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SDG 7 Projects

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy

Advanced Reactor Communications Strategy & Social Media

Helixos worked with a national laboratory in order to enhance their communications and stakeholder engagement to accelerate the demonstration and deployment of advanced nuclear reactors.

Strategic Communications

Business Case for Nuclear Simulator Educational Product

Helixos developed a complete product business case, marketing strategy, and pricing strategy for a nuclear operations simulator educational product, which included market research and identifying early adopters, resulting in additional customers for the simulator.

Strategic Communications, Cleantech Commercialisation

Coal Repurposing Market Research

Helixos supported a nuclear power developer in evaluating how coal plants could be repurposed with SMRs in terms of infrastructure and retraining staff. We also quantified the potential market for repurposing coal plants in the U.S., and other countries, and identified top prospects for retiring coal plants to repower.

Strategic Communications, Cleantech Commercialisation

Commercialisation of Anti-Corrosive Coating for Waste Storage

Helixos conducted market research and engaged with potential end users for a novel super-repellent powder coating to make dry storage canisters for spent nuclear fuel more resistant to corrosion.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Commercialising Neutron Absorbers for Microreactor Applications

Helixos undertook market research and sizing activities for an R&D firm developing a novel fabrication method to produce neutron absorbing and shielding components that can lower installed capital and operating costs for microreactors.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Competitor Analysis of Advanced Nuclear Technology Companies

Helixos conducted a competitor analysis of advanced nuclear technology companies on the dimensions of technology, market, and communications. This resulted in a SWOT analysis and recommendations for the client.

Strategic Communications, Cleantech Commercialisation

Event Management for Hydrogen Safety Conference

Helixos led the planning and implementation for the conference's technical program including the development of marketing materials.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Helium-3 Market Study

Helixos delivered a market study on the global production and supply of helium-3, which is a rare isotope that is used in medical imaging, quantum computing, cryogenic cooling, and as a fusion fuel. Commercial production of helium-3 on Earth could help us avoid mining it on the Moon.

Strategic Communications, Cleantech Commercialisation

Hydrogen Safety Business Model Analysis

Review and evaluate different business models for a hydrogen safety centre to support industry with modelling and analytical services. This involved exploring the capabilities of the country and understanding the best organisational architecture to reach their goals.

Cleantech Commercialisation

International Safeguards for Advanced Nuclear Reactors

Helixos facilitated the connection between government and industry to engage with international safeguards and nuclear security to support the international deployment of advanced reactors and adherence to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.

Technical Advisory, Strategic Communications

Market Research for Modular Ammonia Production

Helixos conducted market research for an R&D Firm specialising in the bulk manufacture of chemicals. This study explored the market sizing for modularised ammonia production. This involved evaluating the market size, geographic distribution, market dynamics, and competitor and partner landscape.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Membranes for Solar Fuels Generators

Helixos undertook market research and sizing activities for an R&D company developing membranes which operate efficiently in harsh photoelectrochemical cell environments.

Cleantech Commercialisation

National Roadmap for Fusion Energy

Helixos served as the lead editor and author for a strategic national roadmap for fusion energy development in partnership with a national laboratory. This involved synthesising input from multiple stakeholders, managing revisions, and graphic design. The roadmap was presented to the federal government and other stakeholders.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Next-Generation Radiation Detectors

Helixos supported with commercialisation advice, including market analysis, to manufacture the next-generation of high-performance, spectroscopic radiation detectors.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Patent and Competitor Analysis for Ammonia Production

Helixos delivered a patent and competitor analysis for an R&D firm specialising in the modularised manufacture of ammonia for agricultural use. Research was undertaken on the current patent landscape and an investigation into any progress of commercialisation or licensing.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Science Communication Training

Helixos provides training and workshops to organisations and their employees to understand the basics of effective science communication, incorporate social design into their work, and practise presentations and storytelling about their technologies.

Strategic Communications

Strategic Plan for a Research Organisation

Helixos developed a strategic plan for an R&D division of a national laboratory by identifying external drivers through in-depth global market research and aligning core capabilities to produce a detailed strategy for their relevant markets. This included defining their value proposition, commercial offering, and customer and partner profile. A consolidated financial model supported the analysis.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Tunable Visible Laser for Photocathode Characterisation

Helixos provided advice on IP positioning and researched the competitor landscape for laser technologies.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Alignment of Business Operations with ESG Goals

Helixos helps clients align their business operations with ESG (environmental, social, governance) factors and sustainability goals. We review various aspects of the operations, supply chain, services, and products of a business, give recommendations on ESG goals, and assist in tracking progress.

