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Enhancing Benefits of Nuclear Energy Technology Innovation through Cooperation among Countries: Final Report of the INPRO Collaborative Project SYNERGIES

English STI/PUB/1807 978-92-0-101118-3
341 227 66.00 2018

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This publication provides a summary of the INPRO collaborative project on synergistic nuclear energy regional group interactions evaluated for sustainability. Benefits of nuclear technology innovation can be amplified through co-operation among countries in the nuclear fuel cycle. Nuclear energy sustainability can be enhanced, not only for technology holders but also for a variety of technology users, including those who do not pursue innovations in their home countries. If one partner in a synergistic collaboration is achieving enhanced sustainability, then the other partner(s) may achieve similar enhancement through collaboration without the requisite large national investments in technology, R&D and related infrastructure development. Within the publication, 28 case studies have been conducted by Member States to identify and evaluate mutually beneficial patterns of co-operation in the nuclear fuel cycle and the driving forces and impediments involved in such co-operation.

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IAEA Nuclear Energy, Reactor Technology, International Cooperation, International Project, Nuclear Reactor, Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Energy Policy, Countries, INPRO, Infrastructure, Case Studies, Member States, Synergistic Collaboration, Synergistic Nuclear Energy Regional Group Interactions Evaluated for Sustainability, SYNERGIES, Analytical Framework, Codes, Databases, NES, Research and Development, Demonstration, Global Architecture of Innovative Nuclear Energy Systems Based on Thermal and Fast Reactors Including a Closed Fuel Cycle, GAINS, Fuel Cycle, Technology Development, Training, Assessment, Heterogeneous Global Model, Security, Scenarios, Fast Reactors, Waste Transmutation

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