Although Europe is the birth place and spiritual home of graphene, it has long been recognised that the continent is losing the race to commercialise the material.
Can You Handle 40% Annual Growth, Reaching $126 Million in 2020.
According to the latest report to come out of Lux Research, providers of strategic advice and intelligence for business, finance and governmental institutions, the graphene market is set to grow from a $9 million foundation in 2012 to a phenomenal $126 million in 2020.
Head, one of the world’s best known tennis and sports goods manufacturers, has recently unveiled it latest product, a graphene racquet that may just win Wimbledon, the US Open, and the French and Australian Open too.
Given a test run by Novak Djokovic, the world’s number one player, the Head Graphene racquet has produced ball speeds of 173mph.
There is perhaps no greater humanitarian potential in graphene than its ability to filter water. What, for instance, could be more compelling than the prospect of a graphene drinking straw that removes the impurities in water and produces crystal clear refreshment in the remotest of locations? Surely such a possibility shows us, in as stark and as matter a fact a way as possible, why every pound of the British government’s recent pledge of support for the industry is worthy of applause. Yet, as you may have come to expect, the story of graphene’s world changing potential does not end there.
Vying for its place in a field of very strong candidates is this video on the supercapicitor properties of graphene. Hoping to win the first prize of $100,000, Brian Golden Davis’ video is up against a number of other astonishing films from the world of science.