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Uk Graphene Inquiry Reveals Commercial Struggles

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UK National Graphene Institute, 2015

Left to right: British chancellor George Osborne, University of Manchester president Nancy Rothwell, Nobel prize-winner Andre Geim, Chinese president Xi Jinping, and Nobel prize-winner Kostya Novoselov tour the UK's National Graphene Institute in 2015.

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The £61-million (US$89-million) National Graphene Institute (NGI) at the University of Manchester, UK, has been open for little more than a year. But a parliamentary inquiry into the United Kingdom's efforts to capitalize on graphene is already putting the institute's progress under scrutiny.

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