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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"MYRRHA AISBL is a reality!", enthuses Hamid Aït Abderrahim, Deputy Director-General of SCK CEN and Director of MYRRHA. The deed of incorporation was signed on Friday. "17 September therefore marks the start of a new era for MYRRHA. One in which we can officially join forces with international partners to achieve our ambitions and goals!"
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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
Training course on radioactive waste management | Fully booked
PATRICIA Heavy Metal Summer School 2021 | Fully booked
Inaugural lecture Chair Roger Van Geen 2021 | Radioactive ion beams – From fundamental research to society