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We welcome interest from smaller businesses and nuclear newcomers

Sellafield worker in protective suit next to robot cutting up waste

Sellafield’s Higher Activity Waste Disposability Lead Hilary Royston-Bishop was encouraged by the high level of interest in a recent webinar for organisations interested in the £3.9 million competition seeking new ways to sort and segregate nuclear waste.

We're excited to see new concepts emerging

Black and white photo showing man kneeling on graphite blocks

Ben Taylor, Safety Case Manager for the Decommissioning Programme, has been working to develop Magnox’s requirements for the newly launched Sort and Segregate Nuclear Waste competition. He believes that the successful system could be of value right across the nuclear sector.

The NDA’s ‘Grand Challenges’ for technical innovation

Two scientists wearing 3D goggles

Sara Huntingdon, the NDA’s Head of Innovation, explains why the NDA group is committed to taking more of a lead on innovation as it launches its Grand Challenges for Technical Innovation.

Summit brings people together to improve understanding

NDA Head of Stakeholder Relations John McNamara reflects on the recent 2-day summit, held in Anglesey, for individuals and organisations who are interested in our clean-up mission.

Fascinating to see projects progress from the drawing board to reality

As the £8.5 million Integrated Innovation in Nuclear Decommissioning (IIND) competition heads into the final stages, NDA Head of Technology Melanie Brownridge invites the 5 collaborative projects to outline their work.