SNETP attends the European Commission’s High-level European Nuclear Industry Roundtable

On 12 May 2021, SNETP representatives participated in a high-level European Nuclear Industry Roundtable organised by the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel (download agenda). The roundtable focused on future European research and innovation priorities and on attracting talents in the nuclear sector, and was held as a follow up

2021-06-01T17:31:53+02:00June 1st, 2021|European news, SNETP news|0 Comments

Poland: Contract for HTGR design signed

The National Center for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) and the Polish Ministry of Education and Science have signed a contract for the implementation of another batch of design works for the High Temperature Gas cooled Reactor (HTGR). The event, which took place on 12 May 2021 in Otwock-Świerk, was attended by Michał Kurtyka, Minister of Climate

2021-06-01T11:02:18+02:00May 31st, 2021|European news|0 Comments

The EC plans to include nuclear in a Delegated Act of the EU taxonomy

On 21 April 2021, the European Commission announced its intention to adopt a complementary Delegated Act of the EU Taxonomy Regulation to include activities not yet covered in the EU Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act. Nuclear energy will be included in this complementary Delegated Act "subject and consistent with the results of the specific review process

2021-04-22T09:29:25+02:00April 22nd, 2021|European news|0 Comments

JRC concludes nuclear does not cause significant harm

In March 2021 the Joint Research Centre (JRC) published the technical assessment of nuclear energy with respect to the 'do no significant harm' criteria of Regulation (EU) 2020/852 ('Taxonomy Regulation') which concludes that "there is no science-based evidence that nuclear energy does more harm to human health or to the environment than other electricity production

2021-04-07T18:44:57+02:00April 7th, 2021|European news|0 Comments

SNETP and FORATOM meet with the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth

On Friday 29 January 2021, SNETP and FORATOM participated in a virtual meeting with the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel to exchange on the challenges and opportunities of nuclear energy. Bernard Salha,  President of SNETP and Yves Desbazeille, Director General of FORATOM, presented some key facts about the nuclear

2021-03-01T11:00:26+01:00February 9th, 2021|European news, SNETP news|0 Comments

SNETP position paper – Consultation on the implementation of Euratom funded research and training

In January 2021 SNETP answered the European Commission's online questionnaire on Euratom-funded nuclear research. The survey aims to gather feedback from research stakeholders, Member States and other interested parties on research and training in nuclear safety, waste management, radiation protection and fusion energy. The results will serve as basis for the preparation of the Euratom Research and

2021-01-26T18:13:51+01:00January 26th, 2021|European news, SNETP news|0 Comments

Consultation on the implementation of Euratom-funded research

The European Commission has launched an online questionnaire to gather feedback on Euratom-funded nuclear research from research stakeholders, Member States and other interested parties on research and training in nuclear safety, waste management, radiation protection and fusion energy. The survey results will serve as basis for the preparation of the Euratom Research and Training Programme

2021-01-12T19:05:48+01:00January 12th, 2021|European news|0 Comments

Implementing the SET Plan – 2020 progress report

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

2020-11-27T17:52:37+01:00November 27th, 2020|European news|0 Comments

Nuclear Technologies Session at the European Research and Innovation Days

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

2020-11-03T18:08:51+01:00September 22nd, 2020|European news|0 Comments

Apply now for the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme

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

2020-11-03T18:16:43+01:00August 17th, 2020|European news|0 Comments
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