16th April 2019, Sochi – ROSATOM and Cuba’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, have signed a memorandum of cooperation education and training in the field of nuclear energy on the sidelines of the 11th ATOMEXPO International Forum.
The memorandum was signed by the Deputy Director General For International Relations of ROSATOM, Nikolay Spassky, and the First Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba, Fernando Gonzalez Bermudez.
It puts in place a framework for cooperation in education and training to assist Cuba’s nuclear energy sector and related areas. Under the terms of the document, Rosatom and the Cuban government would collaborate in developing training programmes for Cuban nuclear projects, set-up student and high-skilled expert exchange programmes, develop educational and scientific written materials, as well as run short internships, summer schools and seminars.
ROSATOM is the only company in the world to offer integrated clean energy solutions across the nuclear supply chain and beyond, including design, construction and operation of nuclear power stations, uranium mining, conversion and enrichment, supply of nuclear fuel, decommissioning, spent fuel storage and transportation and safe nuclear waste disposal. With 70 years’ continuous experience, the company is the world leader in high-performance solutions for all kinds of nuclear power plants. It is also working in the segments of wind generation, nuclear medicine, energy storage and other. Headquartered in Moscow, the company brings together over 300 enterprises and organizations and over 250,000 employees. Globally, the company has the second biggest uranium reserves, has more than a third of the world’s enrichment market, and is the world’s biggest builder of the latest generation nuclear power stations and US$133 billion 10-years export order book.