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2019 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp comes to Europe!

19-30 August 2019, Paris, France

Launched in Silicon Valley three years ago, the 2019 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp is crossing the Atlantic and in association with the French Innovatome Contest

It will take place from 19-30 August 2019 in Paris, France, hosted by the NEA, in collaboration with the French Nuclear Energy Society (SFEN), the University of Wisconsin‑Madison and the Nuclear Innovation Alliance (NIA). The Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp seeks to train students and early‑career professionals in skills essential to accelerating innovation in nuclear energy. The two‑week programme will feature real‑world team projects, expert‑led sessions, and hands‑on activities to equip the participants with an in‑depth understanding of specific issues relating to nuclear innovation. The participants will also learn about venture fundamentals, markets, financing and the product development process. 

Visit the Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp website to learn more and apply.

· on 3/26/19 at 6:13 PM

Global and Top Fuel Conferences 2019

22-27 September 2019, Seattle, Washington USA
Hosted by ANS Meetings

Two meetings in one

Global is the leading international meeting on the nuclear fuel cycle held every other year, alternating between Asia, Europe and the US. Bringing these two meetings together will give managers, scientists and engineers an opportunity to share ideas and enter into mutually beneficial collaborations.

Top Fuel is the preeminent international meeting on new developments in LWR fuel performance held every year, alternating between Asia, Europe and the US.

Download the Call for Papers leaflet

· on 2/14/19 at 3:57 PM

9th International Symposium on Supercritical-Water-Cooled Reactors (ISSCWR-9)

10-14 March 2019, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Super-Critical Water-cooled Reactor (SCWR) is one of six advanced nuclear reactor systems selected by GIF for joint R&D. Key technology areas in materials, chemistry, thermal-hydraulics, safety, neutronics and fuel development are being investigated by GIF participants and several IAEA member states. The International Symposium on SCWRs is aimed at providing a forum for discussion of advancements and issues, sharing information and technology transfer, and establishing future collaborations on research and developments for SCWRs between international research organizations.

CNS is hosting the 9th International Symposium on SCWRs (ISSCWR-9) in cooperation with the Generation IV International Forum (GIF) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). ISSCWR-9 is of interest to those involved in SCWR core design, fuel design, materials, chemistry, corrosion, thermal-hydraulics, safety analyses and co-generation. To obtain more information about this event, consult the ISSCWR-9 website

· on 2/7/19 at 10:53 AM

International Course: Nuclear Fuel Cycle

24 September-5 October 2018, Saclay, France

The INSTN has assembled knowledge and expertise from CEA engineer-researchers and technicians, industry and safety authority researchers and experts. As such, courses incorporating the latest scientific and technical developments are offered, associated with technical visits of industrial nuclear plants (Orano).

This course is for technicians, researchers and engineers working in nuclear sciences and industry and wishing to get advanced knowledge in the field of nuclear fuel cycle.

For more information and to register, consult the course flyer.

· on 5/18/18 at 10:33 PM

OPENER Summer School

3-7 September 2018, POLIMI, Milan, Italy

OPENEROpenFOAM for Multiphysics Modeling of Nuclear Reactors

The first OPENER summer school will take place at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, on 3-7 September 2018. Participants will be guided through a full multi-physics modeling of a nuclear reactor. They will learn how to tailor the available OpenFOAM CFD solvers to the needs of nuclear reactor analysis, how to create new solvers for neutronics, and how to couple OpenFOAM to a Monte Carlo code like Serpent.

· on 8/21/18 at 5:32 PM

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