2011:10e Review and evaluation of the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company’s RD&D Programme 2010. Statement to the Government and summary of the review report

In accordance with Section 25 of the Ordinance (1984:14) on Nuclear Activities (Nuclear Activities Ordinance), the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) shall review and assess the research, development and demonstration programme (RD&D programme) that the reactor licensees are obligated to establish in accordance with the Act (1984:3) on Nuclear Activities (Nuclear Activities Act). The Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB) has developed the RD&D programme 2010 (SKB, 2010) and, in accordance with the Nuclear Activities Ordinance, submitted it to the Authority in September 2010.

SSM has reviewed and evaluated the RD&D programme 2010, in terms of planned research and development activity, reported research results, alternative handling and storage methods, and intended measures (Section 26 of the Nuclear Activities Ordinance). This report presents the results of the review and the evaluation. The RD&D programme 2010 has been circulated for national consultation by SSM to approximately 70 organisations.

This report is also available in Swedish:
2011:10 Strålsäkerhetsmyndighetens granskning och utvärdering av SKB:s redovisning av Fud-program 2010