Euratom News Archive (2009 and older)
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27 November 2009
The latest film made by the European fusion community, entitled "Energy of the future - Fusion 2100", won the 2009 EuroPAWS MIDAS Prize for New Media... read more
21 October 2009
Understanding research in nuclear science and technology is now much easier. The European Commission's Directorate-General for Research presents the topic... read more
26-28 May 2009
The Sustainable development conference – organized in cooperation with the Czech Presidency of the EU – will celebrate the multiple ways through which European research contributes to global sustainable development... read more
18 March 2009
The Report analyses the European perspective on Nuclear Fission and provides strategic and technical considerations for the future development of Nuclear Energy in the European Union... read more
6 February 2009
Management for radioactive waste. Funmig project. Interview with Gunnar Buckau - Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Institut fur Nuclear Entsorgung - at the occasion of the Euradwaste '08 conference... read more
20-23 October 2008
Speech of Ocatvio Quintana Trias, Director of the European Commission DG Research Euratom, at the Euradwaste conference...read more
20 October 2008
While decisions on the use of nuclear energy are the responsibility of individual Member States, the safe management of resulting nuclear waste is a matter of concern for all European Union citizens...read more
13 October 2008
Speech of the Deputy Director General for Research of the European Commission at the Opening Ceremony of the 22nd Fusion Energy Conference of the International Atomic Energy Authority, Geneva, 13 October 2008... read more
21 September 2007
Energy consumption worldwide is likely to double between 2000 and 2050, and nuclear energy will remain a key element in future low-carbon energy systems. Europe has the largest nuclear industry in the world...
1 March 2006
The current ‘state-of-the-art’ in Nuclear Energy, its future development and sustainability will be discussed by nuclear experts from across Europe at the FISA 2006 conference in Luxembourg from March 13-16...
18 November 2005
14/15 November 2005 saw the second Communicating European Research conference, which was held at the Heysel Exhibition Centre in Brussels...
4 October 2005
The European Commission has published a call for proposals for the ‘Euratom Fusion Training Scheme’ – a new training scheme aimed at giving an extra boost to European fusion energy research...
4 July 2005
European Commissioner for Science and Research, Janez Potočnik visited this Sunday the site in France that was earlier this week chosen to host the international fusion research facility ITER...
28 June 2005
Today in Moscow the Six Parties participating in the ITER project decided to build this project in Cadarache in Southern France. This agreement heralds the end of a deadlock between two alternative sites for the reactor...
16 November 2004
Today at its meeting in Strasbourg (France) the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Council decision on the international negotiations for ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor)...
26 November 2003
European Commissioner for Research Philippe Busquin welcomed the unanimous agreement obtained in the Council of Ministers today on the EU's application to site the ITER thermonuclear fusion reactor...
22 September 2003
As Europe's 150 nuclear power reactors grow older, maintaining high safety levels is a key issue for industry and policymakers...
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