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What's New in 2014


Dec. 17
Guest Lecture by IRID’s Kazuhito Yokoi at National Institute of Technology, Oyama College (Dec. 8, 2014)
Dec. 17
Lecture Delivered by IRID Director Kiyoshi Oikawa at the Regular Meeting of the Iwaki Association of Corporate Executives. (Dec. 5, 2014)
Nov. 28
The 2nd International Advisors Meeting (Nov. 17-19, 2014)
Nov. 28
Participation of the workshop ‘Decommissioning Basic Research: Human resource development program’ hosted by MEXT (FY2014)
Nov. 12
Lecture Delivered by IRID Director Kiyoshi Oikawa at the 4th ‘NEXT 30 Study Group’ research seminar (Oct. 29, 2014)
Nov. 4
Development status of equipment for internal PCV investigation [TOSHIBA] (Aug.19, 2014)
Oct. 29
The small remote controlled decontamination unit ‘RACCOON’ developed by IRID member ATOX won the Award of Excellence in the public / special environment robot category at the 6th Robot Awards (sponsored by METI and The Japan Machinery Federation).
Oct. 24
President of IRID, Mr. Kenda gave a speech [WRFPM2014] (Sep. 14-17, 2014)
Oct. 3
Result of adoption for subsidized project operating entities ; Request for Proposal (RFP) for Conceptual Study of Innovative Approach for Fuel Debris Retrieval and Feasibility Study of Essential technologies
Oct. 1
IRID reported our R&D status and achievements at 2014 Fall Meetings of Atomic Energy Society of Japan held at Kyoto University in September 2014.
Oct. 1
We made the brochure “IRID 2014” to provide the overview of IRID.
Aug. 20
【R&D TOPICS】To investigate the position of fuel in reactor using cosmic ray muon, a preparatory test for designing a measuring system was conducted at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.
Aug. 12
Robots working inside the buildings at Fukushima Daiichi NPS (Part III) Swimming robot & Crawling robot
Jul. 30
Robots working inside the buildings at Fukushima Daiichi NPS (Part II) MHI-MEISTeR
Jul. 11
【R&D TOPICS】Long-term storage of secondary radioactive waste resulting from contaminated water treatment
Jul. 8
Robots working inside the buildings at Fukushima Daiichi NPS Rosemary & Sakura
Jun. 25
Registration for the IRID Annual Symposium 2014 is now available.
Jun. 19
IRID Annual Symposium 2014 were uploaded.
Jun. 12
Development Status of PCV Leakage Investigation Devices (Toshiba) (May 16, 2014)
May. 30
【R&D TOPICS】Progress status of “PCV lower-section repair technology” test
May. 29
Uploaded English ver. of computer graphics of the Submersion method.
May. 20
Preliminary Test for “Water Stoppage Method” by Grouting into the Vent Pipe (Apr. 17, 2014)
May. 9
【R&D TOPICS】Evaluation of the Distribution of On-Site Radioactive Nuclides by Radiochemical Analysis of Standing Trees
Apr. 24
【R&D TOPICS】Ongoing Development of “Submergible Crawling Swimming Robot” and “Shape-changing Robot”
Apr. 21
The 2nd Technology Advisory Committee Meeting (Mar. 26, 2014)
Apr. 15
Workshop for R&D on Innovative Approach for Fuel Debris Retrieval will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014 in Tokyo.
Mar. 10
Press conference held at the Japan National Press Club by the President of IRID, Dr. Yamana (Mar. 7, 2014)
Mar. 6
【R&D TOPICS】"MEISTeR" Remote Control Robot Completes Demonstration Testing at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
Feb. 28
Finnish Delegation Visited (Feb. 6, 2014)
Feb. 28
The 2nd International Expert Group (IEG) meeting
Feb. 19
Summary of responses to the RFI were uploaded.