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The Graphene Flagship is research, innovation and collaboration


Funded by the European Commission, the Graphene Flagship aims to secure a major role for Europe in the ongoing technological revolution, helping to bring graphene innovation out of the lab and into commercial applications.

The Graphene Flagship gathers 170+ academic and industrial partners from 21 countries. Bringing diverse competencies together, the Graphene Flagship facilitates cooperation between its partners, accelerating the timeline for industry acceptance of graphene technologies. Have a look around!

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Graphene for foam and coating applications


Based at Technische Universität Dresden, Ali Shaygan Nia is a business developer for graphene-based coatings and composites for environmental applications such as air and water purification and anticorrosion coatings. Shaygan Nia has a PhD in polymer chemistry and more than six years’ experience developing graphene and 2D materials for composites and coatings. He also has experience on graphene-based product development and commercialisation by acting as application engineer at the Graphene Flagship's spin-off Sixonia Tech. Shaygan Nia now offers his thoughts on the current state of graphene in foam and coating applications.

By Rebecca Waters / 18 February 2021
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Graphene Flagship Spearheads

Developing new and improved products with integrated graphene or related materials. The Graphene Flagship funds a number of spearhead projects, initiatives with well-defined, application-oriented objectives that are motivated by market opportunities. These spearheads focus on a wide range of application areas, but all have the common goal of developing new or improved products with integrated graphene or related materials.

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Events

20-24 September 2021

Graphene Week 2021


Graphene Week is Europe´s Leading Graphene Conference, bringing together the latest innovations and leading-edge technology and research on graphene from more than 200 experts related to industry and academia meeting to explore the hottest topics influencing the field (industry). The 15th edition of Graphene Week will be held in Strasbourg, France, 20-24 September 2021.

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Divisions and work packages

The Graphene Flagship is implemented in six divisions: four of them scientific and one each for Partnering Projects and Administration. Within the divisions are a total of 19 Work Packages, 15 on research and innovation and four on operative management aspects.

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