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GEneration iv Materials MAturity

Objective

GEMMA Project addresses the action NFRP 5 of the 2015 EU call: “Materials research for Generation-IV reactors”, which has the scope to investigate the areas where further research and innovation is needed to reach technological maturity in the frame of the development of Generation IV reactor materials. The proposal is prepared under the auspices of the Joint Program on Nuclear Materials of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA JPNM). It is based on the contents of seven Pilot Projects recently approved by EERA JPNM dealing with environmental characterizations of materials and welds, numerical modeling accompanied by dedicated experiments and development of mitigation measures towards materials degradation.
The general objective of GEMMA Project is to qualify and codify the selected structural materials for the construction of Generation IV reactors, as envisaged within the European Sustainable Nuclear Industrial Initiative (ESNII). The structural materials, to be considered in the GEMMA project, are those selected by the designers of the ESNII systems for fuel cladding and, in some cases, for the main vessel and the internals. Their qualification means that their resistance to harsh exposure conditions of high temperature, highly corrosive environment and intense flux of fast neutrons, will be experimentally verified and/or numerically modelled. The applicability of materials to the reactors' construction implies also that relevant welded joints will be tested as well as corrosion protection treatments. Even the corrosion resistance of new Alumina Forming Alloy steels and surface treatments will be tested in representative conditions. The codification of the project results entails that a large amount of experimental data will be generated and that such data will be transformed to useful rules, for system and component designers, to be expressed in a suitable way for inclusion in the Design Rules of the RCC-MRx code.

Call for proposal

NFRP-2016-2017-1
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

AGENZIA NAZIONALE PER LE NUOVE TECNOLOGIE, L'ENERGIA E LO SVILUPPO ECONOMICO SOSTENIBILE
Address
Lungotevere Grande Ammiraglio Thaon Di Revel 76
000196 Roma
Italy
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 650 612

Participants (22)

KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
Germany
EU contribution
€ 437 375
Address
Kaiserstrasse 12
76131 Karlsruhe
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
JRC -JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE- EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 291 245
Address
Rue De La Loi 200
1049 Brussels
Activity type
Research Organisations
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
France
EU contribution
€ 236 500
Address
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15
Activity type
Research Organisations
STUDIECENTRUM VOOR KERNENERGIE / CENTRE D'ETUDE DE L'ENERGIE NUCLEAIRE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 676 033
Address
Avenue Herrmann Debroux 40
1160 Bruxelles
Activity type
Research Organisations
SINTEC S.r.l.
Italy
EU contribution
€ 58 800
Address
Via Santo Stefano 117
40125 Bologna
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AALTO KORKEAKOULUSAATIO SR
Finland
EU contribution
€ 22 767
Address
Otakaari 1
02150 Espoo
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNITED KINGDOM ATOMIC ENERGY AUTHORITY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 40 000
Address
Culham Science Centre
OX14 3DB Abingdon
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGETICAS, MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGICAS-CIEMAT
Spain
EU contribution
€ 194 144
Address
Avenida Complutense 40
28040 Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 53 011
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
EU contribution
€ 309 861
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRUM VYZKUMU REZ SRO
Czechia
EU contribution
€ 175 660
Address
Hlavni 130
250 68 Husinec-rez
Activity type
Research Organisations
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE
France
EU contribution
€ 24 625
Address
Avenue De Wagram 22
75008 Paris 08
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FONDAZIONE ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI TECNOLOGIA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 232 015
Address
Via Morego 30
16163 Genova
Activity type
Research Organisations
KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 205 191
Address
Brinellvagen 8
100 44 Stockholm
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
NARODOWE CENTRUM BADAN JADROWYCH
Poland
EU contribution
€ 85 000
Address
Ulica Andrzeja Soltana 7
05 400 Otwock
Activity type
Research Organisations
POLITECNICO DI MILANO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 54 384
Address
Piazza Leonardo Da Vinci 32
20133 Milano
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
REGIA AUTONOMA TEHNOLOGII PENTRU ENERGIA NUCLEARA - RATEN
Romania
EU contribution
€ 41 613
Address
Strada Campului 1
115400 Mioveni
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
AKTIEBOLAGET SANDVIK MATERIALSTECHONOLOGY
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 60 250
Address
.
811 81 Sandviken
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 36 159
Address
University Park
NG7 2RD Nottingham
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITE DE TECHNOLOGIE DE BELFORT - MONTBELIARD
France
EU contribution
€ 93 850
Address
Rue Du Chateau 10
90400 Sevenans
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
WALTER TOSTO SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 20 087
Address
Via Erasmo Piaggio 62
66100 Chieti
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
KOREA ATOMIC ENERGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
South Korea
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
111 Daedeok-daero 989Beon-gil Yuseong-gu
305 353 Daejeon
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)