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The graphene-based resistance temperature sensors application

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New graphene sensor to transform EV industry

Many fast-growing industries such as aerospace, automotive, power generation, oil and gas require fast-response, light-weight, flexible, stable, large-area temperature measurement. The battery industry currently faces renaissance and booming demand in the electric vehicle (EV) and grid battery storage market. The EU-funded DANUBIAGRAPH project has developed a graphene temperature sensor, which can be applied on any non-metallic substrate like an extremely thin film. The project has tested the graphene temperature sensor and found it to be highly accurate during industrial validation. DANUBIAGRAPH designed the sensor to be flexible for use on curved surfaces, which makes its coverage area practically unlimited. They also designed the sensor to be cheap with a fast response time and excellent accuracy.


Many fast-growing industries, such as aerospace, automotive, power generation, oil & gas require fast-response, light-weight, flexible, stable, large-area temperature measurement. These requirements are particularly relevant for the battery industry which faces renaissance and booming demand both, in electric vehicle (EV) market and grid battery storage. Managing of an even distribution of temperature is key to operating of EV batteries close to their performance limits. The detailed monitoring of the battery temperature can bring great benefits and prevent potential negative effects of overheating which implicitly improves the state of health, i.e. a lifetime of batteries as well as prevents their technical failures.
Danubia NanoTech developed an effective solution - graphene temperature sensor which can be, in the form of extremely thin film, applied on any non-metallic substrate (e.g. foil, glass). The sensor confirmed the high accuracy in the industrial validation; it is very thin, ultra-light, and while produced by spray-coating, it is also very variable for application on flexible (curved) surfaces and practically unlimited in terms of coverage area. On self-adhesive film, the sensor's application is very easy, with lower material costs, with fast response and excellent accuracy. All these properties of our graphene sensor provide a great value proposition particularly for EV batteries and also for grid battery storage.
Danubia NanoTech is a dynamic technology-based company with long-term expertise in R&D of advanced materials focused on applications of graphene and carbon nanotubes. We produce excellent quality graphene with applicability in flexible electronics and conductive composites. Currently, we focus on the development of graphene-based sensors (temperature, thermo-physical, strain) for applications in different industries. Research, development, and production of carbon nanomaterials are ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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Net EU contribution
€ 50 000,00
84104 Bratislava

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Slovensko Bratislavský kraj Bratislavský kraj
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Total cost
€ 71 429,00