ROSATOM and the French EDF Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Development of Innovative Cooperation at the World Nuclear Exhibition 2018 (WNE). The document was signed by Alexey Likhachev, General Director of ROSATOM and Jean-Bernard Lévy, Chairman and CEO of EDF Group.
The purpose of the MoU is to support the cooperation between the Russian and the French nuclear power industry organizations in the area of research and development, with the aim to develop innovative products and solutions for the benefit of the competitiveness and safety of nuclear power plant and to promote them on the global market.
The signed document specifies areas of potential business cooperation, including the development of additive technologies, energy storage, digitalization and modelling as well as cooperation on fast neutron reactors.
“We have a long-standing and successful cooperation with France in the science and technology sector”, said Alexey Likhachev, “And today we’ve made another important step toward developing the scientific potential of our coutries. That will allow to move not only our companies, but the whole nuclear industry forward”.