The JRC’s in-house laser based systems enable nuclear safeguards inspectors to efficiently create maps of nuclear facilities to monitor changes over time.
The ESSOR reactor was a heavy water moderated and cooled nuclear reactor. The INE Complex is a facility involved in the nuclear decommissioning of the JRC Ispra site.
The Joint Research Centre is by law in charge of radioactive measurements of the nuclear facilities. Find out in the photogallery what kind of equipement our scientists use.
The Directorate implements the Joint Research Centre's Euratom Research and Training Programme and the maintenance and dissemination of nuclear competences in Europe.
EU scientists demonstrate how seized nuclear material is analysed by forensic methods, how inspectors are trained and how nuclear materials can be 'fingerprinted'.