FP7 ECNET project for E&T cooperation with China was launched on 18 March 2011
Released on Monday 21 March 2011
The Kick-off meeting of a new FP7 project titled "EU-China Nuclear Education and Training Cooperaiton (ECNET)" took place in Beijing, China, 18 March 2011.
Its objective is to define a common basis for further effective cooperaiton in the long term on Nucelar Education, Training (E&T) and Knowledge Management. For upcoming 2-year, the basic framework for future exchange of students and lecturers, co-organising E&T courses, double degrees etc. will be prepared under this ECNET project.
The ECNET project is coordinated by the ENEN on the EU side and the Tsinghua University on the Chinese side. Each EU and Chinese side is supported by the European Commission and the China Atomic Energy Authority (CAEA), having its own list of partners and budget.
Currently 11 European and 7 Chinese organisations are participating.
Under the ECNET the following 6 Work Packages are established:
- Needs and strategies of long-term cooperaiotion
WP1: In Nuclear Engineering
WP2: In Radiation Protection
WP3: In Waste Management and Disposal
- WP4 Recognition of credit system for E&T
- WP5 E&T facilities, laboraroties and equipments
- WP6 Project management
For further information, the following pages are now available:
> Cooperation beyond EU (FP7) page
> ECNET (FP7) page