The National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR) is a diverse consortium of leading experts in robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), sensors, radiation and resilient embedded systems.

We are developing the next generation of technology with our commercial partners to help address and resolve challenges in the global nuclear industry.

Cleaning up the UK’s 4.9 million tonnes of legacy waste is the largest and most complex environmental remediation tasks in the whole of Europe, expected to take more than 100 years at estimated costs of £90 -220nb.

In collaboration with:

 University of Birmingham logo  University of Bristol logo  University of Edinburgh logo
 University of Lancaster logo  University of Essex logo  Queen Mary University of London logo
 University of Lincoln logo  University of the West of England logo

Other collaborators include:

Carnegie Mellon National Robotics Engineering Centre. NASA Jet Propulsion Lab. Shield Investment Management. National Nuclear Laboratory Ltd. KUKA Robotics UK Limited. Atlas Elekronik UK. Atkins Ldt. BAE Systems. Forth Engineering Ltd. ImiTec Ltd. James Fisher Nuclear Limited. Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI). National Oceanography Centre. Nuvia Limited. Royal Institution of Great Britain. STFC Laboratories (grouped). Tohoku University (Japan). Ionix Advanced Technologies Ltd. Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA). National Physical Laboratory. Shadow Robot Company Ltd. Synthotech. Toshiba. AWE. Eidos Education. IHI Corporation. Jacobs UK Limited. JET Propulsion Laboratory.  China General Nuclear Plant Corporation (CGN). Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. Rovtech Solutions. Thales Ltd. UltraSoc Technologies Ltd. Sellafield Ltd. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl). SEA France. EDF Energy. KURRI. OC Robotics. Rolls-Royce. UltraSoC Technologies Ltd. A.R.M Robotics Ltd. taurob. British Standards Institute. Haption.

Credit: Sellafield Ltd
Credit: Sellafield Ltd
Credit: University of Birmingham
Credit: University of Birmingham