The South West Nuclear Hub is a gateway to nuclear energy related research capability across the region. Enquiries are welcome from potential new partners, from industry, academia or other organisations and from anyone seeking more information on nuclear energy research in the south of the UK.

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Research collaboration schemes

One of the most constructive forms of knowledge transfer, for all partners involved, is collaborative research. This is where a company and a University group work together to pursue a research objective that is of mutual benefit, and is jointly managed under a collaborative agreement. There are a wide range of schemes for supporting research collaboration, including Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP’s), UK Research Council Programmes and European Funding Schemes.

Many of our existing research collaborations directly complement our Technology Transfer activities and are strongly supported by the University’s Research & Enterprise Development department (RED). For further information on the range of research collaboration schemes, please visit University of Bristol Research and Enterprise Development (RED).

What our industrial partners say

EDF Energy logoEDF Energy

The University of Bristol is a strategic partner of EDF and develops high level quality research supporting EDF Energy ambitions.

NNL logoGraham Fairhall, NNL

NNL plans to work with the University of Bristol to develop joint research opportunities in a number of areas which include lifetime extension of the existing fleet of nuclear reactors, decommissioning and nuclear new build in the UK.

University_of_Oxford.svgProfessor Chris Grovenor, University of Oxford

The NRC has generated some excellent interactions, some substantive new projects led by both institutions and a number of new projects that we are still pursuing.