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Nuvia announced as Technical Advisor for the UK Government’s AMR F&D programme

07.11.2018

NUVIA takes years of experience from the nuclear industry.

Nuvia has been appointed as the Technical Advisor for phase one of the programme, acting on behalf of Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Nuvia will provide an assessment of the feasibility studies submitted by each of the AMR F&D research initiative contractors.

The programme is a 2-phase research initiative for AMR technologies, which are at an early stage of development. The phases are:

  • Phase 1 – c.£4m funding to undertake a series of feasibility studies for AMR designs.
  • Phase 2 – Subject to approval, up to £40m may be available for successful designs to undertake applied research and development (R&D).

Nuvia has been appointed as the Technical Advisor for phase one of the programme, acting on behalf of Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Nuvia will provide an assessment of the feasibility studies submitted by each of the AMR F&D research initiative contractors.

Nuvia has over 50-years’ experience delivering successful projects to the UK nuclear industry, including significant recent projects supporting reactor vendors in developing their designs and in progressing through the UK regulator’s Generic Design Assessment.

Nuvia has also held significant roles supporting UK Government nuclear initiatives, for example as Programme Manager for the UK’s involvement in Global Threat Reduction Initiative, where we managed a £100M programme of work helping to address challenges in relation to legacy clean-up.