Consorzio RFX

Reference Address: Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padua


Company profile

Consorzio RFX is a research organization set up in 1996 which is promoted by CNR, ENEA, Università di Padova, Acciaierie Venete S.p.A. and INFN, within the framework of the Euratom - ENEA Association.
CRFX's role is to prompt cooperation between the partners and the industrial environment in specific areas of activity.
The main activity of CRFX is to carry out scientific and technological research in the field of controlled thermonuclear fusion as a possible energy source.
CRFX 's goals are:

  • the development of the RFX Project to realize a reactor where nuclear fusion conditions can be created;
  • the design and realization of the Neutral Beam Injector (NIB) prototype for ITER;
  • the design, development and realization of new technologies, equipment and devices devoted to research activities and industrial development;
  • to train young physicists and engineers in close collaboration with Padua University.

These various activities are developed by a team of about 140 staff, of which 65 are professionals and 75 provide administrative and technical support.


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