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Nuclear Energy and Safety R&D Program

Apr 27. 2016
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신규사업공모
person in charge Seong-eun Hwang Related research area Nuclear Energy and Safety
Contacts himal99@unist.ac.kr E-mail himal99@unist.ac.kr
Goverment department MSIP Announcing institute NRF
  1. 1. Nuclear Energy Development Program

    Intended to advance nuclear energy and secure core technology by developing future-based core technology in order to safely provide energy, solve climate change, and improve national welfare
    • Funded Fields / Future nuclear reactor system, nuclear fuel cycle, Korean Original Nuclear Technology (KonFI)
    • Funded Period / 5 years (3+2 years)
    • Eligibility / Universities, research institutes, companies
    • Budget / Total KRW 142 billion
    • Funding Details
      • – Design technology for 4th-generation nuclear energy systems (SFR and VHTR)
      • – Development for Pyro processing for the recycling of used nuclear fuel
  2. 2. Nuclear Energy Research Infrastructure Program

    Supports the establishment of facilities and equipment for nuclear R&D and its joint utilization, as well as systematically fostering core human resources in the field of nuclear energy
    • Funded Fields
      – Establishment and operation of research facilities and equipment, joint utilization of research facilities, core basic research for nuclear energy, and the education of researchers
    • Funded Period : 1 ~ 5 years
    • Eligibility : Universities, research institutes, companies
    • Budget : Total KRW 21.6 billion
    • Funding Details
      • – Expansion of facilities and equipment for R&D which are necessary for performing nuclear energy R&D, and joint utilization of large-scale nuclear energy research facilities
      • – Basic research in the field of nuclear core technology and human resource training
  3. 3. Radiation Technology Development Program

    Designed to secure the public safety by gaining a foothold in creating value added technology, promoting health, and developing advanced non-destructive testing and nuclear activity detection technology using radiation technology
    • Funded Fields
      – Radiation fusion, medical technology and advanced non-destructive testing technology, Prediction/Detection/Reduction Technology of Radioactive Contamination and related fields
    • Funded Period / 2~5 years (3+2 years)
    • Eligibility / Universities, research institutes, companies
    • Budget / Total KRW 42.4 billion (per year)
    • Funding Details
      • – Development of radiation fusion and medical technologies which use radiation and radioactive isotopes
      • – Development of advanced non-destructive testing technology which maximizes the safety of industrial and public facilities
  4. 4. Radiological Research Infrastructure Support Program

    Designed to contribute to the facilitation of national research into the utilization of radiation by constructing facilities for performance evaluation and conducting experiments on radiation generation, as well as related equipment
    • Funded Fields
      – Construction of facilities and equipment for radiological devices
    • Funded Period / 5 years (3+2 years)
    • Eligibility / Universities, research institutes, companies
    • Budget / Total KRW 4.8 billion (per year)
    • Funding Details
      • – Construction of a 3,300m2 laboratory for research into radiological devices
      • – Construction of equipment to process, assemble, and test the parts of radiological devices
  5. 5. International Cooperation Program for Nuclear Energy

    Aimed at increasing international prestige by expanding nuclear energy technology overseas and participating in international activities
    • Funded Fields
      – Establishment of a future nuclear cooperation system, advancement of Korea-US nuclear cooperation
    • Funded Period : 5 years
    • Eligibility : Universities, research institutes, companies
    • Budget : Total KRW 6.5 billion
    • Funding Details
      • – Participating in joint research with advanced countries to secure future nuclear technology
      • – Organizing and operating a system to revise the agreement on Korea-US nuclear cooperation
      • – Reinforcing multilateral nuclear cooperation with international organizations and conducting bilateral joint projects
      • – Supporting overseas expansion of nuclear technology to foreign countries and funding systems for international nuclear technology cooperation
  6. 6. Planning & Evaluation Program for Nuclear Energy R&D

    Supports Planning and Evaluation for Nuclear R&D Programs
    • Funded Fields
      – Planning, management and evaluation of nuclear R&D programs
    • Nuclear energy R&D policies
    • Funded Period : 1 years
    • Eligibility : Universities, research institutes, companies
    • Budget : Total KRW 3.8 billion
    • Funding Details
      • – Global nuclear technology trend analysis
      • – Research on national nuclear R&D policies