The London competition briefing for Innovate UK and EPSRC’s funding competition: Advancing the Commercial Applications of Graphene, was held on 23rd September 2015, with 60 delegates in attendance.
Representatives from Innovate UK (Lien Ngo, Ellie Ricketts-Jones & Sarah Vodden) introduced the competition, elaborating on the scope, funding available and the application process.
During the afternoon session Paul Huggett from KTN introduced both the Knowledge Transfer Network and the Graphene Special Interest Group (SIG), highlighting the Graphene SIG’s aim to commercialise graphene for the benefit of the UK economy.
The briefing event also featured presentations with academia and industry experts:
Mike Banach – FlexEnable
Andrea Ferrari – Cambridge Graphene Centre
Following networking opportunities, the afternoon gave delegates the opportunity to pitch their ideas.
Pitches were given by:
Steve Jones – Printed Electronics Ltd
Gaute Jullienson – Graphitene Ltd
Takashi Matsuura – KYOTO University European Centre
To view the Webcast of the morning sessions please click here.
For copies of pitches and presentations please click here.
A further briefing event is being held in Newcastle on the 7th October. For more information and to register: