Commercialisation firm the IP Group extends agreement with Manchester to include funding for graphene products.

The IP Group has extended its commercialisation agreement with the University of Manchester’s tech transfer unit UMI3 to include proof-of-principle funding for graphene products.

The UK-based commercialisation firm has also announced that it is adding a further £2.5m ($4.13m) to the agreement’s backing, bringing its total to £7.5m.

Manchester, the university which first isolated graphene in 2004, is looking to build on its history of development with the two-dimensional material through the addition of the National Graphene Institute – a…

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