RATEN Annual Research ProgramDeveloping National Technical Support and International Cooperation for Nuclear Energy“, developed under the Romanian Government Act 144/1999, modified by OUG 54/2013, approving the continuation and financing of the R & D activities, applications and technological engineering related to the national technical support for the nuclear energy field, provides the framework for the development research and development and technological engineering activities at RATEN.
The Annual Research Program supported by 18 Research, Development and Technological Engineering Programs (CDIT) responds to the RATEN strategic objectives by:

I. Providing technical and scientific support for Cernavoda NPP, life time extension of Units 1 + U2, contributions to Units U3 + U4 Commissioning

P1

Nuclear Safety

P2

Fuel Channel

P3

Nuclear Fuel

P4

Fuel Handling System

P5

Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel Management

P6

Environment Protection

P7

Steam Generator

P8

Process Systems and Equipment

P9

Circuits Chemistry

P10

Instrumentation & Control

P11

CNE NPP Operation, Events Analysis, Ageing, Environmental Qualification and Increase of NPP Lifetime

P16

Heavy Water & Tritium

 

II. Development of advanced reactors and fuel cycles (including contribution activities dedicated cooled fast reactors and implementation ALFRED demonstrator in Romania) III. Ensuring nuclear safety and increasing operational performance of the TRIGA-ICN research reactor and developing techniques for the production of radioisotopes IV. Supporting nuclear activity

P12

Advanced Reactors and Fuel Cycles

P13

Ensuring and Increasing the Performance of TRIGA-ICN Reactor

P14

Irradiation Technologies and Radioisotopes

P15

Informatisation of Nucear Activities

P17

Aplications of Nuclear Techniques

P18

International Cooperation

 

Over the past five years, over 2200 research and development works have been carried out within the framework of the Annual Programs: