NIRAB in partnership with the Nuclear Innovation and Research Office (NIRO) provides independent, expert advice to Government on the research and innovation needed for nuclear energy to play a significant role in the UK’s future low carbon and secure energy mix and to create the environment in which the UK nuclear industry can contribute significantly to our economy.
On 22 July BEIS announced a package of energy system measures designed to support the UK reaching Net-Zero emissions by 2050. NIRAB welcomes the nuclear initiatives which align with our recent recommendations.
NIRAB publishes its work from 2019/20 with a series of recommendations for Government regarding research and development to support implementation of nuclear energy options
NIRAB publishes an update to the UK Civil Nuclear R&D Landscape survey. The survey provides information on funding levels, research focus and capability across the UK. Overall an increase in funding, staff and facilities has been seen in the UK.