Call for proposals 2021 - Nuclear Innovation Prize EURATOM-2021-NUCLEAR-Prize Closed!


The Nuclear Innovation Prize is being offered to highlight and reward the excellence in nuclear innovation that can be found in this field of research as well as the quality of the talented researchers and companies involved.
There are two specific categories for this prize:

  • Nuclear Innovation Prize in safety of reactor systems.
  • Nuclear Innovation Prize in radioactive waste management.


The applications will be evaluated and ranked against the following award criteria:

  • Originality and replicability: The extent to which the idea is innovative, original and a first-of-a-kind use of the technology in industry or in the domain of application. The description should be clear, logically presented and well-illustrated.
  • Technical excellence: The extent to which the innovation is demonstrably state-of-the-art and based on excellent science and engineering.
  • Economic impact and exploitation of the innovation: The extent to which the submission demonstrates understanding and awareness of the relevant innovation aspects, including market potential, needs and business opportunities.

This call covers the following topics:

  • EURATOM-2021-NUCLEAR-Prize: Nuclear Innovation Prize (EURATOM-PRIZE - EURATOM Prizes)

European community funding

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

  • 0,20 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 20 October 2021 - 3 days ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Rules of Contest (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 Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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