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Commission announces first calls for Euratom programme

The European Commission has announced a call for proposals under the specific programme for research and training (Euratom) in the field of nuclear energy (1998 to 2002).

The call is the first to be announced under the Fifth Euratom Framework Programme and invites proposals under Key Action 2 of the programme, in the field of nuclear fission.

The call texts, together with all the documentation necessary to make a proposal, are accessible via:


The call relates to proposals called by a fixed deadline, following which evaluation will take place.

Those eligible to participate in indirect RTD actions (shared cost actions, concerted actions and Thematic Networks) under the specific programme, are invited to submit proposals that address the following parts of the work programme.

- Key Action 2: "Nuclear Fission":
- - Operational safety of existing installations;
- - Severe accident management.

The indicative budget available for this call is 12 million euro.

Information on the rules for participation in the Programme and how to prepare and submit proposals is given in the European Commission's Guide for Proposers, which can be obtained, along with the work programme and other information relating to the call, from the address below.

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