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Canada-Wales Digital Trade Mission

Background

Dates: January 26 – 29, 2021
Time: 9:00 am ET to 12:00 pm ET
Location: Online

This is a no-cost digital trade mission
Questions: Navneet Dhaliwal, Director, Operations and Member Support, OCNI


Following a market study completed in March 2020, the Welsh Government have commissioned Kinetic Cubed to work up with OCNI, CNA and NRCan on a digital trade mission. This four-day event will explore bilateral opportunities in Canada, the UK and into other markets of interest for Welsh and Canadian companies. The event is being hosted by the Welsh government with support in Canada from OCNI, CNA and NRCan.


The Mission Agenda

All times listed are in EST

January 26, 2021

9:00 am                                               Introduction to the Nuclear Landscape in Wales

9:20 am                                               SMR Roadmap and Action Plan in Canada

9:40 am                                               Message from Ontario

9:45 am                                               The Nuclear Landscape in Canada

10:00 am                                             BREAK

10:15 am                                             Opportunities at Hinkley Point C

11:00 am                                             Introduction of Raven Delta Group

11:05 am                                             Opportunities in Ontario

11:45 am                                             Introduction to Huntingdon Fusion Technologies

11:50 am                                             Introduction to Flamgard

January 27, 2021

9:00 am                                               On-grid and Off-grid Opportunities in Canada

10:00 am                                             BREAK

10:15 am                                             Opportunities at Trawsfynydd Development Company 

11:00 am                                             Introduction to Robert & Prowse

11:05 am                                             Introduction to Rototherm

11:10 am                                             Introduction to C & P Engineering Services

11:15 am                                             Medical Isotopes – Commercialization

January 28, 2021

9:00 am                                               Opportunities in New Brunswick

10:15 am                                             BREAK

10:30 am                                             Introduction to Clywd Compounders

10:35 am                                             Introduction to Drone Evolution

10:40 am                                             Collaboration and Innovation – Research and Academic Partnerships

11:10 am                                             Introduction to Swansea University

11:15 am                                             Introduction to Zip Clip

11:20 am                                             Introduction to Teddington       

January 29, 2021

9:00 am                                                Opportunities at Magnox Decommissioning Strategy, Trawsfynydd

10:00 am                                             BREAK

10:15 am                                             Decommissioning Strategies in Canada 

11:10 am                                             Introduction to Matom

11:15 am                                             Introduction to Mona Lifting

11:20 am                                             Closing Remarks and Next Steps


Opportunities in Wales

Hinkley Point C

Welsh companies are already embedded in the project, approaching 100 companies approved as suppliers to the project.  EDF have stated that those performing well in delivery at Hinkley will be included in the Supply Chain for Sizewell B as it is set to be a replica of this project.

Indications are that for Hinkley Point C, the contract values coming into Wales are greater than £700million over the coming years. This project provides an opportunity for the Canadian supply chain to work with approved Welsh companies in cooperation and partnership

Trawsfynydd Development Company

The Welsh Government is establishing a technology agnostic company to bring forward the potential for either/or an SMR/AMR, Research reactor and work around medical isotopes on the site.

In addition to this, North Wales is home to an Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, the Nuclear Futures Institute at Bangor University and the proposed Thermal Hydraulic Test Facility which will provide a new generation of reactors with a state-of-the-art experimental research and test facility to underpin the validation of computer modelling and support the safety cases for new reactor designs.