Tuesday 25 April, AMRC Knowledge Transfer Centre.
Understand the UK civil nuclear sector and its opportunities, with this half-day seminar from NOF Energy, hosted by the Nuclear AMRC with support from the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA).
The event includes NIA chief executive Tom Greatrex on the state of UK nuclear; Fit For Nuclear industrial advisor Paul Cook on supplier development; and Simon Marsden of Outokumpu Stainless Distribution on how his company is approaching the sector.
The event costs £52 for NOF Energy members, or £104 for non-members. Register on the NOF Energy site.
Full members of the Nuclear AMRC can claim free registration: contact Kristie Leng or Philippa Smith at NOF Energy for a discount code.
11–16 June 2017, Manchester.
The Nuclear AMRC is proud to sponsor the European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF), the leading gathering of students and young professionals from across the European nuclear industry.
Run by the Nuclear Institute’s Young Generation Network, ENYGF2017 will showcase the UK’s nuclear expertise to the world and facilitate knowledge transfer between countries and individuals. The week-long event is set to be the UK’s largest ever youth nuclear event – the 2015 forum in Paris attracted over 350 delegates from 27 countries.
The theme for ENYGF2017 is “Innovation in Nuclear: a Rich Heritage and our Bright Future”. The week-long programme will include expert speakers, interactive workshops and varied technical tours to sites around the UK, rounded off with extensive networking opportunities through formal and informal social and cultural events.
For more information, go to: www.enygf.org
8 June 2017, Manchester.
The Export Control Organisation (ECO) presents a seminar on export controls relating to the civil nuclear industry, aimed at supply chain companies and subcontractors in the UK and overseas.
- Category 0 nuclear materials, facilities and equipment covered under the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) guidelines for nuclear transfers (part 1).
- Other categories covering items under the NSG guidelines for nuclear transfers of nuclear-related dual-use equipment, materials, software and related technology (part 2).
- Forthcoming changes to the controls.
- Presentations from BEIS, DIT, ONR and industry.
- Case studies.
The cost per delegate is £150.
For more information and to register interest, contact Denise Carter: Denise.Carter@trade.gsi.gov.uk , 020 7215 4459.
24–29 April 2017, Beijing.
Nuclear manufactueres are invited to join a UK delegation to the 12th China International Exhibition on Nuclear Power Industry.
The visit is organised by the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) and China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), working with China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN). The visit includes a workshop focusing on supply chain in both China and UK discuss cooperation opportunities and what the UK can offer to both markets.
The mission will provide UK delegates with the opportunity to be part of the UK Pavilion at the 12th China International Exhibition on Nuclear Power Industry, 27-29 April in Beijing, with exposure to over 8,000 trade visitors. Other activities include a potential site visit, one-to-one meetings with key Chinese nuclear players, and a workshop to further explore potential collaborations in future projects using the Hualong nuclear reactor technology in China, UK and other countries.
For more information, download the DIT flyer.
28 February & 1 March 2017, London.
Hosted by the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT), Civil Nuclear Showcase 2017 is an unmissable networking opportunity that will provide valuable insights and opportunities into the civil nuclear marketplace.
Attendees will be able to:
- Network with a diverse mix of international and UK delegates representing government, utilities, technology providers, major contracting companies and all tiers of the supply chain.
- Participate in a series of country briefings and hear about developments and opportunities in a range of key overseas markets including Central and Eastern Europe, China, Germany, France, Japan, Turkey, and the US.
- Discover how to develop business opportunities with major companies.
- Pre-book one-to-one meetings with DIT overseas market specialists, potential overseas customers and partners from up to 18 countries.
Speakers include Duncan Hawthorne, CEO of Horizon Nuclear Power; Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson, managing director for nuclear new build at EDF; Tom Samson, chief executive of NuGen; Adrian Simper, strategy and technology director at the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority; and Mike Tynan, CEO of the Nuclear AMRC.
For more information, download the flyer or go to: www.events.trade.gov.uk/civil-nuclear-showcase-2017
Tuesday 21 February, AMRC Knowledge Transfer Centre.
