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The European High-Level Roundtable on Fusion energy calls for closer collaboration between the public and the private sector

The European High-Level Roundtable on Fusion energy calls for closer collaboration between the public and the private sector

The European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Iliana Ivanova, chaired the first ‘High Level Round Table on Fostering Innovation for Fusion Energy in Europe’ on 14 March. Our Deputy Director, Moisés Weber, attended this meeting. Top representatives from the world of fusion in the public sector discussed with an international representative of […]

DONES Steering Committee agrees to establish the DONES Programme Team

DONES Steering Committee agrees to establish the DONES Programme Team

The DONES Steering Committee met in the Croatian city of Zagreb on 14th March, in its 3rd meeting, to discuss and review the progress of the DONES Programme, in particular the organisational and legal requirements needed to progress further. The DONES Steering Committee meeting, held at the National University Library in Zagreb, was attended Andrej […]

‘DONES EVO’: developing the technology to produce isotopes for medical use at IFMIF-DONES

‘DONES EVO’: developing the technology to produce isotopes for medical use at IFMIF-DONES

IFMIF-DONES is a unique facility requiring a broad set of technologies. Although most of the necessary technologies have already been validated, there are still some aspects that introduce risks in the evolution of the project. In order to mitigate these risks, a consortium of companies, with the support of research centres and the funding of […]

Susana Clement Lorenzo, distinguished by ‘Women in DONES’

Susana Clement Lorenzo, distinguished by ‘Women in DONES’

Susana Clement Lorenzo, Acting Head of Broader Approach Department at Fusion for Energy, has been honoured by the ‘Women in Dones’ (WiD) collective, a group that aims to become an international platform to highlight the role played by women in the advancement of research and cutting-edge technologies in the DONES Programme. Susana Clement takes over from […]

IFMIF-DONES brings together in Granada world specialists in linear accelerators

IFMIF-DONES brings together in Granada world specialists in linear accelerators

The Science Park of Granada hosted the prestigious SLHiPP-10 workshop (10th Open Collaboration Meeting on Superconducting Linacs for High Power Proton Beam), organised by the IFMIF-DONES Spain Consortium and the ESS (European Spallation Source). The meeting aims was to share the current status and relevant developments in high-power proton beam superconducting linear accelerator technologies. 65 […]

Ángel Ibarra, speaker at the workshop ‘Nuclear fusion: initiatives towards DEMO’

Ángel Ibarra, speaker at the workshop ‘Nuclear fusion: initiatives towards DEMO’

The director of IFMIF-DONES España Consortium, Ángel Ibarra, participated today as a speaker at the workshop ‘Nuclear fusion: initiatives towards DEMO’, organised by CIEMAT, CDTI and Ineustar/Induciencia, with the collaboration of IFMIF-DONES, UNED, University of Seville and UPM. During his speech, Ibarra described the industrial opportunities generated by the scientific infrastructure built in Escúzar (Granada). […]

IFMIF-DONES arouses great interest among secondary school students

IFMIF-DONES arouses great interest among secondary school students

  The IES Arabuleila, in Cúllar Vega (Granada), hosted a talk on IFMIF-DONES. The coordinator of the Technical Office, José Aguilar, held a meeting with secondary school students during the Science Week organised by this centre in February. The presentation was very well received by the students, who showed great interest in the process of […]

We present the book “Accelerators, humanity and the Universe”

We present the book “Accelerators, humanity and the Universe”

“The particle accelerator can also be considered the most complex, sophisticated, and magnificent machine that the human mind has ever designed and built. There are other great constructions that are part of human heritage, such as the temples, the pyramids in Egypt, the temples of Angkor in Cambodia or the Great Wall in China. They […]

The ‘Women in DONES’ collective is growing

The ‘Women in DONES’ collective is growing

Almost fifty people already make up ‘Women in DONES’ (WiD). The group comprises professionals from different fields, such as engineers, professors, pre-doctoral students, researchers, biomedical researchers, administrative technicians, and industrial sector representatives from other cities and countries who work around IFMIF-DONES. On February 6, they held a new online meeting. The meeting served to distribute […]

IFMIF-DONES could supply Spanish hospitals with radiopharmaceuticals

IFMIF-DONES could supply Spanish hospitals with radiopharmaceuticals

The Atomic and Nuclear Structure group of the University of Granada (UGR), in collaboration with researchers from CIEMAT, has recently published a paper demonstrating that IFMIF-DONES could supply Spanish hospitals with the most widely used radioisotope in the diagnosis of diseases: molybdenum-technetium. Moreover, this could be done without interfering with the normal operation of the […]

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