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.
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.
Wood's Ged McGill says the competition's clear pathway to an active demonstration provided a real focus for innovation.
Adrian Davis-Johnston says Nuvia is proud of the collective team effort that has overcome challenges and ensured the project is on track.
Createc's Matt Mellor outlines how testing new technology in a realistic environment is incredibly beneficial, enabling companies to make the leap from inactive to active use.
Tony Carrigan, from Cavendish Nuclear, outlines how 3 existing technologies have been brought together and have potential to transform how radioactive cells are decommissioned.
David Main, from Barrnon Ltd, describes how the Integrated Innovation in Nuclear Decommissioning competition enables exciting research that would otherwise be difficult for a small company.
As the final instalment of Sky TV’s powerful Chernobyl drama came to an end, scientist Dr Claire Corkhill welcomes the interest it’s sparked in nuclear and says we need to talk more openly about the industry's global legacy.
As Sellafield Ltd says goodbye to its long-standing Visitors' Centre, a former employee tells us about the Centre's colourful past.
NDA Head of Technology Melanie Brownridge is part of an international panel working with the Japanese to review their research for technologies needed to clean up the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi plant. She reflects on progress after returning from a recent visit.