Seaborg Technologies

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Seaborg Technologies
Private company
IndustryNuclear Power

Seaborg Technologies is a Danish startup company working to develop and commercialize thorium-based molten salt reactors.[1] Founded in 2015 and based in Copenhagen, Denmark, Seaborg Technologies emerged as a collaboration between a small team of physicists, chemists and engineers with educational roots at the Niels Bohr Institute, CERN, ESS (European Spallation Source) and DTU Center of Nuclear Technologies sharing a common vision of sustainable and cheap nuclear power.[2] Recently Seaborg Technologies and nuclear power (see also energy in Denmark) has seen increased media interest in Denmark,[3] and the Danish government platform includes a statement about removing barriers to research into thorium-based technologies.[4] Seaborg Technologies is named after the American nuclear chemist and Nobel laureate Glenn T. Seaborg.


  1. ^ References on molten salt reactor design,
  2. ^ "Dansk reaktor brænder farligt atomaffald" (Danish). DR – originally published on August 2015. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  3. ^ References on public debate on nuclear power in Denmark.
  4. ^ "Danish government platform 2016" (Danish) (p. 76). Retrieved 2017-02-08.