Back in February the UK government announced a £50 million graphene drive, which included the £38 million national graphene institute at the University of Manchester, which will become a world-class shared facility for graphene research and commercialization activities. This plan is still underway and the University has started the formal tender process to choose a contractor to build the NGI.

The National Graphene Center planThe National Graphene Center plan

The project completion is scheduled to begin in Q1 2013 and end by Q3 2014.

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