Energy, but also health: Traditionally very present in nuclear training and research with the Subatech joint research unit, IMT Atlantique is taking advantage of the renewed interest in the sector.
Abril Amaya, an Argentinian student in her 3rd year of a double-degree programme in the nuclear sector at IMT Atlantique, and her team represented France at the I4N international nuclear innovation competition at the International Youth Nuclear Congress - IYNC 2022 - in Koriyama, Japan, with the Navigatom project. Despite some tough competition, they were announced as overall winners!
On 24th November 2022, IMT Atlantique and Framatome signed a three-year partnership agreement on the Paimboeuf industrial site.
At the EDF headquarters in Paris, on Wednesday, September 7, the collaboration agreement between EDF-DPNT and CNRS-IN2P3 for the "SuperChooz" exploratory project was signed by Cedric Lewandowski, Director of the EDF Nuclear and Thermal Park, and Reynald Pain, Director of INP3, in the presence of SUBATECH Director Gines Martinez and Frederic Yermia, scientific leader of the Neutrino team.
Investigating in the nuclear sector ("Enquêter dans le nucléaire") renews the approach to a sector that is too often limited to risk, providing methodological solutions for conducting research in sensitive areas.
Andrey Kalinichev is an internationally renowned researcher who studies the behaviour of radioactive waste in contact with clay-type rocks used as barriers, as part of the IMT Atlantique Chaire
In August 2019, it was announced that the Astrid project for sodium fast reactors (SFR) was to be abandoned. In late 2020, Stéphanie Tillement, a researcher at IMT Atlantique, analyzed the rationale behind this abandonment in an article for I’MTech. But what is the global situation? Does this technology still have a future?
The SUBATECH laboratory (CNRS/IN2P3 - IMT Atlantique - University of Nantes) is a partner in the PREDIS and A-CINCH projects that are part of Euratom, the program dedicated to the European Union's nuclear research and training activities.
On 20 September, IMT Atlantique welcomed the first intake of students for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Nuclear Engineering SARENA in the presence of representatives of the consortium's partner universities: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain), Lapp