The importance of Manchester’s “Graphene City”

By Emma Hughes
Published: Friday, 20 March 2015

Graphene has continued to generate a buzz in both research and mining communities over the past year as companies search for that killer application that will bring the nano-material out of laboratories and into the commercial mainstream. Emma Hughes, Special Projects Editor, looks at how Manchester is leading the charge in the UK.

The UK has fallen behind its European neighbours in the development of new technology innovations. In fact, a report penned by technology entrepreneur Hermann Hauser in late 2014 said that the UK is still "playing catch up" with other countries.

According to Hauser, other areas of the world, such as...

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