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Euratom programme announces second call for proposals

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

The call 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:

URL: http://cordis.europa.eu/fp5-euratom/calls/calls.htm

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:
- - - Plant-life extension and management;
- - - Evolutionary concepts;
- - Safety of the fuel cycle:
- - - Waste and spent fuel management and disposal;
- - - Partitioning and transmutation;
- - - Decommissioning of nuclear installations;
- - Safety and efficiency of future systems:
- - - Innovative and revisited concepts;
- - Radiation protection:
- - - Risk assessment and management;
- - - Monitoring and assessment of occupational exposure;
- - - Off-site emergency management;
- - - Restoration and long-term management of contaminated environments.

The indicative budget available for this call is 63 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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