Solving The Graphene Scale-Up Problem (Graphene Europe 2018)

Mr Martin Kemp, Nanomaterials Specialist
United Kingdom


Europe 2018 Presentation - Versarien*
Europe 2018 Audio Presentation - Versarien*
Europe 2018 Video Presentation - Versarien*

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Presentation Summary

With graphene enhanced materials demonstrating significant benefits, the current challenge is to scale up production volumes to meet anticipated demand. In the 2 years Versarien's Nanene production capacity has increased 1000 fold. Predictions for graphene demand for the next decade are in the 1000's of tonnes per annum. This presentation will discuss how Versarien will meet those demands.

Speaker Biography (Martin Kemp)

Martin Kemp is a materials scientist who specialises in the commercialisation of graphene and nanomaterials. In 2018 he authored the BSI PAS 1201 standard for Graphene, and is Chairman of the IOM3 Nanomaterials Committee. His previous government roles include Principal Scientist at QinetiQ, International Technology Promoter for DTi, NanoKTN Theme Manager for BIS. More recently, he was Business Development Director of Haydale Ltd and Director of Xcience Ltd.

Company Profile (Versarien)

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Founded in 2011, Versarien's mission is to create new materials suitable for commercial use. To date, Versarien's management has been quick to realise the potential of innovative technologies and capitalise on this. Versarien's current portfolio of companies is at the forefront of innovation; its subsidiaries manufacture hard wearing materials suitable for arduous environments, micro-porous metals for thermal management, plastics ready for graphene enhancement, as well as graphene R&D and Nanene manufacture.
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