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Europe Bets €1BN And 10 Years On “Wonder Material” Graphene As A Silicon Replacement

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http://techcrunch.com – A graphene research initiative has been selected by the European Commission as one of two winners of its Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) multi-billion euro research excellence award competition. Each project will receive €1 billion to fund 10 years of research “at the crossroads of science and technology” — the biggest research grant ever awarded by the Commission. The second winner of the FET award is a project that aims to develop a model of the human brain. The Graphene project will “investigate and exploit the unique properties of a revolutionary carbon- (IT news)