Scientists launch German association for repository research
On 16 January 2013, the leading German institutions concerned with radioactive waste disposal research founded the Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Endlagerforschung (DAEF), a German association for repository research, in Berlin.
Disposal: Researchers develop first virtual underground laboratory
(Cologne, 25 June 2012) The Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR), DBE TECHNOLOGY GmbH, Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation (IFF) are currently in the process of developing the world’s first virtual underground research laboratory within the framework of the VIRTUS project.
Where to put hazardous waste? – International workshop on underground disposal in Braunschweig
More than 100 participants from 15 different countries meet in Braunschweig on 30 November 2010 for an international workshop on the underground disposal of hazardous chemical waste. The workshop is conducted by Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS).
Frank-Peter Weiß to become new scientific-technical director of GRS
Cologne, 9.12.2009 – The new scientific-technical director of Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) mbH will be Prof. Dr. Frank-Peter Weiß. The supervisory board of GRS passed a corresponding decision at its meeting in Cologne on 4 December 2009. Professor Weiß will succeed Dipl.-Phys. Lothar Hahn in the summer of 2010.
Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) presents a new company logo. The old logo has served its purpose well over the past 17 years. As of 15 September 2009, the new logo will be a central element of the corporate design of the German technical and scientific research and expert organisation.
EUROSAFE Forum 2008 in Paris: Nuclear Safety in the context of increasing demand for safety expertise in Europe
The general topic of the EUROSAFE Forum in Paris at Cité Internationale Universitaire on 3/4 November 2008 is: The role of Technical Safety Organisations (TSOs) in the context of increasing demand for safety expertise.
The large number of representative projects described in the GRS Annual Report 2006/2007 is evidence that GRS has again fully committed itself to maintaining and further developing nuclear safety in Germany and increasingly also in other countries and thereby has fulfilled its duty to society in a highly responsible manner. GRS is Germany's central technical expert organisation in the field of nuclear safety.
Offene Diskussion zur Endlagerung hochradioaktiver Abfälle
Bei der nach wie vor ungelösten Entsorgung hochradioaktiver Abfälle setzen die auf diesem Gebiet am weitesten fortgeschrittenen Länder in der Regel auf vergleichende Auswahlverfahren mit umfassender Beteiligung der Bevölkerung.
EUROSAFE Forum 2007 Berlin: Nukleare Sicherheit in Europa
This year, the general topic of the EUROSAFE Forum on 5 - 6 November 2007 in Berlin is “Securing Nuclear Safety in Future Years”. In plenary presentations, a panel discussion also involving the audience, in a workshop and in topic-specific seminars, authorities, technical safety organisations and industry present their positions from their points of view. In this way, EUROSAFE wants to promote a common understanding in Europe in issues relating to nuclear safety.
International Conference: On the way to a safe Radioactive Waste Repository
The disposal of high level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel is a technical and scientific challenge in many countries using nuclear power for electricity generation. The conference will begin with a welcome note by the Federal Minister for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Sigmar Gabriel.