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Nuclear Advanced Modular Reactors: Feasibility & Development Competition Briefing Event

Event details
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 at 9:30 am
etc.venues St Paul's, London, United Kingdom
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Organisations can apply for a share of up to £4 million to develop feasibility projects for nuclear advanced modular reactors.

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is to invest up to £44m (excluding VAT) to establish an advanced modular reactor (AMR) feasibility and development programme.

The competition has 2 phases:·

  • Phase 1: funding (up to £4m, excluding VAT) to undertake a series of feasibility studies for AMR designs. Contracts are worth up to £300,000 (excluding VAT) and will last up to 8 months
  • Phase 2: subject to further approval, up to £40m (excluding VAT) could be available for selected projects from phase 1 to undertake development activities

This is an SBRI competition being run through Innovate UK, where successful applicants can receive 100% of their eligible costs.

At the briefing event you will hear about:

  • The background and objectives of the competition
  • The technical scope
  • The application process for Phase 1
  • Key dates

There will also be the opportunity to meet and ask questions of BEIS and Innovate UK officials.

Click here for more information on this competition.


09.30 Registration

10.00 Welcome and Introduction to the Day

Ray Chegwin, KTN

10.15 Background to the AMR Competition

Alasdair Harper, BEIS

10.30 Competition Scope and Specification

Si Dilks, BEIS

11.00 Q&A

11.15 Break

11.35 SBRI and the Application Process

Derek Allen, Innovate UK

12.15 Q&A

12.30 Lunch and Networking

13.30 Close

Not able to attend? This event will also be available via webcast. Click here to register to join online.

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