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Graphene and 2D materials

Independent and expert guidance to drive innovation

The growing industry around two-dimensional (2D) materials, including graphene, is still in its infancy with few formal standards and guidance. Manufacturers need to be confident in the quality of materials they receive, as any variations from suppliers or between batches can affect the structural, chemical and electrical properties of the final product. Our work is giving customers the confidence to drive forward this emerging industry.

Suppliers need independent and impartial experts to advise them, provide certainty in the use of these materials and, ultimately, accelerate their adoption in industry. We are recognised leaders in the measurement of 2D and other nanomaterials, with unparalleled in-house expertise.

Our expertise is demonstrated by the NGMC (National Graphene Metrology Centre) based at NPL which is the only independent provider with the proven ability to assess and benchmark different forms of graphene. 

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Our experts use their unique measurement capabilities and deep understanding of measurement and uncertainties to provide services to support UK industry and the guidance needed for those working with graphene and manufacturing nano-material equipment.


We design, manufacture and deliver innovative measurement instruments when there is no off-the-shelf solution available. Please talk to us about your exact needs or request a quotation.

Measurement for Quantum

Removing barriers to innovation

Announcing a new programme to support the UK quantum industry through access to specialist science and engineering advice and facilities.

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Still struggling to work out what you need? We pride ourselves on giving sound technical advice to guide you. By combining expert advice, standard tests and bespoke consultancy, you can be confident in our approach.

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Case study

Demonstrating a quality control method for liquid dispersions of 2D materials


Case study

Developing in-line quality control of advanced materials for net-zero applications



Find out more about our expertise in this area, and how we are creating impact from science and engineering.

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Our research and measurement solutions support innovation and product development. We work with companies to deliver business advantage and commercial success.
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