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NIA Manufacturing in Fusion webinar

The Nuclear Industry Association are hosting a webinar with Nuclear AMRC, UKAEA, IDOM and EGB Engineering to help members gain a better understanding of the new UKAEA facility which is currently being constructed at Rotherham next to the Nuclear AMRC building as well as challenges in manufacturing in fusion.


  • Steve Jones, Nuclear AMRC
  • Damon Johnstone, UKAEA
  • Sergio Sádaba Cipriaín, IDOM
  • Dr Arnold Gad-Briggs, EGB Engineering

Hosted by Tom Greatrex, NIA


Registration is via the Nuclear Industry Association website.

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Hub network support fight against Coronavirus

Several members and collaborators in the South West Nuclear Hub network have been contributing to the fight against coronavirus. Supplies of PPE and other equipment have been donated in local areas, whilst the nuclear industry continues to generate energy and maintain critical infrastructure. PPE and supplies production The University of Plymouth is part of a […]

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Hub Members shortlisted for The Engineer awards

Hub members the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC) has been shortlisted for a The Engineer Collaborate to Innovate award. This is for their Nuclear Innovation Programme projects SIMPLE and InFORM. These are collaborations between: Nuclear AMRC, University of Sheffield Physics Dept, University of Strathclyde, TWI, Peak NDT, Sheffield Forgemasters, Metlase, Cambridge Vacuum Engineering. InFORM […]

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Nuclear Innovation UK Conference: R&D for the Next Generation

The UK government is investing in an ambitious multi-year research and development programme to develop the next generation of nuclear technologies. The Nuclear Innovation Programme covers a host of technology areas which will provide real commercial opportunities to companies in the supply chain for nuclear and other high-value sectors.

Join the Nuclear AMRC, National Nuclear Laboratory and international industry experts in nuclear, digital manufacturing and R&D to discover the research so far, and learn more about the opportunities to come.

The two-day conference combines plenary sessions featuring key speakers, with a series of optional technical presentations covering all areas of the Nuclear Innovation Programme. We are also hosting a conference dinner on the evening of Tuesday 2nd July.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr Tim Stone, NIA chair
  • Dr Fiona Rayment, NIRO director
  • Professor Andrew Sherry, NNL chief scientist
  • Allan Cook, High Value Manufacturing Catapult chair

How to register

The conference includes an evening meal on Tuesday 2 July at Cutlers Hall. Places are limited and we advise that you book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Ticket prices:

  • Two day conference £125.00 + vat per person
  • Two day conference with dinner £175.00 + vat per person

We offer discounted tickets for academic researchers (employed by a university or other educational institution). To take advantage of this rate, please contact the events team at niuk@namrc.co.uk with proof of status.


For the latest information, visit the Nuclear Innovation UK conference microsite.

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NAMRC Researchers in Residence projects begin

Two researchers are starting projects at the Nuclear AMRC supported by the Researchers in Residence programme.  Dr Nicolas Larrosa of the University of Bristol is investigating additive manufacture for fusion applications, while Dr Simon Fletcher of the University of Huddersfield in developing new tools to improve machining accuracy for the largest components. Additive manufacturing for […]

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Nuclear AMRC Spherical Tokamak opportunities

The Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production project is an ambitious new programme to design and ultimately build a compact fusion power station in the UK. The UK government has committed an initial £20 million for conceptual design development.

Project leader UKAEA is holding two information events for industry and researchers, including companies in the nuclear supply chain which want to know more about the opportunities around fusion:

  • Thursday 31 January
  • 3–6pm
  • Nuclear AMRC, South Yorkshire

For more information and to register, contact Lisa Jones: lisa.jones@ukaea.uk

Additional date

This event will also be run on the below date in London.

  • Friday 1 February
  • 10.30am–1.30pm
  • Royal Academy of Engineering, central London.
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