Welcome to the Graphene Special Interest Group (SIG)

The Graphene SIG has been established to provide:  

  • Leadership and a focal point for the exploitation of graphene by UK industry
  • A concerted resource to help connect and align the developing UK graphene value chain

Launched  in January 2014, the Graphene SIG will evolve to bring together participants in a range of graphene based activities. The Graphene SIG will organise events and activities which aim to build an active community to help drive graphene innovation in the UK. 


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Members of the Graphene SIG will have the opportunity to inform, influence and leverage public funding for graphene enabled innovation. Membership of the Graphene SIG is open to everyone interested in contributing to the realisation of graphene applications. Join For Free Now: Click the 'Join this group' button at the top of the page.

The Graphene SIG is funded by Innovate UK and operated by Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN). Find out more here. 


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Graphene Special Interest Group

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