Scientific Structure

The Institute has organised its competences around seven scientific and two supporting units which group a range of competences relevant to the following specific issues of energy and nuclear safety technologies:



In addition to the scientific units, the Institute has a support unit:.

  • Site Management (SM) which pools resources, tools and competences required across the Institute for the execution of projects. Internal S&T support services performed by the Unit include project office, PR & communication, micro-structural analysis and studies, workshop and document management and security, safety and infrastructure

and uses two horizontal services of the JRC:

  • Resource Management Petten (RMP) unit which is a part of JRC Directorate B and provides support to the management including finances, personnel, and ICT support
  • Internal and external communications sector which belongs to JRC Directorate A