Science towards sustainability

MYRRHA, Multi-purpose hYbrid Research Reactor for High-tech Applications.

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Science towards sustainability

MYRRHA, Multi-purpose hYbrid Research Reactor for High-tech Applications.

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MYRRHA, a world first in many ways

The Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN) is actively working on designing and building this multifunctional research installation in Mol. MYRRHA is the very first prototype in the world of a nuclear reactor, driven by a particle accelerator with a significant thermal output. Discover what MYRRHA is all about and how you can contribute to this future-oriented challenge.

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Safe, efficient and waste-reducing

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It is vitally important to ensure that an innovative research installation can be operated safely. MYRRHA's Accelerator Driven System has two major advantages:

  • We can control it safely and easily.
  • We show that it is possible to reduce radioactive waste on a large scale.

Radioisotopes for the world

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Our world is seriously in need of medical radioisotopes for diagnosing and treating a number of diseases, such as cancer:

  • We are meeting increasing demand.
  • We are securing global supply.

Materials and fuels for new reactors

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MYRRHA is designed to to take over and extend the role of an existing reactor that is playing a major role in international research.

  • We are building on the past
  • We will execute smart irradiation tests

Come and work at MYRRHA

Would you like to be part of making this innovative and challenging research installation a reality? We need bright people with a scientific, operational and international background who are full of enthusiasm and who believe in the future of what we are doing. Join the MYRRHA team!

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