Paragraf is a graphene technology development company that focuses on the production of two-dimensional materials.

Paragraf is pushing the boundaries of graphene to deliver upon its promised technological advancements and finally realise the game changing applications that will have tremendous benefits for all of society.

Paragraf was founded in 2015 by Simon Thomas and Colin Humphreys. The company is headquartered in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Paragraf is a spin-out from the Centre for Gallium Nitride group of Professor Sir Colin Humphreys in the Department of Materials Science at the University of Cambridge.


Paragraf has developed atom-layer-thick two-dimensional materials, with a focus on graphene. Through its growing IP portfolio, Paragraf is applying these materials to a range of advanced electronic, energy and medical devices to benefit society.


Paragraf is the first company to deliver IP-protected graphene technology using standard, mass production scale manufacturing approaches, enabling step-change performance enhancements to today’s electronic devices.


Paragraf’s primary products, the graphene hall effect sensor range, are used in a vast array of industries across the world of tech, from aerospace to healthcare to industrial and quantum computing spaces.


Paragraf is backed by New Science Ventures, IQ Capital, Amadeus Capital Partners, Cambridge Enterprise, Draper Esprit, Parkwalk, Molten Ventures, and others. The company raised $60M (£45M) in Series B round on Jan 31, 2022. This brings Paragraf's total funding to £68.1M to date.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: £68.1M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Somersham
  • State: Cambridgeshire
  • Country: United Kingdom
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