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First Graphite (ASX: FGR) signs as a Tier 1 partner in Australian Research Council Research Hub for Graphene Enabled Industry Transformation (ARC Graphene Research Hub)

Posted By Terrance Barkan, Monday, July 17, 2017


The ARC Graphene Research Hub is funded by the Australian Government, through the Australian Research Council’s Industrial Transformation Research Hubs scheme, to undertake five year interdisciplinary research program in partnership between four of Australia’s leading universities and six industry partners, which includes First Graphite (FGR).

The ARC Graphene Research Hub is led by the University of Adelaide, with which FGR has had a long association.

Source: University of Adelaide

The ARC Graphene Research Hub aims to develop advanced materials to provide innovative solutions to a range of industries, including advanced manufacturing, mining and minerals technology, medical technologies, pharmaceuticals and defence.

FGR will focus on three research areas;

• Fire retardants;
• Development of conductive graphene coatings; and
• Development of graphene polymer composites.

First Graphite is a Graphene Council Corporate Member that produces high quality graphene from high grade Sri Lankan vein graphite. The company is currently seeking to develop advanced graphene production methods and acquire graphene related intellectual property which can provide further revenue related opportunities.

First Graphite trades on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) under the symbol FGR. 

Visit here for more information about The Graphene Council Corporate Membership benefits. 



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