International Conference on Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles: Next Generation Nuclear Systems for Sustainable Development (FR17)

Ekaterinburg-EXPO, Yekaterinburg, June 26-29, 2017
Organized by: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Hosted by: Government of the Russian Federation
through: State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom"

06.06.17 10:41


VEB to take part in ROSATOM’s project setting up MBIR International Center of Research

At the Petersburg International Economic Forum Vneshekonombank and ROSATOM signed a cooperation agreement. The parties agreed to consider VEB’s participation in the ROSATOM project to set up the International Center of Research based on the multi-purpose fast neutron reactor MBIR (ICR MBIR).

The document was signed by Vneshekonombank Chairman Sergey Gorkov and ROSATOM Director General Alexei Likhachev.

VEB and ROSATOM are ready study various instruments, including consultancy, financial, insurance and warranty support, to work out the project funding issue. The implementation of the MBIR reactor development project will ensure retaining and developing experimental basis of domestic nuclear power.

According to VEB’s New Strategy, the bank focuses on the proactive development and those innovative areas where Russia can be the global leader. These are blockchain, marketplace, quant and convergence technologies.

Source: Communications Department of ROSATOM, Press Service of Vneshekonombank


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