£195 million for graphene and supercomputing

3 October 2011

In response to today’s announcement from George Osborne, Professor Sir Peter Knight, President of the Institute of Physics, said, "We’re delighted that the Government recognises the role science can play in creating a vibrant, diverse economy for the future of the UK – investment in science delivers great returns economically and intellectually.

£195 million for graphene and supercomputing

“In particular, almost a year to the day after the Nobel Prize for Physics was awarded to two UK-based physicists for the discovery of graphene, it’s fitting that the Government seeks to maximise the potential bounty its discovery offers.”