22 Jan 2021
£12M UK-Japan Robotics Deal for Fusion Energy, Nuclear Decomissioning
Britain and Japan have signed a research and technology deployment collaboration to help automate nuclear decommissioning and aspects of fusion energy production. A world-leading alliance, it will see new robotics and automation techniques applied to both fusion research and to decommissioning nuclear facilities in Japan and the UK.
8 Sep 2020
Collaboration to Bring New Advanced Materials and Products to Market
CPI, the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry and the Henry Royce Institute are delighted to announce a collaboration that will enable the organisations to work together to help UK companies develop and commercialise products that use new advanced materials.
1 Mar 2017
Next generation of nuclear robots will go where none have gone before
The cost of cleaning up the UK's existing nuclear facilities has been estimated to be between £95 billion and £219 billion over the next 120 years or so. The harsh conditions within these facilities means that human access is highly restricted and much of the work will need to be completed by robots.