CIRTEN is active in several national and european R&D projects, through its competence areas:

  • Nuclear safety
  • Decommissioning, nuclear waste management and environmental remediation
  • Innovation and technology development of nuclear fission (GenIII, GenIV, SMRs) and fusion reactors
  • Nuclear fuel and fuel cycle
  • Radiation protection
  • Radiation measurement and instrumentation
  • Medical and industrial applications of ionising radiations

National projects

European (EURATOM) projects

Moreover, CIRTEN is collaborating with Università di Pavia and its LENA lab (Laboratorio Energia Nucleare Applicata), which operates a TRIGA Mark II research reactor. Both R&D and education & training activities are carried out at the facility.