Joint press release - GDF SUEZ and SCK•CEN
GDF SUEZ and the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN-Mol) have signed up an R&D cooperation agreement.
This signals the continuation of cooperation that began in 2007 with a joint effort by GDF SUEZ and SCK•CEN to maintain the international excellence of Belgian research.
The new 5-year agreement, with a potential value of 12.5 million euros, will focus on a range of areas such as
- reactor safety,
- radioactive waste,
- knowledge of material ageing,
- radiation protection,
- social issues
- education via a doctorate programme,
The agreement will guarantee work for an average of 15 researchers over the next 5 years.