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Nano-factory promises great things for graphene science

2ndMay 2012

Forty times stronger than steel and conducting electricity ten times better than silicon, graphene is the wonder material that could one day replace silicon in microchips. Now the University is opening a new Graphene Centre Laboratory that will study its amazing properties and develop its potential applications.

Graphene could be used to develop faster electronic devices, for example more advanced mobile phones and super-fast computers, flexible touch screens, and medical sensor devices.

New enterprise zone set to transform the centre of Bristol

27thApr 2012

A new Enterprise Zone in the heart of Bristol will be declared open for business today [Friday, 27 April] by George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

SETsquared's written evidence for the Science and Technology Committee

26thApr 2012

The SETsquared's written evidence for the Science and Technology Committee on Bridging the "Valley of Death": improving the commercialisation of research has been published on www.parliament.uk

 

To read the full report please visit http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201012/cmselect/cmsctech/writev/valley/valley74.htm

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