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  • SCK CEN - IAEA - Closing session (2023)
    29 September '23

    “The key of technological innovation lies in innovation in public interaction”

    A spotlight on Peter Baeten’s Insights at IAEA’s Scientific Forum 2023 on "Nuclear Innovations for Net Zero”

    The IAEA Scientific Forum 2023, themed "Nuclear Innovations for Net Zero" convened global leaders to address the undeniable impact of climate change and the role of nuclear energy in combating the climate crisis. Among these voices, Peter Baeten, Director-General of the Belgian Nuclear Research Center (SCK CEN), highlighted the significance of human capital in overcoming societal challenges and fostering societal acceptance.

  • 20230926_SCKCEN-BR3_BiologicalShield
    27 September '23

    Nuclear waste in Belgium: a story of pioneering and sustainability

    Recycling mentality of SCK CEN in dismantling BR3 is an international example

    Belgium is often celebrated for chocolate, waffles and historical culture, but has quietly become a world leader in a very different area: nuclear waste processing and management. With unique expertise in conditioning, declassifying and recycling radioactive waste, Belgium is, thanks to SCK CEN, a shining example of how safety, innovation and sustainability come together to address one of the most pressing challenges of our era.

  • SCK CEN - IAEA (2023)
    26 September '23

    IAEA reaffirms SCK CEN as international role model

    IAEA grants re-designation to SCK CEN as ICERR for education, training and R&D

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has once again bestowed its prestigious ICERR recognition upon SCK CEN. This redesignation reaffirms the centre’s pivotal role in the global landscape of nuclear science and technology. The label was officially handed over by Rafael Mariano Grossi, IAEA’s Director General, during the 67th General Conference in Vienna.