A £3.9MILLION competition has been launched to find innovative ways to sort and segregate radioactive waste at some of the UK’s oldest nuclear sites. The best applications will be awarded £50,000 for a feasibility study and the eventual winner will receive £750,000. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, which includes Sellafield Ltd and Magnox Ltd, has teamed up with Innovate UK to call on companies to come up with new ideas and approaches to the challenge of sorting this waste. Robotics, sensors, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems are just some of the potential technologies which could be used for the Sort and Segregate Nuclear Waste competition.
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