Call for proposals under the 7th Euratom Framework Programme for Nuclear Research and Training Activities FP7-Fission-2011 Closed!


In the priority theme of Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection, the overall objective is to establish a sound scientific and technical basis in order to accelerate practical developments for the safe management of long-lived radioactive waste, to enhance the safety performance, resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness of nuclear energy and to ensure a robust and socially acceptable system of protection of man and the environment against the effects of ionising radiation.


Fission-1: Management of Radioactive Waste:

  • Geological disposal
  • Partitioning and transmutation

Fission-2 Reactor Systems:

  • Safety and competitiveness of existing and future nuclear installations
  • Advanced nuclear systems for increased sustainability
  • Cross-cutting aspects for nuclear systems
  • Advanced systems for non-electrical uses of nuclear energy

Fission-3: Radiation Protection:

  • Quantification of risks for low and protracted exposures
  • Medical uses of radiation
  • Emergency management and rehabilitation
  • Malevolent uses of radiation or radioactive material
  • Other topics

Fission-4: Infrastructures:

  • Supporting infrastructures
  • Access to infrastructures

Fission-5: Human Resources, Mobility and Training:

  • Training & mobility of research workers

Fission-6: Cross-cutting Actions:

  • Cross-cutting actions

Fission-7: Cooperation with Third Countries

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 41,00 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2010)

All the important deadlines

  • 07 April 2011 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Programme 2011 - Euratom for Nuclear Research and Training Activities (Work programme)
  • Call for proposals for Nuclear Research and Training Activities (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Energy and Transport

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