This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under agreement No 945275


University of Stuttgart, founded in 1829 as a polytechnic school, is nowadays one of Germany’s top ranked research universities with an interdisciplinary profile and key competences in the fields of Humanities, Economics, Social Sciences and especially, Engineering and Natural Sciences. Within the University, the Institute of Nuclear Technology and Energy Systems (IKE) is responsible for the education and research in the field of energy applications (nuclear and non-nuclear).IKE has more than 45 years of expertise and active experience in theoretical and experimental research, especially in the fields of reactor safety and thermal fluid dynamics and has successfully carried out numerous research projects sponsored by the industry, the German government and the EU.

Role in the project

The University of Stuttgart also contributes in the validation of the ATHLET code through calculations on separate effect and coupled effect tests (WP2) and on SACO tests in the PKL facility (WP3), with a focus on providing also results concerning sensitivity and uncertainty of the models, in addition to best-estimate calculations. The University of Stuttgart leads the work in WP5 “Dissemination, communication and exploitation preparation”.