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industry 4.0 Issue no 11 - July 2019

Home of industrial revolutions

Why Manchester? Manchester is the centre of the UK’s advanced materials sector and heavily invested as a link between industry and research. Institutions located here include University of Manchester Tracing it’s roots back to 1824, the University has over 40,000 students and is both the home of graphene and the location of the National Graphene Centre. It also can boast two Noble Prize Winners for Physics in Professor Andre Geim and Professor Konstantin Novoselov - awarded in 2010 for their discovery of graphene. National Graphene Institute Located at the University of Manchester central city campus, the £60m building offers 7,600 sqm of research space and is an open door for new businesses. It is the centre of the UK’s burgeoning graphene industry. Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) Opened in December 2018, the GEIC is critical for the development of commercial applications for graphene and other 2D materials. It is the University of Manchester’s second facility and focuses on pilot production and commercialisation within the industry. BP Centre for Advanced Materials An academia partnership between BP and The University of Manchester, the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, combining game-changing capabilities in structural materials, corrosion, separations, surfaces, deposits and self-healing materials. Henry Royce Institute The UK’s national institute for advanced materials research an innovation. The Royce is a partnership of nine UK universities and other research organisation partners including the University of Manchester (the hub), Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Imperial College London, National Nuclear Laboratory, University of Cambridge, University of Leeds, University of Liverpool, University of Oxford and the University of Sheffield.

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