Information - several key documents have been produced to assist Scottish companies in understanding the current commercial environment - Nuclear Market Opportunities Guide, Best Practice Guidance for Tendering, The Nuclear Supply Chain - Scotland’s Key Strengths and Global Decommissioning Update 2010 - Opportunities for Scotland. These documents - and other useful links - are available from the website (see below).
This project is aimed at manufacturing SMEs interested in entering the nuclear decommissioning/new build sector or in developing their position in same. Their main challenges include quality, standards and introducing innovation as well as understanding their potential role in the nuclear sector, how to progress towards active involvement or how to develop their position. The NSC project addresses all these areas.
TWI has developed special skills in providing technical support to SMEs; this project was delivered by a partnership team which brings together nuclear know-how and commercial expertise to meet project objectives.
improve market intelligence and better understand tendering requirements
learn about nuclear sector health & safety, quality and environmental requirements
explore more-effective technologies, new materials and improved designs
accelerate innovation in development of their products and services
troubleshoot production or quality problems
increase productivity and reduce costs
Since 2004, TWI’s technology transfer activity has boosted business performance in the UK regions by creating/safeguarding over 3,555 jobs and £231M turnover.
For more information about the Nuclear Supply Chain project please contact us.
Click here to read about the NSC project web pages on the Scottish Enterprise website.