UAE launches a global graphene funding initiative

Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, have launched a new global graphene funding opportunity, aiming to support the development and applications of graphene (and other 2D materials) in the areas of composites (lightweighting), water and energy.

Khlaifa University established a new fund, called the RIC-2D Research and Innovation Fund, which will offer funding of up to $2 million per year for each project, for a maximum project duration of 3 years.

The new RIC-2D fund is open to the global research and innovation community. Preference will be given to proposals with a strong plan for collaboration with Khalifa University and/or regional capacity building, particularly in Abu Dhabi. The pre-proposal submission phase is open until July 20, 2022. For more information see here.

Posted: Jun 07,2022 by Ron Mertens