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Graphene Week takes place from 25-29 September 2017 in Athens, Greece. Join the Annual Gathering for Graphene Technology Leaders!
Graphene Study 2017
Register now to join Graphene Study 2017 in Sweden on electronic and photonic devices and their applications. Learn from leading experts and build networks for your future career!
Graphene Connect
Don't miss the Graphene Connect workshop on INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES on 22 June from 12:00-18:30 at the National Graphene Institute of The University of Manchester. Register now!
Join the Graphene Flagship
The Graphene Flagship is now inviting organisations with specific competences, including topics such as Ecotoxicity, Neural Interfaces, Sensors and Smart Textiles, to submit their Expression of Interest to join the consortium.




Let there be Light: Deterministic arrays of Quantum DotsLet there be Light: Deterministic arrays of Quantum DotsA key result from Flagship researchers demonstrates large scale, fully integrable arrays of single photon quantum emitters in layered materials, which may lead to hybrid on-chip photonics devices for networks and sensing.<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/News/2017/LED-arrays-single-photon-graphene-flagship-750.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> 05:58:32069010aspx178htmlFalseaspx
The Graphene Flagship Steers Towards Higher Technology Readiness LevelThe Graphene Flagship Steers Towards Higher Technology Readiness LevelSix application-oriented spearhead projects and an invitation to express interest in joining the consortium. Those are examples of how the Graphene Flagship will move forward as it reaches midterm of its ten-year voyage. <img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/750x400/Jari_Kinaret_2017_750x400.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> 05:58:32052492aspx763htmlFalseaspx
Report from BostonReport from BostonAs a receiver of a Graphene Flagship Mobility Grant, Santiago Cartamil Bueno from TU Delft has just completed a stay at Boston University, in the Atomic Membrane laboratory of Professor Scott Bunch. Here is his short report of the experience.<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/News/2017/Santiago_Boston_750x400.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> 05:58:32047959aspx498htmlFalseaspx
Hybrid Heterostructures with Programmable PotentialsHybrid Heterostructures with Programmable PotentialsIn a novel controllable chemical method, Flagship researchers have created hybrid nanomaterials that can be tailored to have programmable electronic and optical properties - ideal for designing new types of electronics with new functionalities.<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/News/2017/hybrid-heterstructure-graphene-flagship-750.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> 05:58:32021551aspx797htmlFalseaspx
Spotlight: Cinzia CasiraghiSpotlight: Cinzia CasiraghiThe Graphene Flagship's Spotlight series tells the stories behind the research. Cinzia Casiraghi describes her experiences working in academic graphene research, and the challenges she faced in becoming a professor.<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/News/2017/cinzia-casiraghi-spotlight-graphene-flagship-750.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> 05:58:32016438aspx702htmlFalseaspx
Join the Graphene FlagshipJoin the Graphene FlagshipThe Graphene Flagship is now inviting organisations with specific competences, including topics such as Ecotoxicity, Neural Interfaces, Sensors and Smart Textiles, to submit their Expression of Interest to join the consortium.<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/News/2017/Research750x400.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> 05:58:32014391aspx874htmlFalseaspx
Dark-State Gas SensorsDark-State Gas SensorsThe Graphene Flagship is exploring graphene and related materials for novel sensor concepts. A new mechanism of gas sensing using dark exciton states has been proposed for efficient sensing via distinct optical fingerprints.<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/News/2017/nanosensor750x340.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> 05:58:3209232aspx1082htmlFalseaspx
Ultra-Thin Logic: Flexible Computing with Layered MaterialsUltra-Thin Logic: Flexible Computing with Layered MaterialsResearchers from the Graphene Flagship have demonstrated the first fully functional microprocessor based on a layered material. The processor chip consists of 115 integrated transistors and is a first step toward ultra-thin, flexible logic devices. <img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/News/2017/Microprocessor-Chip-Flexible-Computer-750.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> 05:58:32086034aspx1703htmlFalseaspx
Ink-Jet Printable and Biocompatible Layered ElectronicsInk-Jet Printable and Biocompatible Layered ElectronicsIn a step toward rapid and low-cost prototyping of electronic devices, researchers from the Graphene Flagship have demonstrated fully ink-jet printed programmable memory devices, using biocompatible water-based inks.<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/News/2017/ink-jet-printed-memory-heterostructures-Graphene-Flagship-750.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> 05:58:32081703aspx1312htmlFalseaspx
Graphene-Based Neural Probes Probe Brain Activity in High ResolutionGraphene-Based Neural Probes Probe Brain Activity in High ResolutionGraphene-based transistors enable a flexible neural probe with excellent signal-to-noise ratio. Such probes are useful for examining neural activity for understanding diseases, as well as in neuroprosthetics for control of artificial limbs.<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/News/2017/neural-probe-graphene-flexible-Flagship-750.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> 05:58:32081582aspx2636htmlFalseaspx





Graphene Connect - Investment opportunitiesGraphene Connect - Investment opportunitiesIndustrial WorkshopUnited Kingdom22/06/2017 10:30:0022/06/2017 16:30:00 05:58:32075798aspx1871htmlFalseaspx
Graphene Study 2017Graphene Study 2017Graphene StudySweden25/06/2017 13:00:0030/06/2017 12:00:00 05:58:32075789aspx1482htmlFalseaspx
International Workshop China-EUInternational Workshop China-EUInternational Workshop29/06/2017 07:00:0002/07/2017 15:00:00 05:58:32071951aspx97htmlFalseaspx

