Graphene Flagship announces new partners

  An illustration of graphene
An illustration of graphene

Following its competitive call Graphene Flagship, one of the largest-ever European research initiatives, has just announced that it invited 66 new partners and thereby will double in size.

While most partners still are universities and research institutes, the share of companies, mainly SMEs, involved is increasing. This according to the Flagship is an indicator of the growing interest economic actors have in graphene. The partnership now includes more than 140 organisations from 23 countries.

The 66 new partners come from 19 countries, six of which are new to the consortium: Belarus, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary and Israel. They are said to add new capabilities to the scientific and technological scope of the flagship. In total the competitive call attracted 218 proposals, representing 738 organisations from 37 countries.

List of the new partners invited to join the Graphene Flagship:

  • Austria: Guger Technologies OG
  • Belarus: Institute for Nuclear Problems
  • Belgium: Université de Namur, Université libre de Bruxelles, Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum
  • Bulgaria: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Nano Tech Lab Ltd
  • Czech Republic: J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry
  • Estonia: Tartu Ülikool
  • Finland: University of Eastern Finland
  • France: Université Montpellier 2 Sciences et techniques, Laboratoire national de métrologie et d'essais, Horiba scientific, Pixium Vision, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Polymem S.A, Atherm
  • Germany: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Technische Universität München, Bielefeld University, Ulm University, BASF, CNM Technologies GmbH, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewandten Forschung e.V., Epcos AG, TU Dortmund, University of Augsburg
  • Greece: University of Crete
  • Hungary: Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • Israel: Technion Israel Institute of Technology
  • Italy: University of Padova, Breton S.p.A., Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Italcementi S.p.A., Alma Mater Studiorum-Università di Bologna, Selex ES, University of Pisa, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, University of Salerno, Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni, Libre S.r.l., Grinp S.r.l., Dyesol Italia S.r.l., Centre Ricerche Fiat S.C.p.A, Nanesa S.r.l, Delta-Tech S.p.A
  • Poland: University of Warsaw
  • Spain: Universidad de Zaragoza, Biomedical Research Networking Center in Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine, Consorci Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Tecnalia Research and Innovation, nVision Systems & Technologies S.L., Instituto de Tecnologias Quimicas Emergentes de la Rioja
  • Sweden: Ericsson AB
  • Switzerland: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
  • The Netherlands: Eindhoven University of Technology, DSM Ahead BV
  • UK: University College London, Imperial College London, Amalyst Ltd, G24 Power Ltd, The University of Nottingham, University of Sheffield, University of London, BAE Systems (Operations) Limited, University of Sunderland

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