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FinnFusion Annual Seminar 2015

25/05/2015 12:00 - 26/05/2015 13:00 VTT, Tekniikankatu 1, Tampere, Finland

Fusion energy research and development is focusing on creating the first fusion nuclear reactor. The goal of the worldwide R&D programme with ITER is to create a fusion nuclear power plant in Europe. FinnFusion Consortium is fully integrated in the Euratom Fusion Programme in Horizon 2020. The present emphasis of the FinnFusion programme is the following:

  • Technology R&D for ITER construction and systems including industry contracts
  • Implementation of the "Fusion Roadmap to the Realization of Fusion Energy" as a member of the EUROfusion Consortium with projects focusing on tokamak experiments and modelling
  • Creating concepts for the next generation fusion power plant DEMO in Europe


The seminar offers an ideal forum to discuss the scientific and technological directions of the Finnish fusion research community. The goal is to exploit the most useful parts of the EU fusion programme for the benefit of the Finnish research laboratories and the Finnish industry. The particular focus on day 1 is on the technology and scientific activity and on day 2 the new approaches and actions for industry activitation in Finland. 

Register to seminar by 18 May 2015

The seminar fee 100€ covers the lunches on Monday and Tuesday and the seminar dinner. For accommodation, please see the link. Remember to use FinnFusion code for the special rate. 


Programme [PDF]


How to reach Tampere

Further information:
Tuomas Tala, VTT
Head of FinnFusion Research Unit, Tel. +358 40 544 8984

Technology experts Juha Lindén and Hannu Juuso, Tekes, Tel. +358 29 502 9069,  Tel. +358 10 60 55732

Local organiser Timo Määttä, VTT, Tel. +358 40 511 6678