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Integrated infrastructure initiatives for material testing reactors innovations

Objective

MTR+I3 is an Integrated Infrastructure Initiative to reinforce European experimental capabilities for testing material and fuel by :
* building a durable cooperation between Material Testing Reactor (MTR) operators and relevant laboratories
* maintaining the European leadership with up-dated capabilities and competences
* improving and structuring services with coordinated developments and uses of existing MTRs
* preparing the future European landscape by implementing Jules Horowitz Reactor (JHR) and subsequent complementary research reactors.

MTR+I3 covers: - Networking Activities fostering integration of MTRs community (new Members, associated and candidate states, labs with no, small or large MTRs) involved in designing, fabricating and operating irradiation devices through information exchange, know-how cross-fertilization, exchanges of interdisciplinary personnel and professional training.

The network will produce recommendations on irradiation device manufacturing and measurement practices. Transnational Accesses to the consortium MTRs will be prepared by proposing to the end-users in-pile qualifications of the developments performed in the frame of Joint Research Activities, before implementation in their programmes.

The tests will be technically and financially assessed by a Transnational Access Committee. - Joint Research Activities focusing on developments and fabrication of innovative test devices improving existing MTRs experimental capabilities to address safety issues, ageing management & optimisation of current power plants, fast neutron reactors with associated fuel cycle (sustainability, actinide management), and technologies for high temperature reactors (hydrogen economy).
These developments, reinforced by the networking, will give a direct impulse that improves JHR and subsequent EU research reactor technology.

Call for proposal

EURATOM-2005-6-FIXEDDEADLINE
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Coordinator

COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE (CEA)
Address
31-33 Rue De La Federation
Paris
France

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Participants (17)

ATOMINSTITUT DER OESTERREICHISCHEN UNIVERSITAETEN
Austria
Address
Stadionallee 2
Vienna

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BEL V PRIVATE STICHTING/FONDATION PRIVEE
Belgium
Address
Rue Walcourt 148
Bruxelles

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CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGETICAS, MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGICAS-CIEMAT
Spain
Address
Avenida Complutense 22
Madrid

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COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES - DIRECTORATE GENERAL JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE
Belgium
Address
Rue De La Loi 200
Brussels

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GESELLSCHAFT FUER ANLAGEN- UND REAKTORSICHERHEIT (GRS) MBH
Germany
Address
Schwertnergasse 1
Koeln

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INSTITUT DE RADIOPROTECTION ET DE SURETE NUCLEAIRE
France
Address
77-83 Avenue Du General De Gaulle
Clamart

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INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO E NUCLEAR.
Portugal
Address
Apartado 21, Estrada Nacional 10
Sacavem

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MAGYAR TUDOMANYOS AKADEMIA KFKI ATOMENERGIA KUTATOINTEZET
Hungary
Address
Konkoly Thege Ut 29-33
Budapest

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NATIONAL CENTER FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH "DEMOKRITOS"
Greece
Address
Patriarchou Gregoriou Str.
Aghia Paraskevi

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NUCLEAR RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY GROUP
Netherlands
Address
Westerduinweg 3
Postbus 25 Petten

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PAUL SCHERRER INSTITUT
Switzerland
Address
Villigen
Villigen Psi

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REGIA AUTONOMA PENTRU ACTIVITATI NUCLEARE DROBETA TR. SEVERIN RA SUCURSALA CERCETARI NUCLEARE PITESTI
Romania
Address
Campului 1
Mioveni - Arges

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STUDIECENTRUM VOOR KERNENERGIE - CENTRE D'ETUDE DE L'ENERGIE NUCLEAIRE
Belgium
Address
Herrmann Debrouxlaan 40-42
Brussels

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STUDSVIK NUCLEAR AB
Sweden
Address
Gp20
Nykoeping

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UNIVERSITAET KARLSRUHE (TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE)
Germany
Address
Kaiserstrasse 12
Karlsruhe

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USTAV JADERNEHO VYZKUMU REZ A.S.
Czechia
Address
Husinec - Rez 130
Rez

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VALTION TEKNILLINEN TUTKIMUSKESKUS (VTT)
Finland
Address
Vuorimiehentie 5
Espoo

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