20 EU Member-States
3 Associated Countries
Bel V, créée en tant que filiale de l’AFCN (Agence fédérale de Contrôle nucléaire) a repris au 14 avril 2008 les contrôles réglementaires précédemment exécutés par l’organisme agréé AVN. L'AFCN est l'autorité compétente dans le domaine des applications nucléaires. Elle a recours à l'expertise technique de sa filiale Bel V pour effectuer les contrôles dans les centrales et autres installations nucléaires et radiologiques en Belgique (hôpitaux, universités, installations radiologiques,…).
Chornobyl Research and Development Institute was first created as a think-tank in May 2015. The expert group brought together specialists in the field of energy and radioactive materials handling, which set out to form a new paradigm of positive change in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone (the Zone).
Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique est une institution de recherche parmi les plus importantes au monde. Pour relever les grands défis présents et à venir, ses scientifiques explorent le vivant, la matière, l’Univers et le fonctionnement des sociétés humaines. Internationalement reconnu pour l’excellence de ses travaux scientifiques, le CNRS est une référence aussi bien dans l’univers de la recherche et développement que pour le grand public.
L’organisation centrale des déchets radioactifs (COVRA) est la seule entreprise aux Pays-Bas chargée de la collecte, du traitement et du stockage de tous les déchets radioactifs.
We are a research organisation concentrating on research, development and innovation in the energy sector, primarily nuclear.
Enresa was created in 1984 as a public, non-profit organisation responsible for the management of radioactive waste, with the aim to perform an essential public service: collecting, treating, conditioning, storing and disposing of the radioactive waste produced throughout the Spanish State.
GRS is a non-profit and independent research and expert organisation. The focus of our work is on nuclear safety, encompassing the safety and security of nuclear installations, management of radioactive waste and radiological protection. In this field, GRS has not only been Germany’s leading Technical Safety Organisation (TSO) since its establishment in 1977 but is also an internationally renowned research institution. In addition, we are increasingly engaged in issues relating to the safety of conventional technologies and environmental protection. Here, the competencies and projects of GRS cover, for example, the management of toxic waste, the safety and reliability of renewable energy sources such as geothermal energy, and various aspects of public security and emergency preparedness.
The IEA works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 30 member countries and beyond. Our mission is guided by four main areas of focus: energy security, economic development, environmental awareness and engagement worldwide.
Instituto Superior Técnico aims to contribute to the development of society, promoting excellence in higher education, in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology by developing Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) activities.
The Association of Instituto Superior Técnico for Research and Development (IST-ID) is a private not-for-profit institution, which primarily aims at carrying out Science and Technology activities, fostering knowledge transfer and promoting the involvement of national and foreign researchers, both at national and international levels, in RD&I projects in their areas of expertise.
The Jožef Stefan Institute is the leading Slovenian scientific research institute, covering a broad spectrum of basic and applied research. The staff of about 1050 specializes in natural sciences, life sciences and engineering.
We conduct research to provide comprehensive solutions to the grand challenges facing society in the fields of energy and environment, information and brain research. Our aim is to lay the foundation for the key technologies of tomorrow.
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
With more than 9,000 employees and an annual budget of about EUR 785 million, KIT is one of the biggest research and education institutions worldwide and has the potential of reaching a top position in selected research areas on an international level. The objective is to turn KIT into an institution of top research, excellent scientific education, and a prominent location of academic life, life-long learning, comprehensive advanced training, unrestricted exchange of know-how, and sustainable innovation culture.
Since 1994, the Laboratory has been actively involved in the analysis of the radioactive waste management problems at the Ignalina NPP
The Centre for Energy Research (EK) was established in January 2012 on the basis of two former independent institutions, the Institute of Isotopes (IKI) and the KFKI Atomic Energy Research Institute (AEKI). The Centre is part of the research network of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The mission of the Centre for Energy Research is to perform research and development in the field of nuclear science and technology for facilitating the adoption and the safe use of nuclear technology in Hungary, to participate in international research efforts aiming at the establishing a new generation of nuclear power plants and closing the fuel cycle, to study the interaction of radiation (including neutrons, gamma-rays and electrons) with matter, and to do isotope and nuclear chemistry, chemical analysis by nuclear methods, radiography, radiation chemistry, radiation protection and nuclear security, surface chemistry and renewable energy research.
