Briefing on £15m R&D competition

 July 2 marks the start of the competitive application process to award £15 million to a range of research and development projects. 

The initiative is co-funded by four Government organisations:

  • Technology Strategy Board (backed by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills)
  • NDA
  • Engineering and Physical Research Council
  • Department of Energy and Climate Change.

Funding, aimed at stimulating innovation in the civil nuclear supply chain, will be allocated as follows: 

  • Up to £12 million for business-led collaborative R&D projects
  • Up to £2 million for feasibility studies, which must be collaborative projects led by a Small/Medium Enterprise
  • £1 million for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs), which support the transfer of knowledge and skills from academia to industry

Interested parties are recommended to attend a briefing in London on 10 July 2012, which will provide full details of

  • competition scope
  • application process
  • funding and assessment criteria, as well as
  •  opportunity to ask questions 

Registration and Further Information



If you are unable to attend the briefing: