Projects 2020

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
KAPSELI/SUCCESS – Stress corrosion in copper caused by sulphide Timo Saario, VTT

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
KaMu – Effects of circumstances to gas formation in the final repository of low activity maintenance waste Minna Vikman, VTT

Safety assessment and innovations

Basic factors in safety
Research Projects Project Manager
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, Aalto

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
PORA – Microstructure of nuclear fuel and radium solubility Janne Heikinheimo, VTT

Low and intermediate level waste management
Research Projects Project Manager
SURFAC2 - Near Surface Repositories in Finland, phase 2 Paula Keto, VTT
SURFAC2 - Near Surface Repositories in Finland, phase 2 Gareth Law, HY
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

Society and man

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