Framatome GmbH is a Framatome group company and a major international player in the nuclear energy market recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for designing, building, maintaining, and advancing the global nuclear fleet. The company designs, manufactures, and installs components, fuel and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants and offers a full range of reactor services.
Framatome GmbH in Germany bundles comprehensive engineering capacities, particularly at the Erlangen site. Thanks to the expertise in maintenance and modernisation of nuclear power plants, Framatome plays a significant role in providing safe and efficient operation of nuclear power plants in Germany and worldwide. The competencies also include electrical and safety instrumentation and control technology, as well as development and manufacturing of fuel assemblies. Furthermore, Framatome GmbH operates unique testing facilities and laboratories. With 1,4000 employees worldwide (3,600 in Germany), every day, Framatome's expertise helps its customers improve the safety and performance of their nuclear plants and achieve their economic and societal goals.
Framatome will participate in all work packages of the APAL project and in addition will lead WP3, the deterministic margin assessment. Framatome has a wide expertise in the field of PTS analysis for both deterministic and probabilistic approaches as well as for thermal hydraulic analysis. This expertise will be extremely valuable during the whole project and beneficial for the lead of WP3. Furthermore, Framatome has been involved in several international projects relevant for APAL (like ICAS, PROSIR, CRP9, DEFI-PROSAFE) and is well known for the outcomes and results of those projects.