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Ground-breaking project to use plasma jets to decontaminate essential medical equipment exposed to the Covid-19 virus

Ground-breaking project to use plasma jets to decontaminate essential medical equipment exposed to the Covid-19 virus

Tuesday 20th October, 2020

A new project developed by Lancaster University’s Health Innovation Campus and Material Science Institute is researching the use of pioneering technology to decontaminate vital medical equipment exposed to the Covid-19 virus.

GISMO sees first successful launch event

Wednesday 14th October, 2020

Over 20 SMEs from the Cheshire and Warrington region attended the Greater Innovation for Smarter Materials Optimisation (GISMO) virtual launch event on Thursday 24th September.

Smart Surface Analysis with Dr Alex Robson

Friday 9th October, 2020

Join Dr Alex Robson and members of the Materials Science Institute and GISMO teams to learn about surfaces & surface analysis in the first in our series of breakfast webinars.

New £4.4 million programme gives material boost to businesses in Cheshire and Warrington

New £4.4 million programme gives material boost to businesses in Cheshire and Warrington

Wednesday 9th September, 2020

Businesses across Cheshire and Warrington are being invited to take advantage of a new project that puts world-class ‘smart materials’ expertise and facilities at their fingertips.

Alex Robson GISMO Innovation Fellow

Alex Robson: GISMO Innovation Fellow

Friday 10 July, 2020

We caught up with Alex Robson, Senior Research Associate and one of our GISMO Innovation Fellows, who has a wealth of knowledge and experience in smart materials.

Lancaster University to provide more than £11.4 million in support to regional business

Lancaster University to provide more than £11.4 million in support to regional business

Tuesday 30th June, 2020

North West businesses and the regional economy is set to benefit from more than £11.4 million of support through three new programmes launched by Lancaster University.

The programmes combined will drive innovation and help create new products and services working with more than 870 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Support will focus on the key industrial and technology areas of next generation chemistry, smart materials and cyber security.

GISMO is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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