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Joint European Canadian Chinese development of Small Modular Reactor Technology

Project description

An intercontinental collaboration paves the way for next-generation nuclear energy

Nuclear energy has an important role to play in the effort to reduce dependence on the combustion of fossil fuels for electricity. Nuclear reactor designs are categorised according to 'generation', with Generation IV being currently under development and deployment. An international task force is collaborating to develop six nuclear reactor technologies for deployment between 2020 and 2030, among them the supercritical water-cooled reactor. One of the main challenges is the demonstration of its passive safety systems. The EU-funded ECC-SMART project is addressing this challenge by assessing the feasibility of a small modular reactor cooled by supercritical water and identifying its passive safety features. The project encompasses the design and pre-licensing requirements as well as a roadmap for demonstration of safety.

Call for proposal

NFRP-2019-2020
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Coordinator

CENTRUM VYZKUMU REZ SRO
Address
Hlavni 130
250 68 Husinec-rez
Czechia
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 138 508,75

Participants (19)

JRC -JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE- EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 30 000
Address
Rue De La Loi 200
1049 Brussels
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGETICAS, MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGICAS-CIEMAT
Spain
EU contribution
€ 210 080
Address
Avenida Complutense 40
28040 Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
INSTITUT JOZEF STEFAN
Slovenia
EU contribution
€ 130 000
Address
Jamova 39
1000 Ljubljana
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITA DI PISA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 118 000
Address
Lungarno Pacinotti 43/44
56126 Pisa
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 198 111,25
Address
Firth Court Western Bank
S10 2TN Sheffield
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
SLOVENSKA TECHNICKA UNIVERZITA V BRATISLAVE
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 94 125
Address
Vazovova 5
81243 Bratislava
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EUROPEAN NUCLEAR EDUCATION NETWORK
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 162 900
Address
Egmontstraat 11
1000 Brussel
Activity type
Research Organisations
BUDAPESTI MUSZAKI ES GAZDASAGTUDOMANYI EGYETEM
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 346 500
Address
Muegyetem Rakpart 3
1111 Budapest
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 137 500
Address
University Park
NG7 2RD Nottingham
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
REGIA AUTONOMA TEHNOLOGII PENTRU ENERGIA NUCLEARA - RATEN
Romania
EU contribution
€ 218 125
Address
Strada Campului 1
115400 Mioveni
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
IPP CENTRE LLC
Ukraine
EU contribution
€ 197 000
Address
Bolsunovska Street 8
01014 Kyiv
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 319 512,50
Address
Tekniikantie 21
02150 Espoo
Activity type
Research Organisations
CANADIAN NUCLEAR LABORATORIES LTD
Canada
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
286 Plant Road
K0J1J0 Chalk River
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Huashan Road 1954
200030 Shanghai
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
Germany
EU contribution
€ 485 000
Address
Kaiserstrasse 12
76131 Karlsruhe
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 100 000
Address
Brinellvagen 8
100 44 Stockholm
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
VYSOKA SKOLA CHEMICKO-TECHNOLOGICKA V PRAZE
Czechia
EU contribution
€ 111 875
Address
Technicka 5
166 28 Praha
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY BEIJING
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Xueyuan Road - Haidian District 30
100083 Beijing
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
NUCLEAR POWER INSTITUTE OF CHINA
China
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
N 328 Section 1 Changshun Avenue Shuangliu Distric 1St Ring Road
610041 Chengdu Sichuan
Activity type
Research Organisations