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FUNDAMENTAL PROCESSES OF RADIONUCLIDE MIGRATION

Objective

Main objectives are the fundamental understanding of radio nuclide migration processes in the geosphere, the application to performance assessment and communication of the results. The project tackles one of the main challenges for a sustainable European energy mix, namely scientific and social credibility of geological HLNW disposal. Fundamental processes are studied in two RTDCs, covering key radionuclide transport and retardation processes at the molecular level. This molecular level understanding is moved forward into studies on the host rocks being considered in Europe (clay, granite, salt). In three host-rock specific RTDCs, migration processes are studied at scales of interest for the performance assessment (PA). Spatial scales reach from nanometres to kilometres and time-scales from laboratory to geological systems. Integration and abstraction to PA are key issues. The scientific and technological knowledge gained in the project will improve the state of the art of PA abstraction and visualisation methodologies. The knowledge acquired throughout the project is brought forward to the general scientific community and broader stakeholder communities by active training, knowledge transfer and dissemination. The IP FUNMIG is innovative in the scientific approach to the fundamentals of radionuclide migration processes, where cutting-edge analytical and spectroscopic techniques are combined with advanced molecular and numerical modeling. The process of up-scaling methodology proposed in the host rock components is extremely innovative and tackles highly fundamental scientific challenges. The 48 contractors Project Consortium include Research Institutes, Universities and SMEs. The participation and strong financial commitment of Waste Management Agencies ensures proper technology transfer and application feedback. Active technology transfer and training is ensured, also by involvement of additional associated groups interested in the subjects.

Call for proposal

EURATOMCALL2004-FIXEDDEADLINE
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FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM KARLSRUHE GMBH
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Weberstrasse 5
Karlsruhe
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Participants (53)

ASOCIACION PARA LA INVESTIGACION Y EL DESARROLLO INDUSTRIAL DE LOS RECURSOS NATURALES
Spain
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Alenza 1
Madrid

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AGENCE NATIONALE POUR LA GESTION DES DECHETS RADIOACTIFS
France
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1-7 Rue Jean Monnet - Parc De La Croix Blanche
Chatenay Malabry

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ASSOCIATION POUR LA RECHERCHE ET LE DEVELOPPEMENT DES METHODES ET PROCESSUS INDUSTRIELS
France
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Boulevard Saint-michel 60
Paris

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BUREAU DE RECHERCHES GEOLOGIQUES ET MINIERES
France
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39-43, Quai Andre Citroen - Tour Mirabeau
Paris

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

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

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CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
Spain
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Calle Serrano 117
Madrid

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CHALMERS TEKNISKA HOGSKOLA AB
Sweden
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Chalmersplatsen 4
Goeteborg

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EMPRESA NACIONAL DE RESIDUOS RADIOACTIVOS S.A.
Spain
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Emilio Vargas 7
Madrid

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AMPHOS XXI CONSULTING SL
Spain
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Passeig De Rubí 29-31
Valldoreix

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ETUDES-RECHERCHES-MATERIAUX S.A.R.L.
France
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Rue Albin Haller - Espace 10
Poitiers

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FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM ROSSENDORF E.V.
Germany
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Bautzner Landstrasse 128
Weissig - Dresden

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GEOPOINT AB
Sweden
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Fridshyddevägen 15
Sollentuna

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

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HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO
Finland
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Yliopistonkatu 4
Helsinki

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TEKNILLINEN KORKEAKOULU
Finland
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Otakaari 1
Espoo

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INSITUT FÜR INTERDISZIPLINARE ISOTOPENFORSCHUNG (IIF) E.V.
Germany
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Permoserstrasse 15
Leipzig

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MTA KK IZOTOPKUTATO INTEZET
Hungary
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Konkoly Thege M. 29-33
Budapest

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JOHANNES GUTENBERG UNIVERSITAET MAINZ
Germany
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Saarstrasse 21
Mainz

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KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN
Sweden
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Valhallavaegen 79
Stockholm

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KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
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Norregade 10
Koebenhavn K

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KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium
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Oude Markt 13
Leuven

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NATIONALE GENOSSENSCHAFT FUER DIE LAGERUNG RADIOAKTIVER ABFAELLE
Switzerland
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Hardstrasse 73
Wettingen

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NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LASER, PLASMA AND RADIATION PHYSICS
Romania
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Atomistilor 409
Magurele-bucharest

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ORGANISME NATIONAL DES DECHETS RADIOACTIFS ET DES MATIERES FISSILES ENRICHIES/NATIONALE INSTELLING VOOR RADIOACTIEF AFVAL EN VERRIJKTE SPLIJTSTOFFEN
Belgium
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Avenue Des Arts 14
Bruxelles

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UNITED KINGDOM NIREX LTD
United Kingdom
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Curie Avenue
Harwell - Didcot - Chilton

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

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"FREDERIC JOLIOT CURIE" NATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR RADIOBIOLOGY AND RADIOHYGIENE - NATIONAL CENTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Hungary
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Anna U. 5
Budapest

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UNIVERSIDAD DE OVIEDO
Spain
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Campus De Humanidades, Universidad De Ovieda
Oviedo

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POSIVA OY
Finland
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Olkiluoto
Olkiluoto

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PAUL SCHERRER INSTITUT
Switzerland
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Villigen
Villigen Psi

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INSTITUTE OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY - SLOVAK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Slovakia
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Dubravska Cesta 9
Bratislava

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

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SVENSK KAERNBRAENSLEHANTERING AB
Sweden
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Brahegatan 47
5864 Stockholm

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TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN
Germany
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Arcisstrasse 21
Muenchen

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UNIVERSIDADE DA CORUNA
Spain
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Rua De Maestranza S/n
La Coruna

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UNIVERSITAET BERN
Switzerland
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Hochschulstrasse 4
Bern

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UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS
Cyprus
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Kallipoleos Avenue 75
Nicosia

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LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
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Ashby Road
Loughborough

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THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
United Kingdom
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Oxford Road
Manchester

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UNIVERSITEIT UTRECHT
Netherlands
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Heidelberglaan 8
Utrecht

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UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE CATALUNYA
Spain
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Jordi Girona 31
Barcelona

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UNIVERSITAET POTSDAM
Germany
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Am Neuen Palais 10
Potsdam

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UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE VALENCIA
Spain
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Camino De Vera S/n
Valencia

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VALTION TEKNILLINEN TUTKIMUSKESKUS (VTT)
Finland
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Vuorimiehentie 5
1000 Espoo

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WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITEIT
Netherlands
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Costerweg 50
Wageningen

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UJF-FILIALE
France
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2 Avenue De Vignate
Gières

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UNIVERSITE DU MAINE
France
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Avenue Olivier Messiaen
Le Mans

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ECOLE NATIONALE SUPERIEURE DE CHIMIE DE MULHOUSE
France
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3 Rue Alfred Werner
Mulhouse

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ALPINE INSTITUTE OF ENVIRONMENTAL DYNAMICS
France
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108 Rue Du Puy
La Terrasse

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UNIVERSITE JOSEPH FOURIER GRENOBLE 1
France
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Avenue Centrale 621, Domaine Universitaire
Grenoble

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IZOTOPKUTATO INTEZET - MAGYAR TUDOMANYOS AKADEMIA
Hungary
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Konkoly Thege M. 29-33
Budapest

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NUCLEAR DECOMMISSIONING AUTHORITY - NDA
United Kingdom
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Westlakes Science Park - Herdus House
Moor Row

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