Bristol print innovators make a strong impression

From Brunel to Banksy, the UK city of Bristol has a history of people unafraid to think big while doing things on their own terms. One place that typifies Bristol’s free-spirited attitude is the Centre for Print Research (CFPR) at the University of the West of England.

At the CFPR, scientists and artists work side-by-side to reimagine old print and manufacturing techniques for modern applications, such as anti-forgery labelling and aircraft components. CFPR researchers are also working at the vanguard of wearable electronics, designing e-textiles using graphene and other 2D materials for health and lifestyle applications.

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Find out more about this print innovation hub in this article by Joe McEntee, which features in the December issue of Physics World.

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