Areva has inaugurated the new facilities of its technical center in Creusot, France, which will be used for research and innovation for nuclear safety.

The Creusot technical center is designed for the development of new technologies and services for nuclear reactors.

At the center, Areva conducts a variety of tests and studies on materials aging, heat transfers, fluid motion and the mechanical behavior of systems and components of existing and future nuclear power plants, such as the ITER project.

This research work combined with technology innovation enables Areva to achieve a very high level of safety for existing and future reactors.

Areva is a French public multinational industrial conglomerate headquartered in France