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European Joint Programme on Radioactive Waste Management

Keywords
Nuclear; Radioactive Waste Management; Disposal Solutions; Geological Disposal; Science and Technology; Safety
Researchers (9)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  04258  MSc Alojz Bevc  Civil engineering  Researcher  2019 - 2023  160 
2.  18444  Sabina Drnovšek    Technical associate  2019 - 2023  68 
3.  17966  Janez Gomboc    Technical associate  2019 - 2023 
4.  08281  PhD Andraž Legat  Civil engineering  Researcher  2019 - 2023  489 
5.  33103  PhD Sebastjan Meža  Civil engineering  Researcher  2019 - 2023  42 
6.  05930  PhD Ana Mladenović  Geology  Researcher  2019 - 2023  822 
7.  35413  PhD Mateja Štefančič  Civil engineering  Researcher  2019 - 2023  34 
8.  20335  PhD Bojan Zajec  Civil engineering  Head  2019 - 2023  184 
9.  17038  PhD Pavel Žvanut  Civil engineering  Researcher  2019 - 2023  304 
Organisations (3)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0106  Jožef Stefan Institute  Ljubljana  5051606000  91,836 
2.  0203  The "Milan Vidmar" Elec" Electric Power Research Institute  Ljubljana  5056462000  2,579 
3.  1502  Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute  Ljubljana  5866324000  10,214 
Abstract
Following decades of RD&D in support of the safe management and disposal of radioactive waste, and building on the preparatory work of the recent EC JOPRAD project, a European Joint Programme on Radioactive Waste Management (EURAD) is now proposed to coordinate activities on agreed priorities of common interest between European Waste Management Organisations (WMOs), Technical Support Organisations (TSOs) and Research Entities (REs). Such Joint Programming will complement National RD&D Programmes, by jointly establishing and carrying out activities jointly where there is added value at the European level. It is the logical next step in deepening collaboration between European actors in the field of radioactive waste management (RWM). It builds on existing and emerging networks of European actors (IGD-TP, SITEX and REs network), preceding coordination and support actions (in particular, SecIGD2, SITEX-II project and JOPRAD). The Joint Programme will generate and manage knowledge to support EU Member States with their implementation of the Directive 2011/70/Euratom (Waste Directive), taking into account the different magnitudes and stages of advancement of Member State National Programmes. This will encompass:• Supporting Member-States in developing and implementing their national RD&D programmes for the safe long-term management of their full range of different types of radioactive waste through participation in the RWM Joint Programme; in particular:• Consolidating existing knowledge for the safe start of operation of the first geological disposal facilities for spent fuel, high-level waste, and other long-lived radioactive waste, and supporting optimization linked with the stepwise implementation of geological disposal; and• Enhancing knowledge management and transfer between organisations, Member-States and generations.
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