Overview of the Cooperative Projects Implemented by the European Commission Joint Research Centre in the Nuclear Security Area Outside Europe

Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics book series (NAPSB)


This paper starts with an historical overview of the different outreach initiatives and correspondent funding schemes supported by the European Commission in the field of nuclear security. Then it analyses the results of past collaboration under the TACIS and IfS cooperative projects, presents the status of the follow-up programme being implemented and gives an overview of the JRC expertise which can be utilized in a new nuclear safeguards and security programme, as well as under the Centre of Excellence initiative.


Nuclear security Fight against illicit trafficking Training Outreach initiatives 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Peerani
    • 1
  • V. Berthou
    • 1
  • W. Janssens
    • 1
  • K. Mayer
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Transuranium ElementsJoint Research Centre, European CommissionIspra(Italy)
  2. 2.Institute for Transuranium ElementsJoint Research Centre, European CommissionKarlsruhe(Germany)

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