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European Commission
Joint Research Centre
Institute for Transuranium Elements

Gabriele Tamborini
Press and Communication
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Tel.: +49 (0)7247-951-275


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JRC's Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU)

The new NCO office wing, was officially inaugurated in February 2013. (click for more information)

The mission of JRC-ITU is to provide the scientific foundation for the protection of the European citizen against risks associated with the handling and storage of highly radioactive material. JRC-ITU’s prime objectives are to serve as a reference centre for basic actinide research, to contribute to an effective safety and safeguards system for the nuclear fuel cycle, and to study technological and medical applications of radionuclides/actinides.



EURDEP (European Radiological Data Exchange Platform)

EURDEP (EUropean Radiological Data Exchange Platform) makes unvalidated radiological monitoring data from most European countries available in nearly real-time. The participation of the EU member states is regulated by the Council Decision 87/600 and the Recommendation 2000/473/Euratom. The participation of non-EU countries is on a voluntary basis. Countries sending their national data have access to the data of all the other participating countries. In addition there is the gentlemen’s agreement that participating to EURDEP automatically means that data delivery will continue during an emergency but with a higher data transmission frequency.



February 11-13,2014

Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop more

November 19-21, 2013

19th International QUENCH Workshop more

September 3-5, 2014

Spent Fuel Workshop 2014 more