Strategic Communications, Cleantech Commercialisation

Capacity Building for New Nuclear Energy Program in Asia

Helixos supported an Asian country in preparing for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) process to develop the infrastructure for a new nuclear energy program.

Technical Advisory

Commercialisation Plan and Market Research for High Penetration Wireless Networking Technology

Helixos conducted tailored market research for a startup that is developing a high-penetration wireless networking technology for nuclear power plants. Helixos also developed a commercialisation plan containing market sizing, customer analysis, and competitor analysis.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Commercialisation of Small Modular Reactors

Helixos is supporting the commercialisation of new nuclear energy technology through market-driven approaches and strategic communications. We have researched and outlined strategies for key markets, such as coal repurposing and hydrogen production, and new products, such as an educational reactor simulator.

Strategic Communications, Cleantech Commercialisation

Community Engagement for New Fusion Test Facility

Helixos managed the logistics of an event to break ground on a new fusion test facility with a U.S. governor and other local policymakers in attendance. The event resulted in wide community awareness and support of fusion and the facility.

Strategic Communications, Cleantech Commercialisation

Customer Discovery for Carbon Capture Technology

Helixos developed a customer discovery plan and identified key industry contacts to facilitate the deployment of a new carbon capture technology being developed by an R&D company.

Cleantech Commercialisation

External Relations Strategy for University Program

Helixos developed an external relations strategy for a university's nuclear engineering program to promote diverse participants and expand their impacts to new communities. This involved reviewing the processes related to recruitment, partnerships, and advocacy. Helixos also supported the implementation of communications and engagement. The program is now receiving its largest intake ever with students from new domains.

Strategic Communications

Hydrogen Electrolyser Membrane Manufacturing

Helixos conducted market research and provided customer contacts for an R&D company developing a machine vision system to enhance the manufacturing of membranes for applications including hydrogen electrolysers.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Insights into Fusion Energy

Helixos supports all aspects of strategic communications and stakeholder management for a fusion energy startup, including community engagement for a new facility. We also provide insights on the energy market and other niche markets and advise on business strategy.

Strategic Communications, Cleantech Commercialisation

Market Assessment for a Mechanical Equipment Development Group

Helixos undertook market research for a national laboratory, analysing six market segments relating to nuclear-related custom tooling services. The market size and revenue potential were estimated, insights were developed via stakeholder engagement, and market entry strategies were developed for each market.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Market Research for Solar Cyber Security and Operational Technology

Helixos conducted primary market research for a startup that is developing an operational technology and cyber security solution for medium to large scale solar fields.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Nanomembranes for Geothermal Energy

Helixos undertook market assessment and sizing activities for an R&D firm developing nanomembranes for pressure and flow sensors for use in geothermal applications.

Cleantech Commercialisation

National Stakeholder Engagement Strategy for Nuclear Energy

Helixos developed a stakeholder engagement strategy to have nuclear energy considered as part of Australia's energy mix. This included defining approaches for engaging key stakeholder groups and the broader community in garnering political and public support. Innovative approaches to stakeholder management using network analysis were explored.

Strategic Communications

Novel Additive Friction-Stir Deposition Method to Clad Nuclear-Reactor Structural Materials with Corrosion-Resistant Alloys

Helixos provided advice on IP positioning, delivered customised market research, and developed a list of contacts in the nuclear industry to explore their new approach to welding.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Promotion of Sustainable Energy Policy in Australia

Helixos worked with an energy think tank in Australia on writing and editing public policy papers to promote progressive, technology-inclusive energy policy. We reviewed and advised on a policy paper on the ability of small modular reactors to support a 'just transition' for coal communities in Australia.

Strategic Communications

Strategic Plan for Analytical Chemistry

Helixos developed a strategic plan for an analytical chemistry R&D division of a national laboratory by identifying external drivers through in-depth global market research and aligning core capabilities to produce a detailed strategy for their relevant markets. This included defining their value proposition, commercial offering, and customer and partner profile. A consolidated financial model supported the analysis.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Technology Assessment and Website Development for an Advanced Nuclear Fuels Industry Company

Helixos undertook a technology assessment of an imaging system that is primarily designed for the advanced nuclear fuels industry. The assessment identified other market segments, such as agriculture, pharmaceutical, and the mining industry, that can also leverage the technology. Helixos also developed the organisation's online presence by developing a website to showcase the technology and its capabilities.

