Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC)

National Graphene Institute lab
The GEIC will have top of the range equipment and facilities to accelerate bringing graphene to market

The University's second world-class, multi-million pound centre will see industry-led development in graphene applications in partnership with academics.

Set to open in 2018, the £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) will be an international research and technology facility.

Together, the NGI and GEIC will provide an unrivalled critical mass of graphene expertise. The two facilities will reinforce Manchester's position as a globally leading knowledge-base in graphene research and commercialisation.

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.
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