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US DOE awards more GAIN vouchers
Friday, September 29, 2023 by The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) initiative has awarded two vouchers to NuScale Power and Metatomic Energy to support...

Malaysia to increase use of nuclear technology
Friday, September 22, 2023 by Malaysia’s National Nuclear Technology Policy 2030 (DTNN 2030) will enable Malaysia to optimise the peaceful use of nuclear technology for socio-economic development, said Chang Lih...

New research centre at Texas university to develop molten salt reactor
Thursday, September 21, 2023 by The recently opened Gayle & Max Dillard Science & Engineering Research Centre (SERC) at the US Abilene Christian University (ACU) in Texas, which includes the Nuclear Energy...

Newcleo and NLL to collaborate on advanced reactor development
Tuesday, September 19, 2023 by UK-based nuclear technology company newcleo and the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining a framework for collaboration on...

Framatome expands nuclear co-operation with Hungary
Friday, September 15, 2023 by Framatome has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hungary’s Ministry of Energy for the development of a strategic relationship in the nuclear field. The MOU seeks...

Nuclear naval propulsion study launched
Thursday, August 03, 2023 by newcleo, ship building major Fincantieri and certification body RINA have launched a joint feasibility study to explore the use of closed mini reactors for use on large marine...

First Light Fusion working on medical isotopes
Thursday, August 03, 2023 by First Light Fusion is working with Spanish engineering firm IDOM UK Nuclear Services on a reactor chamber design that includes options for medical isotope manufacture. The company...

NEA issues supplement to its SMR Dashboard
Wednesday, July 26, 2023 by The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) has published a 60-page supplement to “The NEA Small Modular Reactor Dashboard”, which it published in March. The Dashboard tracks the progress of...

Kursk NPP delivers first batch of cobalt-60 isotope
Tuesday, July 25, 2023 by Russia’s Kursk NPP has sent the first batch of cobalt-60 (Co-60) for shipment to the customer. The material was transported in specialised containers to a redistribution centre...

NNL investigates oxidation of nuclear graphite
Friday, July 21, 2023 by New research from the UK National Nuclear Laboratory and the University of Liverpool uses a novel technique to investigate how thermal oxidation affects the structure of nuclear...

Poland and South Korea strengthen co-operation including nuclear
Tuesday, July 18, 2023 by During his recent visit to Poland, South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol attended the opening ceremony of the Korea-Poland business forum attended by some 250 business people from...

DOE lab produces world’s first-of-a-kind lung phantom
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 by The US Department of Energy’s Radiological & Environmental Science Laboratory (RESL) has produced the world’s first lung phantom that contains the entire thorium-232 decay series....

US DOE funds study of Lightbridge Fuel performance in NuScale SMR
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 by US fuel technology company Lightbridge Corporation says Texas A&M University (TAMU) has been awarded approximately $1m by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Nuclear Energy...

Kärnfull Next receives funding from climate tech fund
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 by Swedish small modular reactor (SMR) project development company Kärnfull Next has received funding of €2m ($2.2m) from Danish climate tech fund Climentum Capital and Sween’s...

Rosatom to increase the supply of Russian isotope products to India
Friday, July 07, 2023 by V/O Izotop JSC (part of Rosatom’s Health Technologies division) has delivered the first batch of germanium-68/gallium-68 (Ge-68/Ga-68) generators produced by ZAO Cyclotron in...

Canada strengthens medical isotope production
Tuesday, July 04, 2023 by Canada has announced the launch of the Canadian Medical Isotope Ecosystem (CMIE) with funding of up to CAD35m ($26.4m) over five years to develop initiatives focused on the...

TerraPower and PanTera to collaborate on Actinium-225
Friday, June 30, 2023 by US-based TerraPower Isotopes and PanTera, the Belgian joint venture created by SCK-CEN and IBA, have launched a strategic collaboration intended to increase the availability...

US awards GAIN Vouchers to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies
Friday, June 30, 2023 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded seven Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) vouchers to industry partners to support the development of promising...

US DOE funds university nuclear energy infrastructure
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced funding of more than $6.3m for 18 projects at 15 universities in 14 states. The funding aims to build up scientific infrastructure...

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