Business opportunities in fusion for UK industry
With large investment in fusion research programmes, there are many business opportunities for UK companies. Explore the Fusion and Industry site to discover how your company can win business in this exciting and challenging market.
New to fusion?
Then visit the website of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority’s research arm Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) for an overview of fusion power, its technology and potential environmental benefits.
National and international fusion programmes
Fusion research in the UK is conducted by CCFE at Culham Science Centre in Oxfordshire. The centre is home to the UK’s fusion research including the MAST (Mega Amp Spherical Tokamak) experiment as well as JET (the Joint European Torus), currently the world’s largest fusion device. CCFE has close links with other European and international fusion laboratories and the €14 billion International Tokamak Experimental Reactor (ITER) under construction at Cadarache, France.
Is fusion relevant to my company?
Like any business, fusion research requires a wide range of products and services from the routine to the highly technical. To find out more about the business opportunities arising from fusion research visit our industry opportunities area.
Other Big Science projects with UK industry opportunities
UKAEA is part of a wider industry liaison network that can help your company work with some of the world’s premier science facilities. Among them are projects at Diamond Light Source, CERN, the European Southern Observatory, the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility and the European Spallation Source. More information here.