Graphene 3D Lab Inc. (TSXV:GGG) Introduces Graphene Flex Foam Product

Graphene 3D Lab Inc. (TSXV: GGG) (“Graphene 3D” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the release of a new commercial product ‘Graphene Flex Foam’, a Multilayer Freestanding Flexible Graphene Foam. This material is a combination of highly conductive three-dimensional Chemical Vapor Disposition (“CVD”) ultra-light graphene foam and conductive elastomer composite.

“We have the ability to manufacture Graphene Flex Foam in basically any shape or size, but it is the flexibility of the product which we believe will capture the attention of innovative manufacturers who will want to evaluate the potential of commercializing this material into their products.” stated Elena Polyakova, Co-CEO of Graphene 3D. “Any company interested in a freestanding, stable, ultralight, highly conductive material that can flex with their product and fit into any space, will be interested in this innovation.”

This revolutionary product preserves all the remarkable properties of graphene foam such as superior electrical, with an added remarkable flexibility and ease of handling in an extremely lightweight and highly porous architecture.

“Graphene Flex Foam is an excellent substrate candidate in the manufacture of electrodes of lithium-ion batteries.” said Daniel Stolyarov, Co-CEO of Graphene 3D. “Wearable electronics is an obvious application as the electronics, sensors and conductive properties will all need to be flexible with the wearable material. “We also believe that this innovative product has a bright future for the next generation of flexible batteries and supercapacitors. Graphene Flex Foam offers energy storage as well as catalyst support in numerous organic synthesis reactions, gas sensors, flexible and ultrasonic acoustic device fabrication.”

The product will be available through Graphene Supermarket(r), an e-commerce site operated by Graphene Laboratories. Graphene 3D is currently acquiring Graphene Laboratories as a wholly-owned subsidiary (see new release dated August 24, 2015).

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Graphene Materials Company Talga Resources Ltd. and Tata Steel UK Ltd. Sign Deal

Advanced materials company, Talga Resources Ltd (ASX: TLG or Talga), is pleased to advise that is has signed a Collaboration Agreement (“Agreement”) with Tata Steel UK Limited (“Tata”) to jointly explore opportunities across graphene supply, processing and development of graphene applications.

Highlights of Talga Resources Ltd. (ASX:TLG) Partnership with Tata Steel UK Ltd.:

  • Formal collaboration agreement executed with UK steel arm of global conglomerate Tata Group
  • Links Talga’s emerging industrial scale graphene production to Tata’s growing large volume graphene coating innovations
  • Graphene and graphitic carbon nano-materials from Talga pilot production to supply Tata coatings product development across diverse applications
  • Supports Talga’s focus on graphene additives for the global paint & coatings market currently consuming >40 Mt of materials per annum

Initial work will see Talga supply graphene and graphitic carbon materials for use across applications in various Tata research programs including, but not limited to, anti-corrosion pigments and conductive, formable, barrier and thermal coatings.

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PEN Inc. (OTCQB:PENC) Develops Graphene-Based Product for Use in Medical Imaging

PEN Inc. (OTCQB: PENC) (“PEN” or “the Company”), a global leader in enhanced performance products enabled by nanotechnology to solve everyday problems, today announced the launch of a new graphene-based product for use in the production of nuclear pharmaceuticals used as diagnostic imaging biomarkers. Patients are given these pharmaceuticals when undergoing Positron Emission Tomography (PET) which is a molecular imaging system that provides clinicians detailed information about diseases such as cancer, neurological disorders and cardiovascular disease.

The new product is a thin carbon foil made of layers of graphene for use in cyclotron accelerators that produce nuclear pharmaceuticals. Developed at the Company’s Applied Nanotech Inc. subsidiary in Austin, Texas, the new graphene foils were part of a DOE Phase II SBIR effort to develop carbon foils for next generation ion beam accelerators. The graphene foils can serve as either stripper foils or extraction foils, both of which are integral to the operation of ion beam accelerators.

“Our new graphene foils are a perfect example of how Applied Nanotech is leveraging research supporting U.S. government priorities into new business opportunities,” said Dr. Scott Rickert, CEO of PEN Inc. Dr. Richard Fink, President of Applied Nanotech noted: “Our team has over 15 years of experience and know-how in the field, including our US Patent No. 6,819,034 that describes the application of graphene in the form of carbon flakes.”

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Haydale (AIM:HAYD) Wins Graphene Research Grants of Over $600K

Haydale (AIM: HAYD), the group focused on the commercialisation of graphene and other nano particle products using its proprietary plasma process is pleased to announce that the Group has recently been awarded a number of research grants, totalling over £450,000. Receipt of grant monies in full is subject to, inter alia, completion of final grant documentation and various project milestones being achieved. The projects relating to each grant are expected to have a variety of start dates (depending on timing of the final grant documentation) and run for a period of between 18 to 24 months. These new projects include:

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Is Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Actually Associated With Graphene?

Tesla Motors Graphene BatteryI have noticed that every few months there are new articles that mention “Tesla Motors” and “Graphene.” And yet by the end of these articles I am still confused as to what stake Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) truly has in the graphene industry…or rather what stake graphene currently has in Tesla’s success. Maybe I am not good at reading comprehension. But I also suspect that many of these articles are simply trying to grab our attention, especially those written by biased (not independent) graphene websites. All I knew is that Tesla might be using graphene (graphite?) in a battery, but I did not know a whole lot more.

In this article I describe what meaningful association (if any) that I found between Tesla Motors and graphene. Is Tesla Motors even a graphene stock? First I searched for mentions of graphene directly from Tesla Motors Inc. via press releases, technical documentation, patent filings, blog posts and financial reports. I was unable to find any

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