Fusion Technology
& Science Drivers

The Fusion Science and Technology area should focus on establishing the scientific and technical basis for a fusion pilot plant by the 2040s.

Sustain a burning plasma

Build the science and technology required to confine and sustain a burning plasma.

Engineer for extreme conditions

Develop the materials required to withstand the extreme environment of a fusion reactor

Harness fusion power

Engineer the technologies required to breed fusion fuel and to generate electricity in a fusion pilot plant by the 2040s