The Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Power Plant Safety 2019 - 2022

National nuclear safety research aims at high national nuclear safety assessment capability. It develops and creates expertise, experimental facilities as well as computational and assessment methods for solving future safety issues. International cooperation is essential in the research projects.

The objective of SAFIR2022 is in accordance with Chapter 7a of the Finnish Nuclear Energy Act that is intended to ensure that, should new matters related to the safe use of nuclear power plants arise, the authorities possess sufficient technical expertise and other competence required for rapidly determining the significance of the matters.


Final seminar 2023

SAFIR2022 and KYT2022 joint final seminar was held on 23.-24.1.2023 in Dipoli (Otaniemi, Espoo).

Presentations available here

Abstracts, room Kaleva

Abstracts, room Lumituuli

SAFER2028 call for proposals for 2023 is open:

SAFIR2022, KYT2022 and SAFER2028 draft framework plan evaluation report has been published by the MEAE.

SAFER2028 website is open

SAFER2028 - National Nuclear Safety and Waste Management Research Programme - is a new six-year technical and scientific research programme for 2023-2028.

Nuclear Science and Technology Symposium 2022 (SYP2022)
on 1-2 November 2022

SAFIR2022 Interim Report 2019-2020

Interim Report

Interim seminar 2021

The interim seminar of SAFIR2022 was held jointly with the KYT2022 programme on 18.-19.3.2021 as a webinar.

Seminar presentations available here

Seminar programme

Project abstracts


January 27, 2023
Final seminar presentations

March 23, 2022
Annual Report 2021

March 7, 2022
Annual Plan 2022

August 13, 2021
Call 2022

June 8, 2021
Annual Plan 2021

June 7, 2021
Annual Report 2020

April 12, 2021
Interim seminar presentations


SAFIR2022 Extranet

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