About the Nuclear Innovation and Research Office (NIRO)


NIRO supported NIRAB by:


  • Providing secretariat support and analytical capability.

  • Carrying out gap analysis in order to inform NIRAB’s advice to Government on R&D programme priorities.

  • Coordinating nuclear innovation and R&D activity and communications within and between Government and industry.

  • Working with Government departments to produce business cases to secure the funding required to deliver the NIRAB recommendations.

  • To investigate how innovation and R&D programmes can be best delivered through international collaboration.

  • Producing an annual report and other reports, as required, under the guidance of NIRAB.