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Cryopump System for MAST-U Enhancements

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority owns and operates the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) which is the UK's national laboratory for fusion research. CCFE is based at Culham Science Centre in Oxfordshire. The UK fusion programme is centred on the innovative MAST (Mega Amp Spherical Tokamak) experiment which is also based at CCFE and employs around 150 people. The programme is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the European Union under the EURATOM treaty. MAST has led studies into the spherical Tokamak, a compact fusion concept pioneered at Culham. A major upgrade of the MAST machine is currently underway and this will enhance MAST's role in international research to: • Make the case for a fusion Component Test Facility • Add to the knowledge base for ITER • Test reactor concepts For MAST Upgrade the Authority requires the Detailed Design, Manufacture and Delivery of a Cryopump System for MAST-U Enhancements Project. Full details of the requirement along with the Invitation to Tender can be downloaded from the link below. Please note to download from the eu-supply website you need to be registered and logged in (Registration is free). The Contract Start and End dates are an estimation only.


Robert Franklin
Culham Science Centre
OX14 3DB
+44 1235466915

Contract value: 1

Published: 23 Aug 2020, Receipt by: 16 Oct 2020