EPJ Nuclear Sci. Technol.
Volume 6, 2020
Euratom Research and Training in 2019: challenges, achievements and future perspectives
|Number of page(s)||14|
|Section||Part 1: Safety research and training of reactor systems|
|Published online||05 May 2020|
Education, training and mobility: towards a common effort to assure a future workforce in Europe and abroad
CIRTEN – Università di Pisa, Largo Lucio Lazzarino 2, 56122 Pisa, Italy
2 Jožef Stefan Institute, Jamova 39, Ljubljana, Slovenia
3 European Nuclear Education Network, Rue d'Egmont 11, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
4 Lithuanian Energy Institute, Breslaujos g. 3, 44403 Kaunas, Lithuania
5 Kozloduy Nuclear Popwer Plant, 3321 Kozloduy, Bulgaria
6 RATEN ICN, Campului1, 114500 Mioveni, Romania
7 TU Delft, Mekelweg 15, 2629 JB Delft, The Netherlands
8 European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Karlsruhe, Germany
* e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 4 June 2019
Published online: 5 May 2020
The paper highlights the main features of some Euratom projects, which have been running recently in support to education, training and mobility in the nuclear fields. The described projects address various critical aspects of nuclear knowledge management, aiming at maintaining the wealth of nuclear expertise in Europe in an environment characterised by decreased attractiveness of nuclear careers. In an effort to broaden the cooperation and to further extend the opportunities for mobility, some projects ran in parallel with similar initiatives undertaken beyond the European borders. The lesson learnt in terms of successes achieved and critical aspects revealed by the different actions are finally discussed also considering recent recommendations and assessed scenarios by the European Commission for the decarbonisation of the energy sector.
© W. Ambrosini et al., published by EDP Sciences, 2020
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