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June 29th, 2006

University of Surrey Wins Major Nano-materials Contract

Abstract:
The Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) at the University of Surrey (UniS), together with its regional partner, CEVP Ltd. of Newhaven, East Sussex, have won a Ł450K contract to develop a ‘NanoGrowth’ Machine. This tool will allow the commercial growth of nano-materials (including carbon nanotubes) at low temperatures, allowing the use of substrate materials which cannot withstand the high growth temperatures normally required. The development work is partly funded by the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA). SEEDA contributed Ł215K to this project, to help realise the potential of nanotechnology in the South East by enabling mass production of nano-materials, including carbon nanotubes, as an affordable platform technology.

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