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The James Baker Interview: The new GEIC and graphene tipping point

If you know about graphene you will also know that James Baker is the CEO of Graphene@Manchester, the organisation that includes the National Graphene Institute (NGI) and the Graphene Engineering and Innovation Centre (GEIC – pronounced like ‘geek’) Both are based at The University of Manchester in the UK.

James and I are meeting at the new GEIC. It is habitable, but not officially opened yet and still being fitted out with world class laboratory and production facilities for making and testing graphene products. There is a sense of excitement and purpose around this development and it feels energising.

I’m here to find out more about the GEIC and how it fits with the world of graphene, so we start talking…

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