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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Fraunhofer reveals latest prototype

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The Game Changers project refining optical techniques for the remote detection of hydrogen has moved into an exciting new phase. The Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics (FCAP) has been involved with Game Changers since 2017 during which time it has developed an initial concept for the long range detection of…

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Robotics rise to the challenge

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More than 350 delegates attended an event at the Energus centre, Cumbria, highlighting the challenges and opportunities for robotics and artificial intelligence, their capabilities and cultural impact. Delivering Change through Robotics at Sellafield was hosted by Game Changers and the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear (RAIN) Hub.  RAIN was…

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Game Changers project lands Japanese contract

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Rawwater Engineering Company, whose specialist alloy seals for the oil and gas sector are being adapted to support Sellafield decommissioning challenges, has announced a contract that will take the company into the Japanese nuclear sector. Major Japanese energy operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is to explore the use of…

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