The Centre for Process Innovation has announced a new project to develop a novel printed energy harvesting device that is powered by near-field communication.