Graphene could help reduce the energy cost of producing heavy water and decontamination in nuclear power plants by over one hundred times compared with current technologies, University of Manchester research indicates.
Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) funding
- £15m - Higher Education Funding Council for England's UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF).
- £30m - Masdar, the Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company owned by Mubadala.
- £5m - Innovate UK.
- Additional funding from research funds and institutions.
Masdar is pleased to be partnering with The University of Manchester, which has world leading academic and research credentials. With potential applications for graphene across major industries, we are confident that together we can pioneer the use of this ground-breaking material.
Dr Ahmad Belhoul, Chief Executive Officer, Masdar.