Framework Programme of the European Atomic Energy Community for nuclear research and training activities 2012-2013 EURATOM - 2012-2013 Closed!


The Framework Programme shall pursue the general objectives set out in Article 1 and Article 2(a) of the Treaty with special consideration of nuclear safety, security and radiation protection, while contributing towards the creation of the Innovation Union and building on the European Research Area.


The Framework Programme shall cover Community research, technological development, international cooperation, dissemination of technical information, exploitation activities and training, to be set out in two specific programmes.

The first specific programme shall cover the following indirect actions:

  • fusion energy research, with the objective of developing the technology for a safe, sustainable, environmentally responsible and economically viable energy source;
  • nuclear fission, safety and radiation protection, with the objective of enhancing the safety of nuclear fission and other uses of radiation in industry, in medicine and in improving the management of radioactive waste.

The second specific programme shall cover the direct research activities of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in the field of nuclear waste management, environmental impact, safety and security.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the programme is:

  • 2,56 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

Further information about the programme

Useful documents

Official webpage of the programme