Projects 2019

Buffer, backfill and capsule

Spent nuclear fuel waste management - Buffer/Bedrock - interface
Research Projects Project Manager
BROCTIO - Bentonite-rock interaction Veli-Matti Pulkkanen, VTT
BROCTIO - Bentonite-rock interaction
Markku Katja, Ujy
BROCTIO - Bentonite-rock interaction Jukka Kuva, GTK

Spent nuclear fuel waste management - Capsule
Research Projects Project Manager
KAPSELI/BECOLT - Behaviour of copper under load transients Juhani Rantala, VTT
KAPSELI/MECAN - Mechanical strentgh of copper canister and its cast iron insert
Sven Bossuyt, Aalto
KAPSELI/CRYCO - Validated advanced modelling and prediction of long term deformation and damage of copper Tom Andersson, VTT
KAPSELI/OXCOR - The effect of oxide layer on copper corrosion in repository conditions Jari Aromaa, Aalto

Spent nuclear fuel waste management - Interactions of release barriers/microbiology
Research Projects Project Manager
MoToPro/VaVu - Interactions of release barriers Minna Vikman, VTT
MoToPro/KUKO - Interactions of release barriers and their relevance to copper corrosion
Leena Carpén, VTT
MoToPro/MiBe - Effects of microbes in bentonite Hanna Miettinen, VTT
MoToPro/BIKES - Biochemical scenarios Riikka Kietäväinen, GTK
MoToPro/MIMOSA - Metabolical routes of microbial colonies in deep pressurised bedrock Malin Bomberg, VTT

Safety assessment and innovations

Basic factors in safety
Research Projects Project Manager
OMT - Overall safety, multibarrier system and transient phase Heidar Gharbieh, VTT
SYSMET - Systematic scenario methods for the assessment of overall safety Raija Koivisto, VTT
SYSMET - Systematic scenario methods for the assessment of overall safety Ahti Salo, VTT

Spent nuclear fuel waste management - Bedrock research
Research Projects Project Manager
MIRA-3D - 3D-modelling of microstructures Pietari Skyttä, Utu
KARIKKO - Bedrock fragmentation Nicklas Nordbäck, GTK
RAKKA - Water conductivity of fractured rock mass Mikael Rinne, Aalto

Spent nuclear fuel waste management - Other safety research
Research Projects Project Manager
RASK - Radionuclide transport on the interface of cement and bedrock Marja Siitari-Kauppi, UH
RABIO - Better radioecology for the modelling of biosphere Jarkko Akkanen, UEF
KÄRÄHDE - Characterization and source term of spent nuclear fuel Silja Häkkinen, VTT

Low and intermediate level waste management
Research Projects Project Manager
SURFACE - Near Surface Repositories Paula Keto, VTT
TERKOR - Corrosion of low and intermediate level steel waste in in-situ conditions of final repository Leena Carpén, VTT
DEMONI - Decommisioning Material characterization and final disposal studies Antti Räty, VTT
DEMONI - Decommisioning Material characterization and final disposal studies Susanna Salminen-Paatero, UH

Alternative Technologies
Research Projects Project Manager
ALES - Separation and sorting of actinides/lanthanides Risto Koivula, UH
LABWAST - Pre-emptive reduction of radiological laboratory legacy waste Wade Karlsen, VTT

Society and man

Acceptability
Research Projects Project Manager
SOLID - Acquiring Social License for Disposal: trust and acceptance Matti Kojo - Uta