Thomas Swan, manufacturer of performance and specialty chemicals, has announced that it has received funding from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, for two new collaborative projects in a program entitled “Advancing the Commercial Applications of Graphene”. Both projects are due to start on 1st April 2016.
One of the projects involves a collaboration between Thomas Swan Advanced Materials and Plessey Semiconductors, Nano Products and Nottingham Trent and Strathclyde universities on flexible LEDs. The other project will see Thomas Swan cooperating with DelStar International, Haydale, and the University of Bradford to develop plastic composites for advanced separations.
In October 2015, Thomas Swan announced expanding its portfolio by releasing new products.