USNC Framatome Joint Venture

Commerical Production of TRISO / FCM® Fuel

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) and Framatome have formed a joint venture (JV) to provide fourth-generation nuclear fuel for Micro-Modular™ Reactor (MMR®) and other advanced reactor designs. The fuel supply will include commercial quantities of Tri-structural Isotropic (TRISO) particles and USNC’s proprietary Fully Ceramic Micro-encapsulated (FCM®) fuel.

Additional details about the JV and this groundbreaking announcement can be found in the links below.

“This joint venture brings to bear our collective technologies and capabilities to deliver advanced fuels at a critical time to the nuclear industry. In doing so, it complements Framatome’s comprehensive offerings in this sector while providing a reliable and cost-effective source of advanced nuclear fuels to USNC and other advanced reactors that use TRISO-based fuel.”

Francesco Venneri
Founder and CEO
Ultra Safe Nuclear

“Combining our unmatched manufacturing expertise and experience in regulatory compliance, and Ultra Safe’s advanced reactor designs, we are ready to support rapid expansion of fourth generation nuclear power to meet the projected growth and demand for safe, reliable, clean energy in the U.S. and global markets.”

Bernard Fontana

Media Kit


  • TRISO/FCM Fuel - How It's Made Link
  • MMR Lifecycle Link
  • MMR - How it Works Link
  • USNC TRISO Particle – ∞ Rotation Link


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