Hitachi-GE, Imperial and Bangor University developing of UK and Welsh BWR expertise

London, 31 October 2016 --- Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. (Hitachi-GE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Imperial College and Bangor University, enhancing its commitment to support Welsh and British expertise.

Hitachi-GE will provide industry advice to Imperial and Bangor's newly formed "Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) Research Hub and Network", drawing on its extensive BWR experience to provide technical expertise and support. This will include part-time deployment of a researcher to Bangor, and building on the existing programme of Japanese internships for UK students.