Graphene Flagship Events
The Graphene Flagship organises a variety of events for researchers, industry and early career researchers in order to inspire you to engage in better research, innovation and collaboration. The project is also represented at external tradeshows and exhibitions.
For the first time the event was a lunch to lunch meeting and included a series of talks and workshops aimed at supporting the career development of women working in graphene.
The Graphene Flagship organizes Graphene Study to educate students and early career researchers interested in graphene and its applications. Graphene Study 2019 will covered fundamental science and material synthesis for graphene, 2 dimensional materials (2DM), their heterostructures, and 2DM applications for electronics, spintronics and optoelectronics.
The EU-China Workshop was held on 07-08 December 2018 at Dresden University of Technology, in Dresden, Germany. The workshop's aim was to be a forum for the exchange of experiences, practices and ideas related to the current and emerging topics associated with the fundamental materials synthesis, physics and devices for graphene and related 2D materials. In addition, the objective was to explore further possibilities for collaborative research opportunities between researchers in Europe and China.
The 3rd EU-Japan Workshop was held on 9-11 November 2018, at Tohoku University, in Sendai, Japan. This workshop provides the opportunity for Japanese and European researchers to discuss and exchange information on the progress in the area of graphene and related two-dimensional (2D) materials (GRM), fundamental physical phenomena and devices. The aim is to facilitate scientific exchanges and identify the needs and mechanisms for future collaborations.
The EU-Australia Workshop was held on 17-19 October 2018, in Adelaide and Sydney respectively. Co-organized by the Australian Research Council (ARC) Hub for Graphene Enabled Industry Transformation, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), and the European Graphene Flagship project, this workshop provided a platform for discussing the common challenges and opportunities in moving graphene from lab to products.
This event was organised in collaboration with the Graphene Flagship as part of the Graphene Marketplace event series. Graphene: revolution is coming to Earth... and Space brought together the public, press, Leonardo employees, and representatives from across Flagship divisions, to discuss the future possibilities and opportunities for graphene related materials.
The Women in Graphene initiative within the Graphene Flagship has been set up to help support women and create a more gender diverse scientific community.
The 4th US-EU Workshop was held on 13-14 September 2018 at Kursaal Congress Centre, in San Sebastian (Spain) as part of the Graphene Week 2018 conference. Co-organized by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the European Graphene Flagship project, this workshop provided a venue for discussing the common challenges and opportunities in this rapidly developing research area.
The 13th edition of Graphene Week held at the Kursaal Congress Centre and Auditorium in the beautiful city of San Sebastian, Spain, came to a close on 14 September. The week featured talks, workshops, discussions, posters, demonstrations, and vital opportunities for meeting and networking.
The 4th EU-Korea Workshop was held on 8-9 September 2018 in San Sebastian, Spain immediately before the Graphene Week 2018 conference. The workshop's aim was to be a forum for the exchange of experiences, practices and ideas related to the current and emerging topics associated with the basic chemistry approach, materials synthesis, application development and commercialization for graphene and related 2D materials.
The Graphene Study 2018, summer edition, titled 2D materials for environment and energy applications, delved into deeper aspects of how things work, exploring experimenters' techniques in studying energy and environmental applications for graphene, mainly filtration and energy storage technologies. Leading academic and industry experts from around the world provided delegates with their insights on topics from nanofluidics and power generation to desalination using graphene.
The workshop was an opportunity for women and men in the flagship and beyond to consider the challenges and opportunities presented to women working in the traditionally male-dominated science field and to empower them to succeed.
Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organised by the GSMA and held in Barcelona, Spain, in late February every year. The 2018 edition of MWC attracted over 100 000 attendees, 2 400 exhibitors and was covered by more than 3 500 members of international press and media.
The topic of Graphene Study 2018, winter edition, was Structural characterisation of graphene-based materials. The event provided delegates with a strategic overview of the most common techniques and methodologies available to determine the nature, composition and behaviour of 2D nanomaterials, thin films and nanostructured composites. Attendees learned how different techniques can be used to probe into the internal structure and properties of a 2D material or composite.
The 3rd EU-Korea Workshop was held on 05-06 December 2017, at Ramada Plaza Hotel, in Jeju, Korea.