19 November 2010
The EU-US Energy Council met for the second time on 19 November 2010 in Lisbon. The aim of the Council is to increase cooperation on energy policies, thereby creating transparent global energy markets and more efficient energy technologies... read more
10 November 2010
On 10 November 2010, the European Commission adopted its proposal for a new Energy Strategy for the next ten years, entitled "Energy 2020: A strategy for competitive, sustainable and secure energy". The aim is to build on the 20-20-20 targets adopted in 2007, and to provide adequate conditions for these goals to be achieved... read more
22 October 2010
Bringing the stars to Earth is what fusion energy is all about. So who better to open the Fusion Expo 2010 than an astronaut! read more
12 May 2010
At CC-3 an up-dated Joint Work Programme for the bilateral fusion Cooperation Agreement was adopted. ... read more
5 May 2010
The Commission approved on 4 May 2010 a Communication, entitled "ITER status and possible way forward"... read more
11 December 2009
On the 4 December 2009 representatives of the EU and Japan met at the "Scuola della Carità" in Padova (Italy)... read more
27 November 2009
The European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Brazilian Government have today signed a cooperation agreement in fusion energy research... read more
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
12 November 2009
Today the Technology Platform for Implementing Geological Disposal (IGD-TP) of nuclear waste... read more
6 November 2009
The European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Indian Government signed today a cooperation agreement in the field of fusion energy research... 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 May 2009
The European fusion community is putting into operation its first powerful supercomputer aiming to analyse the behaviour of burning plasmas and of the materials surrounding them in a fusion reactor... 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...