3D printable 2D materials show promise to improve energy storage
For the first time, a team of researchers have formulated inks using the 2D material MXene, to produce 3D printed interdigitated electrodes.
Will your future computer be made using bacteria?
In order to create new and more efficient computers, medical devices, and other advanced technologies, researchers are turning to nanomaterials: materials manipulated on the scale of atoms or molecules that exhibit unique properties.
Red wine may hold the key to next-gen wearable technology
A team of scientists are seeking to kick-start a wearable technology revolution by creating flexible fibres and adding acids from red wine.
Solar cell defect mystery solved after decades of global effort
A team of scientists has solved a key flaw in solar panels after 40 years of research around the world.
BatterySense Project works on development of next generation batteries
CPI is part of a project focused on next generation battery and sensor work. Operating alongside partners on the BatterySense programme, CPI is supporting work to reduce the size of existing wireless sensing form factors by exploiting additive manufacture. This allows for the intimate integration of batteries into the substrates of ultrathin label-like sensors fabricated by roll-to-roll processes.
Versarien Group is a UK company formed in 2010 and are the parent group for a few advanced material companies. The company acquire IP rich companies.
Grapheneca (renamed from Nano Graphene Inc founded in 2016) is a US based graphene producer.
Atomic Mechanics manufacture force and pressure sensors using graphene material. IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Dr Christian Berger (CTO).
Graphene@Manchester at The University of Manchester
Graphene@Manchester at The University of Manchester is an on-going programme of activity to ensure that Manchester and the UK play a leading international role in developing the revolutionary potential of graphene.
First scalable graphene yarns for wearable textiles produced
A team of researchers have developed a method to produce scalable graphene-based yarn. Multi-functional wearable e-textiles have been a focus of much attention due to their great potential for healthcare, sportswear, fitness and aerospace applications. Graphene has been considered a potentially good material for these types of applications due to its high conductivity, and flexibility.
Advanced Microstructures have developed a process for non-invasive alignment of graphene and other 2D materials. IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Dr Richard Fields (Managing Director).
Flags that generate energy from wind and sun
Scientists have created flags that can generate electrical energy using wind and solar power. The novel wind and solar energy-harvesting flags have been developed using flexible piezoelectric strips and flexible photovoltaic cells.
Graphene printed electronics
A team of researchers have found a low cost method for producing graphene printed electronics, which significantly speeds up and reduces the cost of conductive graphene inks.
CPI collaborates on BodySense Project
The Centre for Process Innovation is part of a collaboration aiming to improve the performance of smart devices used to capture real-time health and lifestyle data. Working with a number of partners on the BodySense project, CPI is supporting the development of next generation multi-functional sensing devices.