ESNII+ summer school

The reactor physics division of KTH and CEA arrange the 1st ESNII+ summer school in Stockholm on 19-21 May 2014. In the summer school, a technical overview of the Generation IV reactor systems currently developed in Europe is provided by a set of lecturers involved in the projects.

Participation is free of charge. The number of participants in the summer-school is limited to 100.

Please register for the summer school at the following site: www.eventbrite.com




Three new projects to support SNETP pillars

Three new European projects kicked off in Autumn 2013 to support the three technology pillars of SNETP: NUGENIA+, ESNII+ and NC2I-R.

About the projects:

  • NUGENIA+ supports the NUGENIA Association for the management of research in the development and safety of Generation II and III nuclear installations and for administrative and strategic structuring for the EU Framework Programme for Research & Innovation HORIZON 2020 and beyond.The objective of the NUGENIA+ project is to support the NUGENIA Association in its role to coordinate…

Videos of 4th General Assembly now online

This year the fourth General Assembly of SNETP was held on 18 October in Vilnius, Lithuania, under the Lithuanian Presidency of the European Union.

With SNETP’s goal to support technological developments that enhance the safe and competitive use of nuclear fission in a sustainable energy mix, over 70 member organisations came together and set the future course of Europe’s Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform.

They reviewed the developments made since the last general assembly, gave updates on the status…


EC Public Consultation on Nuclear Liability

The European Commission has recently launched a Public Consultation on “Insurance and Compensation of Damages caused by accidents of Nuclear Power Plants (Nuclear Liability)”.

This Public Consultation and all relevant information are available on the European Commission’s website.

Please note that the consultation period is: 30 July – 22 October 2013.

Objective of the consultation

The European Commission (Directorate General for Energy) is currently assessing to what extent the situation of potential…


SNETP confirmed by EC as an official ETP

After a self-assessment asked by the European Commission (downloadable here), SNETP has been confirmed as an official European Technology Platform by the European Commission.

The EC considers that SNETP fulfils the revised criteria for recognition and will therefore be included in the publicly available list of recognised ETPs on the European Commission’s dedicated website.

For your information, the SNETP will be invited soon to a cross-ETP workshop.


Results of Euratom FP7 Call 2013 now available

Following the Euratom FP7 Call 2013, 18 project proposals have now entered into negotiation with the European Commission / DG RTD. They are expected to conclude by Spring and the projects to start in September 2013.

The proposals most relevant to SNETP include:

  • NUGENIA+ESNII+ and NC2I-R, structuring the corresponding pillars of SNETP
  • MatISSE, which supports the joint programme on nuclear materials of EERA
  • ASAMPSA-E set to develop good practices on the use of level 1&2 PSA
  • MARISA, in support to the Myrrha programme
  • CHANDA,…

SNETP releases the SRIA 2013

On the occasion of the EC Symposium held in February, SNETP released the new version of its Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda. It results from the SNETP Governing Board’s decision at its meeting in March 2012 to prepare a revision of the SRA by February 2013. Through this document, the authors assessed the achievements and progress made since the previous release in 2009, including the conclusions of the works of the ad hoc task force set up to identify the research areas in response to the Fukushima accident.


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