Polymer Characterisation Facility (Pcf)

Grant number: LE0882576 | Funding period: 2008 - 2009

Completed

Abstract

Future development of macromolecular and biotechnologies have the potential to revolutionize everyday life. Current applications include plastics for engineering, diagnostic devices for biochemical analysis, polymer therapeutics for drug delivery and prosthesis with specific functions. The proposed facility will provide the analytical tools required to probe and develop advanced materials with application in medicine, agriculture, composites, cosmetics, communications and electronics.