Cleantech Commercialisation, Strategic Communications

Branding Strategy and Marketing Materials for Solar Cyber Security and Operational Technology

Helixos supported the development a branding strategy, marketing assets, and social media content for a cyber security operational technology in the solar industry.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Centre for Hydrogen Safety

Helixos developed the operating model and frameworks associated with establishing a national centre for hydrogen safety focused on delivering services and leveraging national R&D resources to solve various challenges in widespread hydrogen deployment. Helixos also developed the brand and all marketing materials for the centre.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Commercialisation Support for Multi-User Dashboard for Marine Renewable Energy Planning and Development

Helixos undertook market research and sizing for a company developing a multi-user dashboard used by multiple stakeholders across marine renewable energy planning and development. A customer value proposition assessment was also undertaken to explore the potential market for their tool.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Commercialisation of a Technology Generating Hydrogen from Offshore Wind Energy

Helixos undertook market research and customer discovery for a research and development firm coupling offshore wind generation and PEM electrolysis technologies. The findings of these commercialisation technologies were used to develop a go to market strategy.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Community Engagement for Small Modular Reactors in Europe

Helixos supported local community engagement efforts for one of the first small modular reactor sites in Europe. This included conveying the benefits of energy security, promoting local jobs and suppliers, and answering frequently asked questions about nuclear energy.

Strategic Communications, Cleantech Commercialisation

Customer Discovery for Solar Cyber Security and Operational Technology

Helixos identified key industry contacts for a startup that is developing an operational technology and cyber security solution for medium to large scale solar fields.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Fine Coal Waste Processing

Helixos supported an R&D company in identifying and engaging with early adopters for its novel technology to process fine coal waste, providing a pathway for remediating and returning land to coal mining communities.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Hydrogen Market Assessment for National Laboratory

Helixos undertook market research and calculated the market size and revenue potential for various hydrogen technologies that are being developed by a national laboratory. Market entry strategies, including potential partners and IP pathways, were developed for each technology.

Cleantech Commercialisation

International Market Assessment for Emerging Nuclear Reactor Design

Helixos undertook an international market analysis to explore exports market opportunities for an emerging nuclear reactor design to provide electricity and heat.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Market Entry Strategy for Hydrogen Electrolysers

Helixos developed a market entry strategy for a European company to export its hydrogen electrolyser solutions to Australia. We used our network and knowledge of the Australian energy market to connect with green hydrogen project developers and provide recommendations for entering the market, including conducting early business development with 30+ qualified leads.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Marketing and Communications for Advanced Nuclear Energy

Helixos supported all aspects of marketing and communications for an advanced nuclear energy startup, including brand strategy, audience research, and developing and reviewing marketing materials (presentations, web copy, social media posts, fact sheets, talking points, media responses, etc.) for various channels.

Strategic Communications, Cleantech Commercialisation

National Public Campaign for Nuclear Energy in Australia

Helixos developed a survey and website for launching a national initiative for Australians to start the conversation around nuclear power. A public relations strategy for the promotion and subsequent treatment of the survey data was developed to ensure the beginning of government engagement and due diligence.

Strategic Communications

Near Infrared Probe for the Biomass Energy Industry

Helixos provided expertise and consultation for the development of a business plan to commercialise a near-infrared probe for the bioenergy industry. This project included the development of a business model canvas to identify customers, partners, distribution channels, and potential revenue streams.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Organic Glass-Based Plastic Scintillators for Nuclear Physics Detectors

Helixos conducted customised market research and developed a list of relevant contacts for a new radiation detection technology for the nuclear, medical, and defence markets.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Roadmap Development Workshop Facilitation

Deliver presentation and workshops related to the market assessment and strategy plan. This also included facilitating the development of a cross-disciplinary roadmap for various R&D groups to commercialise their products.

Cleantech Commercialisation

Strategic Plan for Cyber Security

Helixos developed a strategic plan for a cyber security R&D division of a national laboratory by identifying external drivers through in-depth global market research and aligning core capabilities to produce a detailed strategy for their relevant markets. This included defining their value proposition, commercial offering, and customer and partner profile. A consolidated financial model supported the analysis.

Cleantech Commercialisation

The Case for Small Modular Reactors

Helixos developed a paper focusing on net zero, reliability, affordability, safety, waste, and economic development for small modular reactors.

Strategic Communications

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