In 2008, the Ukrainian enterprises of fuel and energy complex of Ukraine were invited by NNEGC «Energoatom» for participation in the creation of the UNF Association.
The aim of the Ukrainian Nuclear Forum Association is the coordination of activities for solving common economic and social problems, the impact on the formation of public policy concerning nuclear industry, assistance in the achievement higher level of confidence on the part of Ukrainian society to the use of nuclear energy in economics.
The objectives of the Association are also forming the common position on actual problems and representing the branch interests, establishing the dialogue between the enterprises of nuclear industry in Ukraine and European Union institutions, enterprises of nuclear industry of European countries and their associations.
Today the Association consists of 9 companies. Up to 7 companies - founders: NNEGC «Energoatom», State owned «Eastern Mining and Processing Complex», CJSC «Scientific-Production Enterprise «Radiy», OJSC «Pivdenteploenergomontazh» , OJSC «Teploenergomontazh», Scientific-Production Enterprise «Hartron-Energo Ltd» and Open joint-stock company Kharkiv Science-Research and Design Institute «Energoproekt», Private Joint-Stock Company «Severodonetsk Research and Production Association «Impulse» and consulting company ENCONET Consulting GmbH joined the UNF Association.
On June, 15 2011 the UNF Association was accepted as an associate member of the European FORATOM at the General Assembly of the European «FORATOM».