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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.

Division 1: Enabling Science & Materials

Enabling Research


Work Package 1

​Exploratory studies of graphene and layered materials leading to new concepts and applications.

Spintronics


Work Package 2

Exploring graphene’s potential in spintronics applications for data transfer, processing and storage.

Enabling Materials


Work Package 3

Developing scalable synthesis methods for graphene and layered materials.

Division 2: Health, Medicine & Sensors

Health & Environment


Work Package 4

Profiling graphene’s biosafety and setting standards for its safe use in research and industry.

Biomedical Technologies


Work Package 5

Designing graphene-enabled technology for diagnosis, medical monitoring and treatment.

Sensors


Work Package 6

Using graphene and layered materials to develop and improve physical and biological sensing devices.

Division 3: Electronics & Photonics Integration

Electronic Devices


Work Package 7

Fabricating and developing circuits and devices for the future of electronics.

Photonics and Optoelectronics


Work Package 8

Using graphene and related materials to develop photonic and optoelectronic components and integrated systems.

Flexible Electronics


Work Package 9

Sustainable development of electronic circuits on flexible, stretchable or conformable substrates.

Wafer-scale System Integration


Work Package 10

Integrating graphene into silicon wafer manufacturing processes.

Division 4: Energy, Composites & Production

Energy Generation


Work Package 11

Developing industrially competitive photovoltaic panels and hydrogen fuel cells.

Energy Storage


Work Package 12

Developing batteries and supercapacitors based on graphene and layered materials.

Functional Foams and Coatings


Work Package 13

Developing new foams and coatings for environmental remediation.

Composites


Work Package 14

Developing new composites for industrial applications based on commercial demand.

Production


Work Package 15

Producing new materials for aerospace, fire protection, corrosion prevention and more.

Partnering Division

Read about Division 5


Facilitating the building of a Europe-wide network of research facilities and experts in the field of graphene and layered materials.

GRM projects


The GRM database contains data on nationally and EC funded research projects. 

Become an AM/PP


Discover how to become an Associated Member (AM) or a Partnering Project (PP) and its benefits. 

Division 6: Administration & Services

Innovation


Work Package 16

​Managing, coordinating and supporting graphene innovation.

Dissemination


Work Package 17

Expanding public knowledge of graphene and stimulating collaboration within and outside the Graphene Flagship.

Management


Work Package 18

The Graphene Flagship’s legal, ethical, financial and administrative management.

Industrialisation


Work Package 19

Accelerating the uptake of graphene and layered materials in industry.

Spearhead ventures

One third of our funding is invested into spearhead projects, a bold move to maximise the impact of the Graphene Flagship in the innovation ecosystem and the European economy.

The Graphene Flagship spearheads