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    13 December '22

    Exploring 2040: more focus for more social impact

    Nuclear research centre presents 'Exploring 2040', a future and investment plan focusing on dismantling and waste, innovative nuclear systems and nuclear medicine.

    Today the brand-new Director-General Peter Baeten presented his future plan for the nuclear research centre SCK CEN: Exploring 2040. In the coming years, it will invest heavily in new infrastructure. "This infrastructure is a necessity to increase our social impact in three areas," it reads. SCK CEN wants to make a difference in global warming, the impending dismantling and the fight against cancer.

  • SCK CEN - Boeklancering Op weg naar een duurzame toekomst (2022)
    12 September '22

    On a golden age of modern technology with roots in the 1950s

    Historian launches book on Belgian atomic era

    Belgium is a prominent player on the world nuclear stage. But how did it achieve that starring role? That's what readers will discover in Towards a sustainable future. This brand new book tells the history of the Belgian nuclear era and the nuclear research centre SCK CEN in particular. Author Geert Vanpaemel presents this history against a backdrop of political and social change. A look at the past that offered us a future.

  • 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.