Call for proposals under the 7th Euratom Framework Programme for Nuclear Research and Training Activities FP7-Fission-2012 Closed!


Nuclear Fission, Safety and Radiation Protection
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

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
  • National research activities in other areas

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

European community funding

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

  • 53,25 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 27 March 2012 - 7 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals under the 7th Euratom Framework Programme 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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