Discover robots of the future and fusion

***Free public talk, 7 September, Examinations School, Oxford*** A robotics expert will bring to life a fascinating future where intuitive machines are deployed to go where humans can’t in a free public talk in central Oxford next month. “Essential robotics: a guide to our shared future” will be presented by Professor Rob Buckingham OBE, who … Read more

New building to drive innovation at thriving Culham Science Centre

A fresh wave of innovative companies will be moving into Culham Science Centre after the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) signed a new agreement to build an 8,000 square metre research and development building. A 35-year income strip forward funding agreement with Legal & General was agreed this month, with the £40 million building comprising … Read more

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. The novel trials at Culham Science Centre are another step forward on the roadmap to delivering safe, sustainable, low carbon fusion energy to the grid. The … Read more

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. Representative of His Majesty the King, The Princess was today able to … Read more

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. Publishing their work in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions (TRCI), Neuro-Bio … Read more

Fusion energy record demonstrates powerplant future

• Landmark results from EUROfusion scientists and engineers at world-leading UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Joint European Torus (JET) facility in Oxford • Record-breaking 59 megajoules of sustained fusion energy demonstrates powerplant potential and strengthens case for ITER • Fusion energy is crucial in addressing climate change through a safe, sustainable, efficient and low-carbon energy supply … Read more

Pulse #16

Take a look at our latest issue of site newsletter PULSE. This issue looks at some of the work being carried out by companies within our Culham community. Pulse #16 welcomes our newest tenant JM find out what plans they have, plus details of: a new consortium for Reaction Engines, a life changing technology created … Read more

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. JM acquired the assets and intellectual property of lithium-sulfur battery developer OXIS Energy, based at Culham Science Centre, earlier this year to … Read more