Europe’s materials science community has been the first to benefit from a multi-million euro Flagship programme funded by the European Commission and launched in 2013 to take graphene from the lab to the market in 10 years.
However, to achieve its wider goals the initiative needs to establish a pipeline for commercialisation.
"The purpose of the flagship is not to perform research—it’s to bring research into society," Helena Theander, a senior member of the Graphene Flagship’s innovation team, told TMR. "Graphene Connect is a process to get more industry players interested in graphene and related 2D materials".
Read the full article in the latest issue of Translational Materials Research (TMR).