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Practical OLAE Training Course

Jul 5, 2013   //   by admin   //   News  //  No Comments

COLAE Practical Training Course

The COLAE project is offering a modular course of practical training to provide participants with a thorough overview of each of the key technologies in Organic and Large Area Electronics (OLAE) together with direct hands-on experience of device fabrication in Europe’s leading research facilities. Read more >>

CIKC impacts summarised in new report

Jun 30, 2013   //   by admin   //   News  //  2 Comments

CIKC has compiled a report for EPSRC on the impact of our grant funding,  summarising the achievements of the Cambridge Integrated Knowledge Centre (CIKC) during its first 6 years. Copies of the report can be downloaded here. Read more >>

Our new name: Cambridge Innovation and Knowledge Centre

Jun 28, 2013   //   by admin   //   News  //  No Comments

As from July 1st 2013, CIKC has changed its full name to Cambridge Innovation and Knowledge Centre – Advanced Manufacturing Technologies for Photonics and Electronics.  This small change was made in the interest of harmonisation with the other more recent IKCs, and the strapline now reflects the fact that our scope is broader than just molecular materials.

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Graphene spin-out founded

May 15, 2013   //   by admin   //   News  //  No Comments

Cambridge Graphene Platform (CGP)  will commercialise  graphene inks based on  research work at Cambridge University, including a recent CIKC small grant. The new company has developed a scalable method of ink production from graphene and other layered nanomaterials. These nanomaterials have many interesting properties that make them promising for the printed and large area electronics industry. Layered, or two-dimensional (2D), materials can be conductive, semiconductive or insulating, depending on their types. Read more >>

Engineering Enterprise Fellowship for Dr Damian Gardiner

May 15, 2013   //   by admin   //   News  //  No Comments

Damian Gardiner has been awarded an Engineering Enterprise Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng). Damian previously worked on the CIKC small grant PORTALS which enabled him to demonstrate the commercial potential of printed laser technology.  He is based at the Centre of Molecular Materials for Photonics and Electronics (CMMPE) and has substantial industrial and academic experience in the development of functional organic materials for optics and electronics. Read more >>

CIKC to partner with CPE, OMIC and WCPC in EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Large-Area Electronics

Feb 27, 2013   //   by admin   //   News  //  No Comments

£21 million for new Centres for Innovative Manufacturing

Four new research centres, that will develop new ways of manufacturing in the fields of electronics, laser use in production processes, medical devices and food production, have been awarded a total of £21 million Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grant funding as part of a £45 million package of investments in manufacturing research announced today by David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science. Read more >>

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