The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is grounded in robust science and the understanding from decades of industry experience. NNL is the authoritative voice in Britain and beyond for technological development and innovation in civil nuclear power.
Our unparalleled understanding of the nuclear science, challenges and opportunities makes us an unrivalled authority and partner in the ﬁeld, providing experts, innovative technologies, and access to cutting-edge facilities to organisations in the UK and globally.
Our workforce has a collective 10,000 years of industry experience including dozens of recognised subject matter experts. Through our strategic collaborations with the best in the world – in industry and academia – we harness potential technologies and translate them into industry-ready solutions. This pioneering approach enables us to spearhead international improvement and technological progress.
We deliver a vast range of projects – from drilling holes to analyse underground wastes with our integrated micro-drilling technology, through adapting robots used in the automotive sector for use in treating radioactive waste, all the way to developing state-of-the-art power systems for spacecraft, based on radioactive materials.
Our unique model of commercial operation under Government ownership brings the best of both worlds and puts NNL squarely at the heart of the clean energy agenda.