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"

Side events


IRC MBIR side-event (by Rosatom)

Topic of the side-event:

"International research cooperation is a backbone for the nuclear energy of the future".

IRC MBIR in brief:

International Research Center (IRC) based on multipurpose fast research reactor MBIR is being set up as a “center of excellence” for the future nuclear research including Generation 4 technologies. Rosatom’s intention is to launch the multilateral research program on the Generation 4, SNFC or other topics, where international cooperation can be beneficial to the scientific community. For more detail on IRC MBIR please visit


Technical parameters of the MBIR reactor:

  • Upgradeable experimental capabilities: independent loops (3), MTA’s (14), instrumented cells (3), neutron beams (horizontal and vertical channels – 18)
  • Neutron flux - 5,3*1015 n*s-1*cm-2
  • DPA rate in channel per year – 34+ DPA/year
  • Aggregate annual irradiation capability (1350 DPA/l)
  • 150 MW(t) heating power, 55 MW electric
  • Designed life time 50 years

Date of event: 27 of June 2017

Seminar Program:

1. Open session on Rosatom vision of the potential research areas at MBIR and current status on the IRC MBIR project. Duration - 150 min.

2. Open session of international reports on the envisioned research programs that have a significant potential to be executed on the MBIR reactor. Duration - 150 min.

3. Closed session (only for the IRC MBIR confirmed Advisory Board members and invitees). Formalization of the Advisory Board, election of the Chairman, discussion of the potential areas of the joint research. Duration - 90 min.


Max number of participants – 50.

Due to the limited number of participants, you have to confirm your participation with the organizers (see contacts below).


For seminar participation please contact:

Alexander Zagornov, Project Manager,
tel: +7 499 949 40 75,

Olga Korchagina, Project coordinator
tel: +7 499 949 40 26,

International Atomic Energy Agency

Vienna International Centre
PO Box 100

Administration and organization

Ms Martina Neuhold

Conference Services Section

Division of Conference and Document Services

Department of Management IAEA-CN-245

Научный секретариат:

Ms Amparo González-Espartero

Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology

Department of Nuclear Energy

Mr Vladimir Kriventsev

Division of Nuclear Power

Department of Nuclear Energy

24,Bolshaya Ordynka str.,
Moscow, Russia, 119017

Mr Alexey Kalashnikov

Division of International Scientific Programs

The State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom"

Mr Evgeny Shamin

International Relations Department

The State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom"

To register please send a request to:

11-40, Ordzhonikidze str.,
Moscow, Russia, 115419

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