GIF meetings began in January 2000 when the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology convened a group of senior governmental representatives from the original nine countries to begin discussions on international collaboration in the development of Generation IV nuclear energy systems.
This group, subsequently named the GIF Policy Group, also decided to form a group of senior technical experts to explore areas of mutual interest and make recommendations regarding both research and development areas and processes by which collaboration could be conducted and assessed. This senior Technical Experts Group first met in April 2000.
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