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Safety of ACtinide Separation proceSSes

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 323282

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 March 2013

  • End date

    30 June 2016

Funded under:

FP7-EURATOM-FISSION

  • Overall budget:

    € 10 266 535,10

  • EU contribution

    € 5 550 000

Coordinated by:

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES

France

Objective

"Nuclear power plays a key role in limiting EU’s greenhouse gases emissions, and makes an important contribution to improve European Union’s independence, security and diversity of energy supply. However, its social acceptance is closely linked to an enhanced safety in the management of long-lived radioactive waste contributing to resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness of this energy and ensuring a robust and socially acceptable system of protection of man and environment. Among the different strategies, partitioning and transmutation (P&T) allows a reduction of the amount, the radiotoxicity and the thermal power of these wastes, leading to an optimal use of geological repository sites.
In line with the Strategic Research Agenda of SNE-TP, the SACSESS collaborative project will provide a structured framework to enhance the fuel cycle safety associated to P&T. In addition, safety studies will be performed for each selected process to identify weak points to be studied further. These data will be integrated to optimise flowsheets and process operation conditions.
A training and education programme will be implemented in close collaboration with other European initiatives, addressing safety issues of nuclear energy industry.
The multidisciplinary consortium composed of European universities, nuclear research bodies, TSOs and industrial stakeholders will generate fundamental safety improvements on the future design of an Advanced Processing Unit. SACSESS will thus be an essential contribution to the demonstration of the potential benefits of actinide partitioning to the global safety of the long-lived waste management."

Coordinator

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES

Address

Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15

France

Activity type

Research Organisations

EU Contribution

€ 857 559

Administrative Contact

Stéphane Bourg (Dr.)

Participants (25)

CHALMERS TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLA AB

Sweden

EU Contribution

€ 274 500

CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGETICAS, MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGICAS-CIEMAT

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 171 500

CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS

France

EU Contribution

€ 363 800

CESKE VYSOKE UCENI TECHNICKE V PRAZE

Czechia

EU Contribution

€ 102 500

AGENZIA NAZIONALE PER LE NUOVE TECNOLOGIE, L'ENERGIA E LO SVILUPPO ECONOMICO SOSTENIBILE

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 61 000

INSTYTUT CHEMII I TECHNIKI JADROWEJ

Poland

EU Contribution

€ 145 500

USTAV ANORGANICKE CHEMIE AV CR VVI

Czechia

EU Contribution

€ 48 500

INSTITUT DE RADIOPROTECTION ET DE SURETE NUCLEAIRE

France

EU Contribution

€ 68 500

JRC -JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE- EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 209 500

FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JULICH GMBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 469 500

KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 355 000

LGI CONSULTING

France

EU Contribution

€ 380 800

NATIONAL NUCLEAR LABORATORY LIMITED

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 684 372,81

UJV REZ, a. s.

Czechia

EU Contribution

€ 34 500

POLITECNICO DI MILANO

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 149 000

PAUL SCHERRER INSTITUT

Switzerland

EU Contribution

€ 80 900

UNIVERSITEIT TWENTE

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 137 000

UNIVERSITE DE STRASBOURG

France

EU Contribution

€ 34 500

THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 214 000

UNIVERSITY OF LANCASTER

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 121 000

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 189 500

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PARMA

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 117 500

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 79 068,19

THE UNIVERSITY OF READING

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 200 500

CENTRAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF ELECTRIC POWER INDUSTRY

Japan

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 323282

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 March 2013

  • End date

    30 June 2016

Funded under:

FP7-EURATOM-FISSION

  • Overall budget:

    € 10 266 535,10

  • EU contribution

    € 5 550 000

Coordinated by:

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES

France