Turning up the heat to modernise facilities
NNL | PYRO-PROCESSING | WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES
Pyroprocessing is key to ensure the UK is equipped to deliver a safe, sustainable fuel cycle of the future. AFCP infrastructure investment is modernising and expanding pyroprocessing lab ability at NNL, which Senior Technology Manager and Pyroprocessing Lead Mike Harrison sees as essential enablers to the pyro project.
Connecting national laboratories to enable innovative energy research
ENGAGEMENT | INNOVATION | NNL | NUCLEAR DATA | WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES
Collaborating across the UK’s national laboratory network, the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is leveraging key infrastructure to support AFCP. Patrick Regan, Professor of Nuclear Metrology and NPL Fellow, shares how working with NNL unites cross-UK scientific expertise.
Quality investment for improved iodine understanding
NNL | OFF GAS CAPTURE | SKILLS AND EXPERTISE | WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES
AFCP’s Off-gas Capture project is key to ensure that environmental protection remains at the centre of future fuel deployment. Infrastructure investment at NNL and the University of Leeds is ensuring that the UK maintains the right skills and facilities to address the off-gas iodine challenge.
Collaboration is at the root of success
ENGAGEMENT | NET ZERO | SUPPLY CHAIN AND ECONOMY | UNIVERSITIES AND ACADEMIA
AFCP is connecting expertise across the nation. Paul Bingham, Professor of Glasses and Ceramics at Sheffield Hallam University, summarises how collaboration with NNL and the University of Sheffield is enabling the university to grow their current capabilities.
Accelerating technology scale-up to address emerging energy needs
INNOVATION | NNL | SUPPLY CHAIN AND ECONOMY | WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES
Through AFCP, SME C-Tech Innovation has partnered with NNL to develop advanced decontamination methods for existing infrastructure. C-Tech Innovation Technical Director Rob Bell illustrates that in supporting supply chain innovation, this work is ensuring that UK technology remains at the cutting edge of safety and design considerations.
Supporting innovative nuclear newcomers
ACCIDENT TOLERANT FUEL | ENGAGEMENT | INNOVATION | NNL | SUPPLY CHAIN AND ECONOMY
AFCP is connecting clean energy innovators across the UK to unlock new opportunity. SME Lucideon is translating its novel flash sintering technology to the nuclear sector. Business Manager Tim Abbott explores how Lucideon’s innovation is expanding fuel manufacture capability in the UK.