Exploring a better tomorrow
We explore. Driven by our passion for science. Boosted by our unique infrastructure. We sound out the frontiers. We expand our knowledge in various nuclear areas. However many horizons we may explore, we always pursue the same objective: developing innovative applications for society. Why do we strive for this objective? Because we are convinced that, with one of the smallest elements on earth, the atom, we can make the biggest difference for society. Both now and in the future.
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56 partners from 26 different countries are investigating the effects of chronic exposure to low doses of radon and other natural radionuclides on humans and the environment. The ultimate goal is to improve risk management and, in doing so, reduce the risk of cancer. The consortium partners are devoting a research budget of 22 million euros to the H2020 project, called RadoNorm. “Which makes it the largest and most comprehensive European study on the subject ever. We are proud to be able to support this study from SCK CEN,” is the message from the researchers involved at SCK CEN, one of the driving forces behind the project.
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From cancer research to the impact of radioactivity on the body: SCK CEN’s research knows no boundaries.
SCK CEN is working on many applications to protect people and the environment, now and in a distant future, against ionising radiation.
Any research conducted by SCK CEN has a social added value, but society is also the very subject of one specific research field.
Thanks to its knowledge in material aging, SCK CEN accurately predicts how materials (will) behave in a nuclear reactor.
SCK CEN boosts innovation in nuclear technology in various ways.
Safety is our priority, radiation protection our keyword. SCK CEN measures, monitors and analyses.
SCK CEN Academy: a matter of acquiring and sharing knowledge
Events & fairs
WEBINAR | Continuous professional development in radiation protection | The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident: an update
Online Topical Day | Safety and security in high-risk organizations: bridging theories and practices
NuMat2020: The Nuclear Materials Conference