10Jan2019

NUGENIA Forum 2019

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The NUGENIA Forum 2019 will be held from 13 to 15 March 2019 at La Cité Universitaire in Paris, France.

The theme of this year Forum is “Innovation for a safe, efficient and low-carbon nuclear energy production”. It will be devoted to the discussion on the technical and scientific milestones to be tackled to ensure competitive, efficient and safe production of low CO2 electricity from GEN II, GEN III…

04Jan2019

EESC Announcement of adopted opinion “EURATOM – Research and Training Programme 2021-2025″

Pierre Jean Coulin, the President of the TEN Section (Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and Information Society), expressed his point of view on the next EURATOM Training Programme for the years 2021 to 2025.

Dear Mr ,
1. The EESC believes that the innovative aspects introduced in the EURATOM programme, such as its simplification, the broadening of objectives (ionising radiation and plant decommissioning), enhanced synergies with the Horizon Europe programme and the possibility of financing education and training actions for researchers (e.g. Marie…

27Nov2018

ENEN and NEA sign MOU to foster nuclear education and training

The European Nuclear Education Network (ENEN) and the NEA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co‑operate in the field of nuclear education, training and knowledge transfer – an increasingly important concern for NEA member countries. The MoU aims to advance the ENEN and NEA’s common aim of improving existing educational activities in the nuclear field, and maintaining the capability and expertise necessary to ensure the continued safe and efficient use of nuclear technology. ENEN and the NEA will cultivate joint…

23Oct2018

HTR2018 Conference Outcomes

HTR 2018 conference took place on 10-12 October, 2018 in Warsaw, Poland. Since 2002, the International Conferences on High Temperature Reactor Technology has aimed to accelerate research and development on High-Temperature Gas Reactor (HTGR) and heat application technologies. After Weihai (2014) and Las Vegas (2016), the 2018 conference was the opportunity to draw a link with the Polish Nuclear Programme and European initiatives such as GEMINI+, a EU funded (H2020 Euratom Programme) project aiming…

03Oct2018

ANNETTE newsletter is out!

This month Bulletin is similar to the one of the previous month, except for a few courses already held.

Courses held by NTEC and University of Manchester are already saturated, but there are still plenty of places in other interesting courses.

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The courses for which you can still apply:

17Sep2018

Advanced Lead Fast Reactor European Demonstrator (ALFRED project)

THE NEXT GEN IV WEBINAR:

Next week will take place the next Gen IV webinar on the Advanced Lead Fast Reactor European Demonstrator project (ALFRED).

It will present an overview of ALFRED’s specific design solutions, as well as the safety approach and safety characteristics of the project, touching the most important aspects of the demonstrator. Latest developments will briefly be presented too. The remaining research challenges will then be explained in the light of the present technology and further…

11Sep2018

Realisation of a new large research infrastructure in Belgium: MYRRHA

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Last Friday, the Belgian federal government announced “the realization of a new large research infrastructure in Belgium: MYRRHA” (Multi-purpose hYbrid Research Reactor for High-tech Applications). Over the course of the last twenty years, the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, SCK•CEN, has been actively working on designing and building this new multifunctional research installation. It is the very first prototype of a nuclear reactor driven by a particle accelerator in the world.

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