Versarien has announced a commercial collaboration agreement with DKH Retail Limited, the worldwide wholesale distribution subsidiary of global fashion brand Superdry, to produce graphene-enhanced clothes.
Through the partnership, Superdry will develop graphene-enhanced garments, using Versarien's GRAPHENE-WEARTM technology, aiming to utilize graphene's thermal and moisture management properties into its garments.
Superdry will have access to Versarien's scientists and laboratories in Manchester and Cambridge. The company said this should accelerate the brand's innovation platform, enabling it and Versarien to create garments "unlike any others on the market".
Versarien chief executive Neill Ricketts said: "We are delighted that Superdry has publicly announced our collaboration. Since we started working with Superdry we have developed a number of sample garments and its decision to announce the collaboration and the future launch of the products we are developing together is, I believe, testament to the benefits they see in utilizing Versarien's graphene technology. We look forward to continuing to work with Superdry to bring these innovative garment ranges to the market as soon as possible."