FP7 funding for nuclear

2 October 2005

The European Commission wants to spend €2.8 billion on Euratom nuclear research from 2007 to 2013, according to its new detailed proposals for the next Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) on research.

If the European Union Council of Ministers approves this budget - and there is a significant risk of a reduction - the money will be shared by the EU Joint Research Centre and other EU nuclear researchers. Most nuclear topics will be covered, including fusion and fission energy research and radiation protection, although nuclear waste management, safety and security are likely to be priorities.

Agreement on the FP7 budget is not expected until well into 2006.


Related Articles
BNFL performance up, Westinghouse up for sale
What's happened to BNFL?
Westinghouse bidders come and go
BNFL approaches the end of days



Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.