‘Game changer’ for Technology and Innovation Champion

National Maritime SME Working Group, technology and innovation champion GRAFMARINE Ltd. has set its sights set on cleaning up the marine sector.

What has been heralded as a ‘Game changer’ for clean energy in marine sector, Grafmarine has developed an innovative graphene-based technology platform using solar photovoltaic cells to create electrical power, with potential for mass manufacture, thanks to support from engineers at The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) North West.

The company turned to the R&D team at AMRC North West for help simplifying the manufacturing and assembly process of its solar technology.

Grafmarine worked with Adam Thornton, Electrical and Electronic Technical Lead at AMRC North West, which is currently based at interim facilities in Preston but will soon move to a purpose-built £20m facility on the Samlesbury Aerospace Enterprise Zone.

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