Nagra (National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste) is the Swiss technical competence centre in the field of deep geological disposal of radioactive waste.
Since the commissioning of the High Flux Reactor and the Low Flux Reactor in Petten over fifty years ago, radioactive waste has been produced. The waste, not only from Petten but from all over the Netherlands (for example from hospitals), has been stored for many years in the dedicated radioactive solid waste storage facility on ECN/NRG’s research site, the Waste Storage Facility (WSF).
Tous les déchets radioactifs que nous produisons doivent être gérés de manière spécifique et à très long terme. Au service de la collectivité, l’ONDRAF gère tous les déchets radioactifs en Belgique, aujourd’hui et demain, par le développement et la mise en oeuvre de solutions respectueuses de la société et de l’environnement.
The Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI, is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform world-class research in three main subject areas: Matter and Material; Energy and the Environment; and Human Health. By conducting fundamental and applied research, we work on long-term solutions for major challenges facing society, industry and science.
The Institute for Nuclear Research Pitesti was founded in 1971 as a unit of strategic importance, having as field of activity the scientific research, design, technological development and scientific and technical responsibility for the development of nuclear energy in Romania.
As a research centre dealing with peaceful applications of radioactivity, SCK•CEN is an indispensable part of our society. We perform forward-looking research and develop sustainable technology. In addition, we organise training courses, we offer specialist services and we act as a consultancy.
SKB, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company, is tasked with managing Swedish nuclear and radioactive waste in a safe way. In 2009 we selected a site for the Spent Fuel Repository and in 2011 we submitted the applications to build the repository in Forsmark.
Ukraine Develops Cooperation in Experience Exchange on Radioactive Waste Management
L’Université technique slovaque de Bratislava est un établissement d'enseignement supérieur technique et de recherche slovaque
All countries that operate nuclear reactors are forced to consider how to address the question of the disposal of high-level waste and spent nuclear fuel. Experts around the world agree that the safest solution is to build a deep geological repository (DGR) that safely isolates such waste from the environment for hundreds of thousands of years.
The National Radiation Protection Institute (NRPI) is a non-profit organization established by the decision of the chairman of the State Office for Nuclear Safety (SONS) on May 26, 1995, which became effective on July 1, 1995. The Institute was based mainly on the former Centre for Radiation Hygiene of the National Institute of Public Health in Prague transferred under the authority of SONS , and it continues its tradition of many years.
TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way. This is our mission and it is what drives us, the over 3,200 professionals at TNO, in our work every day. We work in collaboration with partners and focus on nine domains
University of Helsinki
The University of Helsinki is Finland’s largest and oldest academic institution. Since 1640, it has contributed to the establishment of a fair and equal society that is considered the best in the world according to a number of indicators. Today, this multidisciplinary academic community solves problems that concern all of us, also on the global scale. A community of 40,000 students and employees is diversely open, comprehensively quality conscious and joyfully serious. Internationalisation means many things for us. Together we create solutions that will shape the future of our planet and all of humanity.
UK Research and Innovation works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. We aim to maximise the contribution of each of our component parts, working individually and collectively. We work with our many partners to benefit everyone through knowledge, talent and ideas.
University of Cyprus
University of Cyprus aims to establish itself as a Pioneer Research Institution achieving International Scientific Recognition in European Higher Education, offering Competitive Programmes and to become a Centre of Excellence in the wider Euro - Mediterranean Region.
VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations.
We present ourselves as a market leader in the field of nuclear power engineering and services to support and operate the transmission and distribution systems. We implement comprehensive projects, in the form of turnkey deliveries, from initial documentation to final testing. Our company is a respected and recognised authority with a number of proven international successes. We are entering our fifth decade of providing services. Our long-term experience predetermines us to introduce innovative solutions.
