Call for proposals 2018 - H2020 - Nuclear fission and radiation protection research NFRP-2019-2020 Closed!


This call was developed in accordance with the Council Regulation establishing the Euratom Research and Training Programme 2019-2020. Call topics are organised in six sections:

  1. Nuclear safety
  2. Decommissioning and environmental remediation
  3. Radioactive waste management
  4. Education and training
  5. Radiation protection and medical applications
  6. Research infrastructure

Where appropriate, social science and humanities, socio-economic issues and trans-national access to research infrastructures are addressed within each section.

In all proposals submitted under this call a due attention should be paid to education and training and to dissemination of research results through scientific publications, as well as to the exploitation of research results by the stakeholders concerned.


This call covers the following topics:

  • NFRP-2019-2020-01: Ageing phenomena of components and structures and operational issues
  • NFRP-2019-2020-02: Safety assessments for Long Term Operation (LTO) upgrades of Generation II and III reactors
  • NFRP-2019-2020-03: Safety margins determination for design basis-exceeding external hazards
  • NFRP-2019-2020-04: Innovation for Generation II and III reactors
  • NFRP-2019-2020-05: Support for safety research of Small Modular Reactors
  • NFRP-2019-2020-06: Safety Research and Innovation for advanced nuclear systems
  • NFRP-2019-2020-07: Safety Research and Innovation for Partitioning and/or Transmutation
  • NFRP-2019-2020-08: Towards joint European effort in area of nuclear materials
  • NFRP-2019-2020-09: Fostering innovation in decommissioning of nuclear facilities
  • NFRP-2019-2020-10: Developing pre-disposal activities identified in the scope of the European Joint Programme in Radioactive Waste Management
  • NFRP-2019-2020-11: Advancing nuclear education
  • NFRP-2019-2020-12: Further integrating Radiation Protection research in the EU
  • NFRP-2019-2020-13: Research roadmap for medical applications of ionising radiation
  • NFRP-2019-2020-14: Improving low-dose radiation risk appraisal in medicine
  • NFRP-2019-2020-15: Optimised fuels for production of medical radioisotopes
  • NFRP-2019-2020-16: Roadmap for use of Euratom access rights to Jules Horowitz Reactor experimental capacity
  • NFRP-2019-2020-17: Optimised use of European research reactors

European community funding

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

  • 133,90 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 25 September 2019 - 2 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Programme 2019-2020 (Work programme)

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)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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