site The HERACLES Consortium
The HERACLES Consortium

Addressing one of the last remaining concerns in the civil nuclear fuel cycle. Europe's High Performance Research Reactors have teamed up in a common initiative, "HERACLES", to support the world-wide non-proliferation efforts by minimizing their usage of HEU material.

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icon NON-PROLIFERATION

Nuclear non-proliferation is a topic that has gained much attention over the recent years. The HERACLES facilities do see the importance of this topic and therefore support the world-wide non-proliferation efforts by minimizing their need for such material.


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Uranium-Molybednum, a new high density fuel, is our answer to proliferation concerns. See where we are today and where we are going.



icon HERACLES-CP & FOREvER

The HERACLES consortium has launched the HERACLES-CP and the LEU FOREvER projects, which are supported by the European Union through HORIZON 2020 grants. These are two of our major efforts in the upcoming years.




NEWS POSTS

  • Munich
  • RRFM 2018
    Posted by: Harald Breitkreutz

    Hear the latest status updated on our two irradiation tests and the introductory talk of LEU FOREvER at the RRFM 2018 in Munich!

  • Chicago
  • RERTR 2017
    Posted by: Harald Breitkreutz

    This years RERTR conference will take place in Chicago. We're looking forward to several presentations of our latest results.

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We [...] encourage States to continue to minimise the use of HEU through the conversion of reactor fuel from HEU to LEU, where technically and economically feasible, and in this regard welcome cooperation on technologies facilitating such conversion.

PARTNERS & COOPERATIONS
  • European Commission (EC)
  • National Nuclear Security Administration (US)
  • Department of Energy (US)
  • Argonne National Laboratory (ANL, US)
  • Idaho National Laboratory (INL, US)
  • Pacific North West Laboratory (PNNL, US)
  • Centrum výzkumu Řež (CVREZ, Czech Republic)
  • Narodowe Centrum Badań Jądrowych (NCBJ, Poland)

CONTACT US
HERACLES has members all over Europe.

Please use the form below to contact us (requires JavaScript) or write us an email.

icon 1 The HERACLES members

icon 1b Our partners & collaborators

icon 2 heracles@heracles-consortium.eu

icon 3 www.heracles-consortium.eu