Versarien has announced that it has been awarded a product development agreement for £1.95 million (around USD$2.6 million) by the Defense, Science and Technology Laboratory, a part of the Ministry of Defense. DSTL is responsible for ensuring that innovative science and technology contribute to the defense and security of the UK.
The Agreement is to develop graphene-loaded polymer composites for certain defense related applications, the details of which were not disclosed.
The Agreement contains a number of work packages including literature review, development of graphene loaded polymer composites for three specific applications, demonstration of the applications and exploitation of the applications. The work packages are due for completion by 31 March 2022.