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  • SCK CEN - Bezoekdagen (2022)
    13 June '22

    More than 2,700 curious visitors at SCK CEN’s visiting weekend

    The visiting weekend marks the celebrations for SCK CEN's 70th anniversary

    Last weekend, the nuclear research centre opened its doors to the general public - for the first time in 10 years. This attracted a lot of curious visitors. SCK CEN welcomed more than 2,700 of them. "This year, SCK CEN is blowing 70 candles out. We also wanted to share this anniversary with the general public," enthuses Eric van Walle, Director-General of SCK CEN.

  • SCK CEN - 70 jaar SCK CEN (2022)
    24 May '22

    SCK CEN is leading research towards sustainable nuclear energy

    Federal government awards research budget of 100 million euros

    The die is cast. The nuclear research centre SCK CEN will research small, modular reactors of the future – in cooperation with (inter)national partners. To this end, it will receive a budget of 100 million euros from the Federal government. “With its unrivalled nuclear expertise, SCK CEN will lead Belgium towards sustainable nuclear energy,” said Prime Minister Alexander De Croo in his speech. He delivered this speech at the celebration of SCK CEN's 70th anniversary. The nuclear research centre is thus resuming its original mission.

  • 2022_SCKCEN_Nick-Ervinck_Result
    24 May '22

    70 years SCK CEN: a work of art by Nick Ervinck

    The new sculpture by Nick Ervinck (OLEALDIM), which he created for the 70th anniversary of SCK CEN, the nuclear research centre in Mol, is thought-provoking and will surely intrigue both artists and scientists! The relentless and eternal quest for the core of things! A wonderful confrontation with the structure of atoms and electrons that surround and pass through us!