05 Jul 2023

Workshop on the Safety of Small Modular, Advanced and Fusion Reactors, June 20-21, Celje, Slovenia

The activities of the HARMONISE project (Towards harmonisation in licensing of future nuclear power technologies in Europe) aim to pave the way towards harmonisation of approaches to effective licensing of innovative fissions and fusion power plants. The project also aims to consider representatives of different international organizations and relevant projects, as well as representatives of the industry and non-nuclear communities, who actively participate as members of the stakeholder network. 

The stakeholders are informed about the objectives and progress of the HARMONISE during the workshops, which are organized every six months. Furthermore, during these workshop, the stakeholder are expected to actively contribute to the results of the project.

The first workshop of the HARMONISE project took place as a virtual event on 22nd of November 2022. The event was attended by 50 participants from 30 organizations indicating the large interest of a diverse group of stakeholders in the project activities and findings. After first successful edition of the workshop, the second workshop took place in Celje, Slovenia, on 20th and 21st of June 2023 and was also organized by “Jožef Stefan” Institute (Slovenia). The workshop on the Safety of Small Modular, Advanced and Fusion Reactors was devoted to the technical presentations by participants of HARMONISE, ECC-SMART, ELSMOR and McSafer projects. It was in hybrid format, where 45 participants were present in person and 30 participants were connected remotely. The workshop was enriched by insight from invited guests, active in international organizations dealing with nuclear and non-nuclear safety cases and regulations.
Harmonise workshop Picture 1

Harmonise workshop Picture 2


Rok Krpan
Jožef Stefan Institute