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Report highlights Game Changers success stories

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Game Changers’ achievements feature in Sellafield’s latest Annual Research and Development Review which notes that the programme, set up to help solve decommissioning challenges, continues to attract and progress innovative projects. Five challenges issued in the last year resulted in funding applications for more than 100 feasibility studies with applications…

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TRIBECA project aims to help Sellafield improve tritium testing

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A new Game Changers project, based on a collaboration between Hybrid Instruments and Lancaster University, offers Sellafield the chance of meeting important statutory requirements more efficiently. Nuclear sites such as Sellafield are required periodically to measure waterborne tritium. Currently, this involves collecting and preparing groundwater samples and sending them off-site…

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Development opportunity for Sellafield innovators

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Successful organisations and individuals who have achieved Sellafield backing through the Game Changers Programme may have the opportunity of further support through training. Sellafield’s Game Changers Programme was set up to help identify and develop solutions to decommissioning challenges. Now some of the organisations taking part in the programme will…

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Funding awarded to develop fast neutron technology

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Fast neutron technology developed by Arktis Radiation Detectors has achieved further Sellafield support through the Game Changers Programme. The programme helps identify potential solutions to Sellafield’s decommissioning challenges and after initial feasibility success, Arktis has been awarded Proof of Concept funding to demonstrate the potential of its technology. Swiss-based Arktis…

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Game Changers partner answers call for life-saving PPE

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A Game Changers’ funded firm, selected to develop ground-breaking technology to help Sellafield meet decommissioning challenges, is answering the desperate call for personal protective equipment (PPE), vital in the fight against Coronavirus. Sheffield-based Eadon Consulting won funding to develop its REACH (Remote Extendable Access Characterisation and Handling) technology, a modular…

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