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100,000 students graduate from the Richie Programme

01 December 2016

Urenco’s award winning Richie programme continues to engage and educate students across the globe and ignite a passion for science.

The programme, which has been delivered successfully since 2007, has already reached over 18,000 young people this year putting the total to date to more than 100,000. This is through a combination of school workshops, the Urenco sponsored CREST award resources and various science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) activities around the world.


About Urenco

Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products with sustainability at the core of its business. Operating in a pivotal area of the nuclear fuel supply chain for 50 years, Urenco facilitates zero carbon electricity generation for consumers around the world.

With its head office near London, UK, Urenco’s global presence ensures diversity and security of supply for customers through enrichment facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. Using centrifuge technology designed and developed by Urenco, and through the expertise of our people, the Urenco Group provides safe, cost effective and reliable services; operating within a framework of high environmental, social and governance standards, complementing international safeguards.

Urenco is committed to continued investment in the responsible management of nuclear materials; innovation activities with clear sustainability benefits, such as nuclear medicine, industrial efficiency and research; and nurturing the next generation of scientists and engineers.


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