During the 14th SET Plan Conference on 23 & 24 November 2020 the 2020 SET Plan progress report was released. This plan gives an overview of the implementation status of the SET Plan by mid-2020 and describes how the SET Plan activities are aligned with the European Green Deal and the Next Generation Europe. The
The Horizon 2020 SHARE project, focusing on creating a roadmap for research in decommissioning, will hold an online workshop from 1 to 3 December 2020. This online event will be an opportunity to discover the first results of the project, the methodology used and the next steps; to coordinate with other international initiatives; and to
In November 2020 the Union of the Electricity Industry (Eurelectric), that represents the interests of the electricity industry at pan-European level, published the position paper "Unlocking the potential of Small Modular Reactors in the EU". This paper highlights the fact that nuclear is the largest source of carbon free electricity generation in many Member States
A series of nuclear projects funded under the Horizon 2020 Euratom programme and labelled by one of SNETP pillars (NUGENIA, ESNII & NC2I) have recently kicked off (see list below). Project factsheets with detailed information on each of the projects will be added to the SNETP portfolio page in the upcoming weeks.
METIS Press release - EDF Group leads on METIS project that assesses the seismic risk of Nuclear Power Plants The methods and tools innovations for seismic risk assessment (METIS) Horizon 2020 project has been officially launched after a recent virtual kick off meeting. It aims to improve confidence in nuclear safety by advancing the approach
In September 2020, NUGENIA Technical Area 2 (part of SNETP) published the paper "Achievements in Severe Accidents Research (2015-2020)" in the Spanish journal Nuclear España presenting the major achievements on severe accidents accomplished by this area in the last five years. The article also presents some of the dissemination activities, such as the Severe Accident
In October 2020, NC2I, one of the three pillars of SNETP, published its Roadmap for the Deployment of Industrial Nuclear Cogeneration in Europe. The paper highlights the fact that nuclear heat is a unique solution for curbing industrial greenhouse emissions and can therefore contribute to reaching the Green Deal objectives.
The GEMINI Horizon 2020 project in collaboration with SNETP pillar, NC2I, will hold its final workshop virtually on 25 November 2020. The half-day online event will address the contribution of High Temperature Reactors (HTR) to deep decarbonisation. The workshop will be composed of the following three panels: Panel 1: The global picture: the role of
The European Research and Innovation Days, taking place in an online format from 22 to 24 September 2021, will hold the co-design session "Nuclear technologies for a healthier world?". This workshop will be held on 23 September from 10:30 to 11:30 and will focus on what nuclear and radiation technologies can offer in the field of
Female students can now apply for a scholarship from the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP) to study a Master's degree in nuclear energy, nuclear science and applications, nuclear safety and security or non-proliferation. The fellowship will award up to 100 scholarships to support qualified young women wishing to work in the nuclear field. The