Events

GISMO runs a range of workshops and events focusing on advances in materials science and how they can benefit you and your business. 

We are especially pleased to invite Cheshire and Warrington SMEs to join our events to gain insight into the latest research challenges in materials science, and to find out more about how the GISMO project can help you.

Upcoming events

Future polymers: post-polymerisation functionalisation

Friday 18th May | 9 – 10am

Would you like to improve the properties and performance of the materials that you use? Smart polymers may hold the answer.

Join Dr Julien Doulcet, GISMO Innovation Fellow for Chemicals & Hydrogen, to learn about post-polymerisation functionalisation.

In modern polymer science, a variety of polymerisation methods for the direct synthesis of polymers bearing functional groups are known. However, there are still large numbers of functional groups that may either completely prevent polymerisation or lead to side effects.

Post-polymerisation functionalisation overcomes these limitations. It allows for increased functionality and the range of applications in polymers to be extended through the incorporation of functionality that is incompatible with the polymerisation process.

This functionality and the ability to modify surfaces has applications across pharmaceuticals & medical devices, biomedicine, bioelectronics & biophotronics (including sensors, implants and drug delivery), clothing & textiles, communications, Internet of Things, battery technologies, food storage and preparation, heating & lighting, elastomers & adhesives, ceramics, composites and agro-chemicals.

Never miss an event

Sign up for our newsletter and follow us on social media to keep up to date with our latest news and events. Missed an event? Catch them on our YouTube channel!

By filling in this form you register for our e-newsletter, which will help explain the programme and how we could benefit your business. Registering does not place you under any obligation, and you can unsubscribe from communications at any time using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our newsletters. Lancaster University will hold and use the information which you supply in line with our privacy policy.

Processing...
Thank you! Your subscription has been confirmed. You'll hear from us soon.
Sign up to our newsletter
Get the latest updates on news and events from the GISMO team.
ErrorHere

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. More information.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close