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Université Toulouse III
LMDC (University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse III) is a French academic laboratory in civil engineering with 150 persons. LMDC is a laboratory specialized in characterization of construction materials from micro-scale to structural scale, including chemo-mechanical model developments.
Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne
EMSE-Laboratoire Georges Friedel (CNRS UMR 5307) is a unit of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Located at the École des Mines de Saint-Étienne and under the administrative authority of both École des Mines de Saint-Etienne / Institut Mines-Télécom (EMSE/IMT) and CNRS, the laboratory gathers all of the potential of EMSE in the fields of Materials Science, Mechanics and Process Engineering.
The University of Granada (UGR), founded in 1531, is one of the largest and most important university in Spain. With over 60.000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and 6.000 staff. UGR offers a total of 89 bachelor degrees, 110 master’s degrees and 28 doctoral programmes through its 123 departments and 27 centres. Consequently, the UGR offers one of the most extensive and diverse ranges of higher education programmes in Spain.
Université Jean Monnet
Created in 2006, the Hubert Curien laboratory is a joint research unit (UMR 5516) of the Jean Monnet University, Saint-Etienne, the National Research Centre "CNRS" and the Institut d’Optique Graduate School. It is composed of about 240 members who work on scientific topics related to optics, photonics and microwave, computer science, telecom and image.
The Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ, founded in 1992, is the national research centre for Earth sciences of Germany It is part of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres, the largest scientific organisation in Germany, and has collaborators from ~ 60 countries.The annual budget for 2020 is €108 million in total.
Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und - prüfung
Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing
Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources
Radioökológiai Tisztaságért Társadalmi Szervezet
Social Organisation for Radioecological Cleanliness
ETH Zurich is one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences. It is well known for its excellent education, ground-breaking fundamental research and for implementing its results directly into practice. Founded in 1855, to researchers, it today offers an inspiring working environment, to students, a comprehensive education. ETH Zurich has more than 18,000 students from over 110 countries, including 3,900 doctoral students. About 500 professors currently teach and conduct research in engineering, architecture, mathematics, natural sciences, system-oriented sciences, and management and social sciences.
The Radioactive Waste Corrosion Team at JACOBS has extensive experience in the understanding of corrosion and degradation processes of a variety of radioactive wastes and nuclear materials as well as of the materials used to treat and contain them. These include mild and carbon steel, cast iron, stainless steel, copper, titanium, aluminium, magnesium alloys and uranium, as well as cement/concrete, polymeric materials and nuclear glasses.
European Underground Research Infrastructure for Disposal of nuclear waste in Clay Environment
ČVUT CESKE VISOKE UCENI TECHNICKE V PRAZE
CTU Czech Technical University in Prague
The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) was established in 2002 in accordance with the Nuclear Fuel Waste Act to assume responsibility for long-term management of Canada's used nuclear fuel. The NWMO is implementing Adaptive Phased Management (APM), the approach selected by the Government of Canada in 2007 for long-term management of used nuclear fuel. The goal of APM is long-term containment and isolation of used nuclear fuel in a Deep Geological Repository (DGR) constructed in a suitable rock formation in either sedimentary or crystalline rock at a depth of approximately 500 m. In support of APM, NWMO has an active Research and Development (R&D) Program that is refining engineering designs, conducting safety assessments, and is developing plans and methods to assess the suitability of communities engaged in the site selection process.
As Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO solves the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology. With over 5,000 experts, state-of-the-art facilities, and a global collaborative research network we bring together the best and brightest minds to drive strategic growth and overcome unique business challenges. Our collaborative research turns science into solutions for food security and quality; clean energy and resources; health and wellbeing; resilient and valuable environments; innovative industries; and a secure Australia and region.
Japan's Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NUMO) was established in October 2000 in accordance with the Designated Radioactive Waste Final Disposal Act, authorized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). NUMO is tasked with implementing final geological disposal of high-level radioactive waste (HLW) and low-level radioactive waste containing long-lived nuclides (TRU waste) from Japanese nuclear fuel cycle. NUMO has begun the initial stage of assessing two municipalities in Hokkaido Prefecture for their suitability to host a final disposal facility for high-level radioactive waste.