Queen’s University and Kinectrics Inc have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to drive technological advancement in the nuclear energy sector. Together, Queen’s and Kinectrics will identify areas for research collaboration, student learning, and talent development. They will also explore opportunities for student exchanges, co-op placements, and scholarships. The MOU will leverage Queen’s research expertise in nuclear materials as well as its Reactor Materials Testing Laboratory, with the aim of fostering growth in Canada’s nuclear industry. Queen’s Professor in Mechanical and Materials Engineering Mark Daymond said that Canada’s nuclear industry will play a major role in decarbonization. “This MOU represents the beginning of a new chapter, and I look forward to seeing where it will take us,” said Daymond.