 External events



18th Trends in Nanotechnology International Conference, TNT 201718th Trends in Nanotechnology International Conference, TNT 2017External EventDresden, Germany 07:00:00 18th edition of Trends in Nanotechnology International Conference (TNT2017) is being launched following the overwhelming success of earlier Nanotechnology Conferences. The TNT2017 edition will take place in TU Dresden Auditorium Center (Dresden, Germany). On the occasion of TNT2017 a Graphene one-day Symposium will be organized in collaboration with ICN2 (Spain) and will take place on June 06. This high-level scientific meeting series aims to present a broad range of current research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology as well as related policies (European Commission, etc.) or other kind of initiatives (iNANO, nanoGUNE, MANA, GDR-I, etc.). TNT events have demonstrated that they are particularly effective in transmitting information and establishing contacts among workers in this field. The TNT2017 structure will keep the fundamental features of the previous editions, providing a unique opportunity for broad interaction.11/04/2017 07:46:14085932aspx65
“The science and technology of 2D materials” symposium at the 21st International conference on Solid State Ionics“The science and technology of 2D materials” symposium at the 21st International conference on Solid State IonicsExternal EventPadova, Italy 07:00:00 and related bi-dimensional (2D) materials and hybrid structures (GRM) have a combination of properties that could make them key enablers in many application fields, generating new products not obtainable with current materials. To fully exploit the technological advantages offered by GRMs it is essential to acquire the ability to select, control and manipulate individual and/or stacked GRMs. There has been much progress in the synthesis, via both top down and bottom up approaches, and characterization of GRMs. However, several challenges remain in understanding their properties and interactions with external probes to realize their tremendous potential for applications. A key area relies on the development of advanced methods to produce cheap GRMs, combining structural functions with embedded (opto)electronics, in an environmentally sustainable manner. Other challenges extend to development of GRMs-based energy devices for conversion and storage as well as advancements toward the realization of novel sensors and composites that take advantage of the GRMs chemical, biological and mechanical properties. Graphene is the latest carbon allotrope to be experimentally discovered, and it is now at the centre of a significant experimental research effort after the initial stage devoted to study its fundamental physical properties. In particular, near-ballistic transport at room temperature and high carrier mobilities make it a potential material for microelectronics, especially for high frequency applications. It is now possible to produce graphene samples with areas exceeding thousands of square centimetres by means of chemical vapour deposition (CVD), and inks with controlled morphological and rheological properties. An ongoing effort is being devoted to large-scale production and growth of high quality graphene on different substrates of choice, i.e. dielectrics, via CVD. Graphene is important not only for its own properties, but at an even higher level because it provides the first demonstration of a truly 2D material. Therefore, it is the paradigm for a new class of materials such as chalcogenides, metal oxides that like graphite are formed by coupling between atomically thin layers via van der Waals forces The resulting 2D crystals have shown a variety of novel thermal and electrical properties, and are of interest for both fundamental studies and practical applications. Recent developments in synthesis, structural characterizations, properties, and applications of GRMs for the conversion (photovoltaics, thermoelectric, fuel cells) and storage (e.g., batteries, supercapacitors) of energy, as well as in the field of microelectronics, sensors and robotics will be the focus of the symposium. Abstracts are solicited in, but not necessarily limited to, the following areas Progress in the synthesis of graphene/2d crystals/hybrid systems; Doping and functionalization (chemical modification); Electronic, optical, thermal, chemical, and mechanical properties of 2D crystals; Assembly of 2d sheets into controlled 3d architectures and superlattices structures; Theoretical modeling of electronic, thermal, optical, chemical and mechanical properties of 2d crystals; Novel characterization techniques; Photoconductivity, thermoelectricity, and energy storage and conversion; Fabrication and characterization of GRM-based flexible devices, sensors, actuators; Meso- and Macro-scale systems - composites and thin films; Applications and commercialisation; Health/toxicity related issues. In this Symposium are also welcome those contributions which cover the topics beyond the above-described areas. This is done to provide the audience with a comprehensive description of Solid State Ionics. If your contribution is difficult to host within the above areas, please do not hesitate to contact directly the Conference Chairmen at for advice.21/03/2017 12:10:12080457aspx72
1st Workshop “NanoBioMed Sardinia 20171st Workshop “NanoBioMed Sardinia 2017External EventConference Room of Quarté Sayal, Via Garibaldi 87, 07041 Alghero (SS), Sardinia, Italy.http://nanobiomedsardinia.uniss.it24/06/2017 07:00:00 workshop aims at providing a forum to the large community of scientists working on Nanotechnology for Biomedical applications. We will cover areas related to different nanomaterials, in particular 2D materials such as graphene, with sessions including the following themes * Synthesis, processing and multiscale characterization for medical applications * Bone regeneration * Neuroscience * Cardiology * Nanotoxicology Moreover, the workshop will aim at presenting the results obtained within the Graphene Flagship Partnering Project “G-IMMUNOMICS”. For more details regarding the conference, please see the website http// Important deadlines Abstract submission April 15 Registration May 5 21/03/2017 12:09:48080456aspx65

Explore graphene

What is graphene?
Graphene – a single layer of carbon atoms – may be the most amazing and versatile substance available to mankind.
The history of graphene
If you have ever drawn with a pencil, you’ve probably made graphene.
The European roadmap for graphene science and technology
This roadmap was developed within the framework of the Graphene Flagship and outlines the main targets and research areas as best understood at the start of this ambitious project.

About the Project

About Graphene Flagship
The Graphene Flagship is a Future and Emerging Technology Flagship by the European Commission.
The Graphene Flagship coordinates over 150 academic and industrial research groups in 23 countries, and has close to 50 associate members.
Divisions and Work Packages
The 20 Work Packages of the Graphene Flagship are divided into six divisions; four of them scientific and one each for Partnering Projects and Administration.