Jump to content

News articles

Electronics / Research / Collaboration

Ink-Jet Printable and Biocompatible Layered Electronics


In 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.

By Sophia Lloyd / 28 March 2017
sensors / Biomedical / Research

Graphene-based neural probes probe brain activity in high resolution


Graphene-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.

By Sophia Lloyd / 27 March 2017
Innovation / Exhibition / Telecom

Graphene Connect: from Datacom to IoT


The Graphene Connect meeting, From Datacom to IoT, was held on 2 March 2017 at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, alongside the Graphene Experience Zone, with sessions on data communications, flexible electronics and sensors.

By Sophia Lloyd / 24 March 2017
Exhibition / Innovation / Industry

Graphene made impact on Mobile World Congress


The cutting-edge prototypes and demonstrators from Graphene Flagship Partners and Associate Members showcased in the Graphene Experience Zone made a fantastic impact on Mobile World Congress, the global technology community’s largest event.

By Sophia Lloyd / 24 March 2017
diversity / Collaboration / Our project

Women in Graphene - Career Development Day


Timed to coincide with International Women’s Day on the 8 March the Graphene Flagship’s Women in Graphene event drew a sell out crowd at University College London to hear from inspirational speakers and develop their professional network.

By Siân Fogden / 22 March 2017
Our project / Collaboration / Research

Graphene Flagship Leaders Focus on the Future


The Graphene Flagship management and advisory council gathered in Cambridge for the annual Science and Technology Forum. The Forum was an opportunity to discuss the future directions of the Flagship and define plans for the Core 2 phase.

By Graphene Flagship / 27 February 2017
Innovation / Composites / Research

Scalable 100% yield production of conductive graphene inks


Conductive inks based on graphene and layered materials are key for low-cost manufacturing of flexible electronics, novel energy solutions, composites and coatings. A new method for liquid-phase exfoliation of graphite paves the way for scalable production.

By Sophia Lloyd / 21 February 2017
Research / Energy / Sustainability

Graphene Interface Engineering for Large Area, High Efficiency Solar Cells


Perovskite-based solar cells have record high efficiencies converting solar energy to electrical power, but suffer efficiency reductions at large areas. Researchers in the Graphene Flagship have overcome these limitations with graphene, making large area solar cells with superior performances.

By Sophia Lloyd / 15 February 2017
Industry / Exhibition / Telecom

Graphene Experience Zone at Mobile World Congress


Following the success of the Graphene Pavilion at Mobile World Congress 2016 and Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016, graphene is back at MWC 2017 with an immersive Experience Zone exploring graphene mobile innovation.

By Graphene Flagship / 16 January 2017
Research / Collaboration / sensors

Ultra-Fast, Ultra-Sensitive PtSe2 Gas Sensors


Gas sensors are in demand for a range of different applications. PtSe2 – a little-studied transition metal dichalcogenide – shows excellent promise for high performance gas-sensing and photovoltaics, with CMOS compatible fabrication. Image credit: Trinity College Dublin

By Sophia Lloyd / 12 January 2017
Innovation / Our project / Industry

Looking Forward to a New Year for Flagship Innovation


As 2016 draws to a close, the Graphene Flagship looks ahead. During 2017, planning for the Core 2 Phase is a key milestone, shaping the next steps for the Graphene Flagship’s research and innovation. The World Economic Forum’s report on the Top 10 Emerging Technologies shows the Flagship is on the right track.

By Sophia Lloyd / 13 December 2016