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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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Overview
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.

Programme:

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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