National Nuclear Laboratory

Our Heritage

We’re proud of our heritage and excited about our future.

Since the 1940s, NNL has been innovating in the nuclear sector. Our founding fathers were pioneers of atomic development and we’ve been involved in every generation of nuclear technology since.

NNL formed in 2008 with a commitment to crucial scientific advancement. Today, we build on our rich heritage and core purpose as innovators for nuclear science. We push the boundaries of science, technology and innovation. Our talented teams include technical experts, industry fellows and world-renowned scientists.  

We continue to innovate to solve the energy challenges of tomorrow.  

This video takes you on a short tour of NNL’s history and our ambitions for the future.