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Centrum výzkumu Rez (CZ)

The research organisation Centrum výzkumu Rez (CVR) was founded on 9th October 2002 as 100% subsidiary of ÚJV Rez, a. s. (NRI – Nuclear Research Institute). The main aim of the research organisation is research, development and innovations in the field of power generation (especially nuclear). CVR owns unique research infrastructure such as experimental research reactorsLVR-15 and LR-0 and technological experimental circuits. Significant modernization of the infrastructure is being realized within years 2011-2015 due to realization of the SUSEN project (realized in the framework of the Operational Programme Research and Development for Innovations of the European Regional Development Fund). As of January 1st, 2014 the company CVR had a total of 246 employees. The core activities of CVR involve fundamental and applied research on experimental research reactors LVR-15 and LR-0. Another activities are arising from the participation of CVR in the international Jules Horowitz Reactor project. No less important are national and international projects (especially FP7 projects). CVR is a member of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) and since 2010 represents the Czech Republic in the EERA managing body – Executive Committee, thereby participating in the realization of the Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan). CVR is also a member (and co-founder) of the Technology Platform ‘Sustainable Energy CR’.

Contact persons

Vincenzo Romanello

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