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Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI)

Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI)

25Member Research Institutes
한국원자력연구원 로고
R&D and achievements dissemination in the nuclear technology field
소관연구기관 소개 : 기관장, 설립일자, 소재지, 대표전화, 홈페이지
Chairman Kim, Jongkyung
Establishment Date 1959.02.03
Location KAERI, 111, Daedeok-daero, 989Beon-gill, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon
Contact 042-868-2000
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Key Functions
To research and develop nuclear reactors, nuclear fuel cycle, and new energy technology using nuclear energy
To research and develop nuclear power facilities and environmental safety / R&D of utilizing radiation and isotope
To construct and operate of large-size nuclear research facilities / To diffuse achievement dissemination and support of
nuclear-related technology
To research and develop nuclear-based technology / Nuclear energy policy research and collection of nuclear technology information
To support external R&D and industries through cooperation and technical services
To train science and technology professionals (including the nuclear field) and supprot technology policy making
Recent Achievements
Success in attracting the OECD-ATLAS international joint project
Signing of the contract for establishing a research company DUCHEMBIO, Inc.
Completion of signing the contract for Dutch OYSTER project to enhance research nuclear reactors
Performance of preliminary SFR prototype reactor specific design and its verification
Completion in the second step of building KURT
Development of LORAS-Global for predicting the mobilization path of marine radioactive materials leaked from the Fukushima accident and evaluating their impact