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1 Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection in FP5 Hans Forsström European Commission DG Research Directorate J, Unit 4: Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection.

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1 1 Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection in FP5 Hans Forsström European Commission DG Research Directorate J, Unit 4: Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection

2 2 Organisation Chart of the EC Services related to Nuclear Fission Energy and Radiation Protection (June, 2002) EUROPEAN COMMISSION Directorate I Nuclear Inspections Directorate A Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia DG AIDCO Europe Aid Office Unit A.5 Nuclear Safety (TACIS Implementation) DG RELEX External Relations Directorate E Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Central Asian Republics Unit E.4 Regional Co-operation & Nuclear Safety (TACIS Planning) Directorate D Negotiations Pre-accession DG ELARG Enlargement Task Force for Nuclear Issues, TFNI (PHARE) JRC Joint Research Centre u u Institute for Refer- ence Materials and Measurements (IRMM) Geel, B u u Institute for Transura- nium Elements (ITU) Karlsruhe, D u u Institute for Energy (IE) Petten, NL u u Institute for the Protec- tion and the Security of the Citizen (IPSC) Ispra, I DG RTD Research Directorate J Preserving the Ecosystem II Unit 5 International Scientific Co-operation (ISTC, STCU) Unit J.4 Nuclear Fission & Radiation Protection Directorate C Environment & Health DG ENV Environment Unit C.4 Radiation Protection Directorate H Nuclear Safety & Security DG TREN Energy & Transport Unit H.1 EURATOM Co-ordination & Nuclear Safety Unit H.2 Nuclear Energy, Waste Management & Transport EURATOM Supply Agency Deputy Director General

3 3 EURATOM 5 th Framework Programme 788M€ u Key action Thermonuclear fusion788M€ 142M€ u Key action Nuclear fission142M€ 39M€ u Generic research Radiolog Science39M€ 10M€ u Support for infrastructures10M€ 281M€ u Joint Research Center281M€ u Total1 260M€

4 4 FP5 - Nuclear fission and Radiation protection u Key action - Nuclear fission l Operational safety of existing installations l Safety of the fuel cycle l Safety and efficiency of future systems l Radiation protection u Generic research - Radiological sciences u Support for Research Infrastructures u Training and accompanying measures

5 5 Safety of existing installations u Plant life extension and management l Integrity of equipment and structures l On-line monitoring and maintenance l Organisation and management of safety l Safety of VVER reactors u Severe accident management l Assessment of severe accident risks l Severe accident management measures u Evolutionary concepts l Evolutionary safety concepts l High burnup and MOX fuel

6 6 Safety of the Fuel Cycle Waste and Spent Fuel Management and Disposal Partitioning and Transmutation Decommissioning

7 7 Spent Fuel and Waste Disposal u Strategies u Repository technology and demonstration u Performance assessment of repository systems u Long-term behaviour of barriers u QC of waste packages u Public attitudes and involvement

8 8 Repository technology and demonstration in URL’s u Clay l Hades (RESEAL II, SELFRAC) l Mont Terri (EB, VE, HE) l Meuse (MODEX-REP, OMNIBUS) u Salt l Asse (BAMBUS) u Granite l Grimsel (FEBEX) l Äspö (PROTOTYPE REPOSITORY, SAFETI)

9 9 Partitioning and Transmutation u Partitioning techniques (wet and dry) u Transmutation ADS l Preliminary design studies l Basic physics l Fuels l Technological support

10 10 Future Systems u High Temperature Reactors l Fuel technology, Reactor physics and fuel cycle, Materials, Components and systems, Safety approach and licensing, Co-ordination u Other reactors and other applications l HPLWR, GCFR, MOST l EURODESAL u MICANET

11 11 Radiation Protection - Key action u Risk assessment, management and governance u Off-site emergency management u Monitoring and assessment of occupational exposure u Restoration and long term management of contaminated areas

12 12 Generic Research RADIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Radiation protection and health (understanding the effects of low doses, treatment of radiation injuries) Environmental transfer of radioactive material Industrial and medical uses and natural sources of radiation Internal and external dosimetry

13 13 Selection of projects Operational safety71 projects44 M€ Safety of the fuel cycle61 projects59 M€ Safety of future systems15 projects12 M€ Radiation protection23 projects11 M€ Radiological sciences52 projects 37 M€ Accompanying Measures56 projects 4 M€ 278 projects 167 M€

14 14 Training and accompanying measures u 16 Training courses u 1 Research training network u 15Marie Curie individual fellowships u 4 Grants to third countries u 9Support to workshops u 11Support to conferences

15 15 Further information about selected projects


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