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The hottest place on the planet and home of some of the world's coolest science, it's also a great location for business to thrive: a place to create, a place to innovate, a place to grow.

The hottest place on the planet and home of some of the world's coolest science, it's also a great location for business to thrive: a place to create, a place to innovate, a place to grow.

Culham Science Centre is home to over 45 commercial businesses from start-ups to major international organisations.

Culham Science Centre is home to over 45 commercial businesses from start-ups to major international organisations.

Culham Science Centre owned and managed by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, is sited in one of the most successful science locations in the country.

Culham Science Centre owned and managed by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, is sited in one of the most successful science locations in the country.

Culham Conference Centre is managed by the award-winning Elior UK; one of the UK’s leading catering, hospitality and facilities management organisations.

Culham Conference Centre is managed by the award-winning Elior UK; one of the UK’s leading catering, hospitality and facilities management organisations.

Culham Science Centre is a vibrant and exciting place where students, apprentices and highly qualified technicians from all corners of the world come to work, and relax, in the campus-like environment.

Culham Science Centre is a vibrant and exciting place where students, apprentices and highly qualified technicians from all corners of the world come to work, and relax, in the campus-like environment.

Culham Science Centre

Culham Science Centre combines world-class publicly funded research into fusion power; commercial technology organisations and Culham Innovation Centre, to create a powerhouse of high technology innovation and enterprise in South Oxfordshire.

Culham Science Centre, owned and managed by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, is sited in one of the most successful science locations in the country and is a partner in Science Vale UK, along with other public and private sector organisations in the area, to promote southern Oxfordshire as a global hot spot for enterprise and innovation in science, high technology and the application of knowledge.


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Robotic snake solves fusion energy pipework challenge

Robotic snake solves fusion energy pipework challenge

A new laser-welding ‘robotic snake’ developed by the UK Atomic Energy Authority has demonstrated its capability to operate inside of fusion energy powerplant pipework and is now patented technology.


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Princess Astrid of Belgium talks fusion energy at UKAEA

Princess Astrid of Belgium talks fusion energy at UKAEA

Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium discovered how fusion energy could play a key role in addressing climate change following a tour of the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s world-leading science centre in Oxford.


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Neuro-Bio’s novel drug shows effective in a mouse model of alzheimer’s disease

Neuro-Bio’s novel drug shows effective in a mouse model of alzheimer’s disease

Neuro-Bio Ltd, a biotechnology company developing a first-in-class treatment for neurodegenerative disease, finds its new drug candidate effectively treats the signs of neurodegeneration in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Neuro-Bio Ltd have been based at Culham Science Centre since 2014.


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The Prince of Wales discusses fusion energy at UKAEA

The Prince of Wales discusses fusion energy at UKAEA

HRH The Prince of Wales today saw first-hand how fusion energy could play a key role in addressing climate change through a safe, sustainable and low-carbon future energy supply.


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Johnson Matthey commits to Culham Science Centre

Johnson Matthey commits to Culham Science Centre

Global leader in sustainable technologies, Johnson Matthey (JM), has signed a lease at Culham Science Centre near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, occupying just over 3,000 sq. ft. to support its new Hydrogen Technologies business unit.


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General Fusion to build its Fusion Demonstration Plant at UKAEA’s Culham Science Centre

General Fusion to build its Fusion Demonstration Plant at UKAEA’s Culham Science Centre

UKAEA and General Fusion have announced an agreement under which General Fusion will build and operate its Fusion Demonstration Plant (FDP) at UKAEA’s Culham Science Centre.


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 Professor Ian Chapman has been reappointed to lead the UK Atomic Energy Authority

Professor Ian Chapman has been reappointed to lead the UK Atomic Energy Authority

Professor Ian Chapman has been reappointed to lead the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) as its CEO for a second term of office, following four highly successful years deepening its scientific capabilities, its technological collaboration with industry and its international reputation.


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Oxbotica leverages Culham Science Centre for development of autonomous vehicle software

Oxbotica leverages Culham Science Centre for development of autonomous vehicle software


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Congratulations to Culham Science Centre Nursery & Preschool for third consecutive outstanding Ofsted rating

Congratulations to Culham Science Centre Nursery & Preschool for third consecutive outstanding Ofsted rating


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Harry Lamble

Dr Harry Lamble

CEO, Sense Biodetection Ltd

Oxfordshire is home to the world’s best scientists and being based at Culham provides us with easy access to that talent.

Ian Pritchett

Ian Pritchett

Co-Founder, Greencore Construction

It was important for us to have an office in Oxfordshire as it is centrally located with easy access to London. Culham Innovation Centre was the perfect fit with it being located at a science campus combined with the flexibility to expand at the centre without costly overheads associated with office moves.

Joseph Lo

Joseph Lo

Southern Business Manager, JTL

Consolidating our Oxfordshire training at Culham Science Centre is the perfect fit as we are now based alongside the future of UK power. In addition, the UK Atomic Energy Authority strongly believes in apprentices and equipping them with higher-level skills to help young people advance to senior positions with industry leading employers.

Opinder Liddar

Opinder Liddar

Director, LAPD

The LAPD team is extremely happy at Culham Science Centre, which is why we decided to expand on site rather than move elsewhere. It has a great campus feel and we benefit from being part of a thriving environment with a range of different companies on site.

09 August

Discover robots of the future and fusion

***Free public talk, 7 September, Examinations School, Oxford*** A robotics…

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01 August

Robotic superhero meets identical twin in fusion energy machine  

  A Jenga-playing robot with a human touch used to…

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22 July

New building to drive innovation at thriving Culham Science Centre

A fresh wave of innovative companies will be moving into…

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06 June

Robotic snake solves fusion energy pipework challenge

A new laser-welding ‘robotic snake’ developed by the UK Atomic…

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23 May

Interactive fusion energy stand set for Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

An interactive fusion energy display is set to inspire visitors…

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13 May

Princess Astrid of Belgium talks fusion energy at UKAEA

Princess Astrid of Belgium talks fusion energy at UKAEA Her…

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