AZoNano.com reported that the Graphene Flagship, whose mission is to unite scientists, engineers and companies looking to “turn graphene and related materials from academic research into real-world products,” has announced its first four associated members.
In addition to the associated members, 142 partners in 23 countries are involved in the organization.
The new associated members are:
- ABB – a global leader in power and automation technologies
- NetComposites – a global research, consultancy and online media company focusing on the composite materials industry
- Imerys Graphite & Carbon – previously TimCal, one of the world’s leading suppliers of graphite for energy storage, engineering materials and conductive polymers
- Netzsch– an industrial tool supplier specialising in mechanical grinding, milling, dispersion and de-aeration.
The market news also states:
Associate membership of the Graphene Flagship will help it achieve its science and technology targets by creating a greater synergy with other graphene-related organisations: bodies funded by member states and various EU projects, organisations part of the FLAG-ERA network, coordinating regional and national funding agencies within Europe, etc.