Finnish nuclear power plant safety research 2011-2014

Kaisa Simola

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Public nuclear power plant safety research in Finland has been conducted under national research programmes since 1989. The mission of the research programme derives from the stipulations of the Finnish Nuclear Energy Act concerning ensuring the availability of expertise in nuclear safety. The ongoing four-year research programme SAFIR2014 has an annual volume of about 70 person-years, of which VTT's contribution is 50 person-years. In 2012 research was conducted in 42 pro jects, 35 of which were managed by VTT. VTT is also responsible for the administration of the programme.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch highlights in safety and security
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8130-6
ISBN (Print)978-951-38-8129-0
Publication statusPublished - 2013
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

Publication series

SeriesVTT Research Highlights


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