Materials Processing Institute and EV batteries

The Materials Processing Institute has been awarded funding by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to develop techniques to recover lithium and graphite from used electric vehicle (EV) batteries. With the government announcing a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030, it is estimated there will be a million electric vehicles …

Graphene Composites

MISSION Graphene Composites are leaders in nanomaterials engineering – working closely with partners and customers to create solutions and turn innovative ideas into commercial reality. Graphene is a one-atom-thick layer of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice. It is the thinnest material known to man and also 200 times stronger than steel. A remarkable …

CellulaREvolution

CellulaREvolution has developed two products: i) a peptide (a chemical compound that is made of a small chain of two or more amino acids) coating that increases cell proliferation in serum-free conditions, and ii) a bioreactor capable of serum-free continuous production of adherent cells. The company focuses on three applications for its technology: i) cultured …

Sphera

Through the use of aggregate transformed from plastic waste, Sphera is producing the world’s first carbon-zero aggregate concrete block. MISSION “We help the construction sector build a net-zero world:award-winning carbon negative and carbon-zero materials.” If the global concrete industry was a country, it would be the third largest producer of CO2 in the world; it …

Power Roll

Power Roll has invented a fundamentally new way to generate and store energy. The solar film produces clean, renewable energy at a fraction of the cost of any other source, with the technology protected by 19 separate patent families in 56 countries to date. Their flexible film enables roll-to-roll manufacturing of capacitors using a range …

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