GAIN provides the nuclear community with access to the technical, regulatory, and financial support necessary to move innovative nuclear energy technologies toward commercialization while ensuring the continued safe, reliable, and economic operation of the existing nuclear fleet.​ Learn more >


GAIN’s NE Voucher Program seeks to accelerate the commercialization of nuclear energy technologies by providing funding and access to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy’s world-class expertise and resources across its national lab complex. GAIN is available to assist interested applicants through every step of the process.

For information on the GAIN NE Voucher application process, contact Chris Lohse, Innovation & Technology Manager, at [email protected] or 925-698-9988.

Funding Opportunities

In addition to the GAIN NE voucher, there are many funding opportunities available to nuclear technology developers and suppliers through the U.S. Department of Energy. Learn more >

Partnership Support

Partnering with any entity can be overwhelming. GAIN is ready to support the industry as it learns about and works through the contract process. Learn more >

Legacy Document Project

GAIN works with the industry to identify data or documents that they need. From there, GAIN tailors the approach to locate the documents and get them to industry. Learn more >

Regulatory Support

GAIN — in close coordination with the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission — provides nuclear industry stakeholders, including developers, license applicants, and owner-operators with guidance through regulatory framework development and licensing support. Learn more >

Important Dates

  • 2024 Molten Salt Reactor Workshop

    The 10th annual Molten Salt Reactor (MSR) Workshop is a leading forum to discuss molten salt technology advances. MSRs are a promising class of advanced nuclear reactors rapidly progressing toward demonstrations. The MSR workshop, held Nov. 5-7th 2024 in Knoxville, TN, provides a forum for sharing information and status on MSR research and development programs,…

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  • International Nuclear Safeguards and Security by Design Workshop

    The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is organizing a three-day Safeguards and Security by Design (SSeBD) Workshop (September 10-12, 2024) in Oak Ridge, TN for U.S. advanced and small modular reactor vendors and developers that are seeking to deploy their technologies in the U.S. and internationally. The workshop will focus on the…

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  • FY-2024 4th Round Proposals Due

    Proposals for the FY-2024 4th Round GAIN Nuclear Energy (NE) Vouchers are due by 5:00pm EST on Wednesday, July 31, 2024

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