The Nuclear Energy Futures CDT receives considerable cash and in-kind support from leading organisations in the nuclear energy sector. Based in the UK and across the world, they sponsor projects, provide access to their facilities, host field trips or advise on strategy.

They recognise the long-term benefit in supporting the teaching, research and cohort-building activities the CDT offers students in promoting the next generation of leaders.  We would like to thank them for their continued support and encouragement.



The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is a corporate Commonwealth entity operating under Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, and is an agency within the portfolio of the Commonwealth Minister for Industry.


Atkins Ltd 

A multinational engineering, design, planning, architectural design, project management and consulting services company.

Research projects, strategy


The Atomic Weapons Establishment is responsible for the design, manufacture and support of warheads for the United Kingdom's nuclear deterrent.

Research projects, field trip, strategy

Cavendish Nuclear

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK’s leading supplier to the nuclear industry, bringing together much of the UK’s rich nuclear heritage to create one of the largest specialist nuclear services organisations, at home and abroad.



Different by Design International Ltd

An international engineering and professional advisory company, providing specialist engineering, project management, and consultancy services to a wide range of clients. Provides solutions across the global landscape of nuclear and process industries.

Research projects, facilities

EDF Energy

Nuclear electric power generation company. EDF Energy provides home and business energy in the UK.

Research projects, field trip, strategy

Framatone ANP

Designer and supplier of nuclear steam supply system and nuclear equipment, services and fuel for high levels of safety and performance


Frazer Nash Consultancy

Frazer-Nash is a leading systems and engineering technology company. With over 700 employees, Frazer-Nash works from a network of nine UK and three Australian locations. Our consultants apply their expertise and know-how to develop, enhance and protect our clients' critical assets, systems and processes.

Future Learn

Provision of free online courses, including the Nuclear Energy Massively Open Online Course (MOOC)

Henry Royce Institute

The Royce is the UK national centre for research and innovation of advanced materials. It operates as a hub and spoke model, with the hub at The University of Manchester, and spokes at the founding partners, initially comprising the universities of Sheffield, Leeds, Liverpool, Cambridge, Oxford and Imperial College London, as well as UKAEA and NNL


Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy

Businesses related to design, manufacture, sales, installation and maintenance of light-water reactor equipment, fast reactor and nuclear fuel cycle and related products


Horizon Nuclear Power Services Ltd

Horizon Nuclear Power is a UK energy company developing a new generation of nuclear power stations.

Field trip
Idaho National Laboratory

INL is the US's leading center for nuclear energy research and development. INL works in each of the strategic goal areas of US Department of Energy: energy, national security, science and environment
Field trip

Institute of Nuclear Research Piteşti

The Institute for Nuclear Research Pitesti (ICN) undertakes scientific research, fundamental and applied technological solutions, and consultancy to support Romania's nuclear energy sector.

Field trip

Khalifa University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering.


Laing O'Rourke Plc

An international engineering enterprise, founded on over a century and a half of experience; funds, designs, manufactures, constructs and maintains the built environment – providing the facilities to accommodate, educate, employ, transport, care for and sustain communities.


National Nuclear Laboratory

The National Nuclear Laboratory is a UK government owned and operated nuclear services technology provider covering the whole of the nuclear fuel cycle.


Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the largest US Department of Energy science and energy laboratory, conducting basic and applied research to deliver transformative solutions to compelling problems in energy and security.

Field trip

Radioactive Waste Management Ltd

Our mission is to deliver a geological disposal facility and provide radioactive waste management solutions. We are engaging with communities to inform our work.

Research projects, strategy

Rolls-Royce Plc

Power systems provider, designing, manufacturing and supporting a range of products and services for air, sea and land applications.

Research projects, strategy


Research centre dealing with peaceful applications of radioactivity. Performs forward-looking research and develops sustainable technology. Organises training courses and offer specialist services and consultancy.

Field trip

Sellafield Ltd

From cleaning-up the country’s highest nuclear risks and hazards to safeguarding nuclear fuel, materials and waste, our work is nationally important.

We do this work on behalf of our owner, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

Research projects, field trips, strategy

Thor Energy

Thor Energy is developing a nuclear fuel technology based on thorium as an alternative to uranium. The objective here is to qualify thorium fuel for use in existing and future generations of light water reactors.


Tokamak Energy Ltd

Tokamak Energy aims to accelerate the development of fusion energy.

Research projects, strategy


UKAEA’s mission is to lead the commercial development of fusion power and related technology and position the UK as a leader in sustainable nuclear energy.

 Research projects, facilities, strategy

University of New South Wales

One of Australia's leading research and teaching universities. UNSW's teaching gains strength and currency from its research activities, strong industry links and itsinternational nature; UNSW has strong regional and global engagement.

Facilities, strategy


Provides fuel, services, technology, plant design and equipment to utility customers and others in the worldwide commercial nuclear electric power industry.

Research projects, facilities, strategy

Wood Group

Global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. Operates in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.

Research projects, facilities

ICO partners