Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre

Helping UK manufacturers win work in nuclear and other high-value, low-carbon industries.

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Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre



Manufacturing innovation

Working with manufacturers to develop the technical capability to compete on cost, quality and delivery, and developing new techniques and technologies for the nuclear sector.

Supply chain development

Helping UK manufacturers compete globally by raising quality and productivity, reducing costs, developing new capabilities and becoming Fit For Nuclear.

companies worked with in 2021

SME engagements in 2021

value of new contracts won with help from our Fit For Nuclear programme

Nuclear AMRC impact

We work with hundreds of companies of all sizes to help them realise their ambitions in nuclear and other sectors.

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Smart robotics makes magnet placement 60 times faster

Sheffield-based magnetic gear technology company Magnomatics wanted to explore how robotic technologies can optimise manufacturing processes and drive big productivity improvements for its wind turbine generators.

3 February 2022


Saving tonnes of carbon in nuclear welding

Welding the thick-walled steel sections of a reactor pressure vessel is an extremely time-consuming task, with each join taking around ten days to complete and releasing tonnes of carbon.

3 February 2022

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Greening the UK’s most carbon-intensive industrial region

The AMRC and Nuclear AMRC will work together to apply their expertise in developing the UK supply chain for the low-carbon energy sector, building on the proven Fit For Nuclear model to meet the challenges of industrial decarbonisation.

3 February 2022

Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre


Creating jobs in nuclear energy

Nuclear is an obvious answer, but lead times are lengthy and the financing challenges for large reactors are formidable.

3 February 2022


Developing the UK energy supply chain

More than 860 companies have already completed the online F4N assessment, with most receiving ongoing support and development from the Nuclear AMRC’s team of industrial advisors.

3 February 2022


Leading the Ventilator Challenge

On the 16th of March 2020, the Government asked UK industry to support the NHS in its fight against COVID-19. The VentilatorChallengeUK (VCUK) Consortium, led by the HVM Catapult’s outgoing CEO Dick Elsy and made up of more than 33 businesses from the aerospace, automotive and medical sectors, came together at speed to build medical ventilators.

3 February 2022

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Get in touch for an informal discussion about how we can help your business.


Nuclear AMRC (Head Office)
University of Sheffield
Advanced Manufacturing Park
Brunel Way
Rotherham S60 5WG

+44 (0)114 222 9900

Nuclear AMRC (Midlands)
Infinity Park Way
Infinity Park
Derby DE24 9FU

Nuclear AMRC (Birchwood)
The Renaissance Centre
601 Faraday Street
Birchwood Park
Warrington WA3 6GN

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