Event details

This event is a unique chance to connect with existing opportunities in the UK nuclear sector, showcase your capabilities to potential customers and learn about the future direction of nuclear in the UK

There continues to be huge opportunities for UK and international companies that want to be part of the UK nuclear supply chain, many of which are located in the South West of England. This includes the UK’s first new build in a generation, Hinkley Point C, which is entering the MEH phase; 4 sites being decommissioned; submarine decommissioning, as well as the development of new technologies for small modular reactors.

With a theme of ‘Bringing Innovation to Nuclear’, this two-day showcase and conference highlights current and future opportunities in New Build, Decommissioning, Defence and new technologies, including SMRs.

Other highlights include the opportunity to network with senior industry representatives and engage in 1-2-1 meetings with companies across the different supply chains.

The Agenda

Wednesday 2nd October – NSW Showcase

Please note: This will be hostedat theNational College for Nuclear in Bridgwater.

  • Visit the UK’s only new build site at Hinkley Point C. Limited to a maximum of 100 people so please book early to avoid disappointment.
  • Technology demonstrationsincluding Flow Loop, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Control Room.
  • Demonstrations by the South West Nuclear Hub, including robotics.
  • Company Demonstrations.

NSW Pre-conference dinner

Hosted at the nearbyMarco Pierre White restaurant at the Mercure Bridgwater, allows the chance to network with like-minded attendees and engage with some of the conference speakers, in an informal and friendly atmosphere.

Thursday 3rd October -'Bringing Innovation to Nuclear'Conference

Please note: This will be hosted at the McMillan Theatre in Bridgwater.

We have an exciting agenda with inspiring industry speakers and plenty of opportunities to network. Our current speakers include:

  • Tom Greatrex, CEO, Nuclear Industry Association
  • Alan Cumming, Nuclear Operations Director, NDA
  • Andy Storer, CEO, NAMRC and Nuclear Sector Deal
  • Beccy Pleasant, Head of Nuclear Skills Strategy Group
  • Richard Deakin, Head of Advanced Nuclear Technologies, BEIS
  • Professor Tom Scott, Director, South West Nuclear Hub
  • Nick Golding, Head of HPC Supply Chain Programme

And more speakers will be announced over the coming weeks!

1-2-1 Matchmaking:

Supported by Enterprise Europe Network, these FREE sessions are the perfect way to grow your business by connecting with other businesses.You will need to sign up for this in advance and a meeting schedule will be issued to you in advance of the conference.Be sure to register!

Exhibition Area

Exhibition space is available for you to showcase your capabilities to key companies in the nuclear supply chain. If you would like one of these stands, be sure to book early as space is limited.


Nuclear South West members receive a discounted conference ticket, an opportunity to include promotional material in the delegate packs, plus a discount on sponsorship packages. If you have forgotten your discount code, which you will need for booking your tickets, please get in touch.


HOSTare offering conference attendees the opportunity to stay at their worker campuses from just £30 a night. For more information, contact01278 559 429 or reservations@host-somerset.co.uk.

The Mercure Bridgwater is offering conference attendees at a rate of £95 Bed and Breakfast. Quote C13 Business West on booking direct with the hotel on 01278 239679.

Lower Bath Road
Bridgwater , Somerset
Tickets: 90

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