The Nuclear AMRC and Energy 2050 invite you to discover the opportunities for international collaboration in the South Korean nuclear decommissioning programme.
With 25 reactors producing a third of electricity, South Korea has long been a leader in nuclear energy. But with its first commercial reactor – Kori-1 – shutting down in 2017, South Korea is preparing to enter a new era of nuclear decommissioning.
With a wealth of decommissioning experience at home, the UK has the opportunity to support South Korea with its decommissioning and international new-build programmes.
This free half-day event will give UK companies new insight into the decommissioning programmes in both countries, and highlight the opportunities for collaboration and export.
For more information, download the flyer. To reserve your place, go to: ukkoreadecommissioning.eventbrite.co.uk
Monday 27 February, London.
With the UK government due to publish its roadmap for the development of small modular reactors (SMRs), the Nuclear Industry Association invites you to hear the latest from government and industry insiders and make sure you are up to date on the latest developments.
Speakers include senior figures from SMR developers including Rolls-Royce, Westinghouse, NuScale and Moltex Energy; plus key industry figures including Nuclear AMRC chief executive Mike Tynan on what SMRs could mean for the UK supply chain.
For full details, go to: www.niauk.org/event-listing/smr-2017
17 January 2017, AMRC Knowledge Transfer Centre.
Innovus and the Nuclear AMRC invite you to bring your innovation to the design, materials and manufacturing challenges of decommissioning waste containers.
Sellafield Ltd aims to reduce the lifetime cost of higher activity waste containers by 50 per cent, while introducing an improved range of containers for transport and long-term storage. Tens of thousands of such containers will be needed for decades to come, so cutting costs will save billions of pounds while providing long-term opportunities for innovative companies.
Achieving this will require the participation of manufacturers and suppliers from a range of sectors, as well as research institutions and academics. To help bring innovative thinking to decommissioning challenges, the Game Changers programme –developed by Sellafield Ltd and delivered by Innovus – is offering funding and support for the most promising approaches.
This challenge event hosted by the Nuclear AMRC will help you understand the challenges of waste container design and manufacturing, discuss with experts how your technologies or innovations could be developed and deployed, and learn more about the support available.
For more information, download the flyer.
This event is now fully booked. To go on a standby list, contact email@example.com
Thursday 8 December, Birmingham.
Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network invite you to find out more about accessing £5 million of funding for advanced nuclear manufacturing and materials research.
As part of a £20 million nuclear R&D programme, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will invest up to £5 million in projects to develop innovative manufacturing and materials technologies for the civil nuclear sector. The competition aims to establish an innovative R&D technologies and skills for materials and manufacturing which will support a strong UK nuclear supply chain.
This event will be an opportunity to hear about the funding competition and identify potential research partners. Organisations will be invited to pitch on their offering and what they are seeking from partners.
Proposals should address one of the following themes (with allocated budgets):
- Nuclear structural materials (£1.5 million).
- Mechanisation and automation of component manufacture (£1.9 million).
- Large-scale component manufacture and assembly (£1.1 million).
- Prefabricated module development and verification (£200,000).
- Design codes and standards (£300,000).
This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition run in partnership with Innovate UK. It is open to organisations of all sizes. For detailed information, see SBRI funding competition: advanced nuclear manufacturing and materials.
For more information about the information day and to register, go to the KTN event page.
Thursday 1 December 2016, Nuclear AMRC.
The Nuclear AMRC invites you to explore the state of the art in cryogenic and near-cryogenic machining processes for the most demanding industries.
Cryogenic cooling uses extremely cold gas or liquid to control the heat generated during machining. It can improve machining efficiency and increase tool life while minimising the risk of component failure.
Ultracold nitrogen or carbon dioxide can replace conventional oil-based coolants for many applications, and can potentially benefit processes which are usually run dry. They can reduce surface residual stress and thermal damage, and improve surface roughness. They can also reduce the need to clean components during production, reduce waste, and cut the environmental impact of machining.
Discover how innovative research is helping to bring cryogenic processes to market, see them in action on production-scale machines, and find out how your business could benefit from these exciting new technologies.
For more information including agenda, download the flyer.
To register, go to: cryomachining.eventbrite.co.uk