Dr. Vivek Koncherry

Graphene Innovations Manchester

The journey


  • Major Deal signed in the UAE. See Major UAE Deal page for more information.


  • Developed sustainable GIM Concrete with no water, no cement and fast cure
  • Type V hydrogen vessel commercial manufacturing technology
  • Four patents filed for a hydrogen storage tank, concrete and metal
  • South Korea branch opened
  • Customers globally and grants in the UK
  • Team of more than 10 people
  • Biggest lab in the GEIC, Masdar Building, United Kingdom
  • Invited to present Graphene Space Habitat at the UK House of Parliament as part of STEM for BRITAIN
  • Graphene Innovations UK, US and Canada launching with around $1 million fundraised
  • Development of GIM 3D winding machine, Hydrogen storage and Space Station
  • First prize for innovation in Space from CogX, UK


  • SpaceMat product launched
  • Company launching in Manchester
  • First-prize Winner of the prestigious Harari
  • Graphene Enterprise Award (£50.000) in
  • Space Habitat Architecture


  • First Prize Winner (£5,000) of EPSRC Centre for developing Artificial Intelligence & Internet of Things (loT) for defect detection


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship with Ministry of Defense UK (DSTL), BAE Systems, EPSRC and Innovate UK.


  • Mphil – PhD from the University of Manchester in Robotics & Material Science, UK


  • Worked as executive director & born in a 4th generation home furnishing business family with 20,000 employees and 1500 suppliers (Wal-Mart, IKEA, Tesco, Home Depot, Target, JC Penny, Dollar General, etc.)


  • BSc from the University of Manchester, UK