It is a building in the heart of Oxford, a small city in the south east of the UK - that the Benchmark team is directed to for a private tour of the historic university grounds. The building itself, whilst being hundreds of years old, is common place for the City of Dreaming Spires, yet its significance for the mining and technology industries is far greater.
"Here it is, where the rechargeable lithium ion battery cathode was invented," the University of Oxford’s Dr Ryan Bayliss declared to us.
The Department of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Oxford is not . . .