Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion - Implementation
Information last updated on
23 March 2002
Having regard to the long term objective and to the integrated nature of the fusion activities carried out in Europe, the key action will be carried out principally by the European laboratories associated with Euratom, in collaboration with university teams, and by industry: as a general rule the implementation of this key action does not involve calls for proposals and there is therefore no corresponding schedule.
The key action on controlled thermonuclear fusion is implemented within the framework of:
As a general rule, the fifth framework programme makes a uniform annual financial contribution of about 25% towards the current expenditure of associations and towards contracts of limited duration. Having consulted the consultative committee, the Commission may finance:
In the case of project and activities receiving a financial contribution up to 45% or 75%, all the associations and organisations taking part in the key action on controlled thermonuclear fusion have the right to take part in the experiments carried out on the equipment concerned.