Pioneering development

We work with innovators who thrive on harnessing the power of possibility to maintain their position as industry leaders; they embrace the new technologies that change the world.

We supply manufacturers, product owners and brands who understand that the drive to realise big wins through a process of continual improvement keeps them at the forefront of their industries.

Working with GC Innovation

Working with GC Innovation is a collaborative, informed and agile process – the results of which can be world-changing.

GC Products

Our advanced materials engineered products can be incorporated into existing products or used to form new ones.

GC Manufacturing

With our trusted network of suppliers and manufacturers we help you to create the materials you need - all backed by our high standards of quality control.

GC Licensing

Our patented technology, in your hands, with our support. The new standard in 'better than' products with use of our logo and IP to support it.

GC Team

Passionate, trusted and super-bright Team, supporting innovation and research for you

Introducing the GC Innovation Continuum 

With a focused and efficient R&D process and approved supplier network, GC innovates with an unwavering commitment to developing 2D and advanced material technology with enhanced function and performance, working with organisations throughout the R&D process. 

GC has used this innovation approach to take promising ideas all the way to commercial reality.

Open Innovation: TRL 1-3

Partnering with academia and business for open innovation collaboration, joint development and IP

IP Innovation: TRL 3-5

Our IP, adapted or generated as we freely innovate, and license IP technology to you

IP Distinct Application: TRL 4-6

Our IP, with modifications to address a distinct application, licensed to you

IP Design Modification: TRL 7-9

Our IP, modified to fit your design and technology IP licensed to you

IP License: TRL 9

Our IP and design, licensed to you

GC Shield

Strongest, Lightest, Most Resilient

From an original idea to combine the world’s strongest material graphene, with the world’s lightest and best insulator, aerogel, GC designed and developed breakthrough ballistic protection.

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GC Halo

Dual action nanotechnology

In response to the global pandemic, GC designed and developed a patent pending graphene oxide / silver nanoparticle ink formulation, GC Halo™, proven to kill viruses, including influenza, RSV and coronaviruses, mould and bacteria including Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli.

Previously working on a joint project with Brown University to develop a graphene oxide formulation fabric coating to protect against mosquito bites – we significantly adapted and extended this formulation to establish an anti-pathogen layer on fabrics, independently tested and certified to have at least 99% virucidal efficacy when applied as a coating to filter material.

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Vibration Control

Nanotechnology + innovative material engineering = strongest, lightest, most resilient materials

We are developing composites that have similar performance as carbon-fibre composites – but with better strength to weight ratios.

Using a production process similar to that used in carbon fibre components, we cure multiple layers of graphene-infused polymer, aerogels and other materials into a strong, lightweight material. This provides a higher degree of shock/impact resistance than other composites.

How GC composite technology can be used

For stronger, lighter, more resilient composites


Low friction of the graphene top surface reduces drag


Aerogel provides thermal insulation, whilst the graphene disperses energy due to its high electrical conductivity


Aerogel layers will dampen vibrations


Our GC composite will have a significantly lower coefficient of thermal expansion – crucially important in aeronautics

Case Study


Read how the GC and 401 Tech Bridge teams are looking forward to eventually moving production of GC Ink and other GC technology to the new Advanced Materials and Technology Center anticipated to open sometime in 2022 in Portsmouth, RI.

With its opening will come the commissioning and availability of the plasma reactor, which will accelerate the adoption of nanotechnology in Rhode Island and beyond.


Breakthrough Advanced Materials

Patent Portfolio

GC has a number of patents registered and pending across our innovation areas. Please contact us for more information on our patent portfolio.

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