National Research Center «Kurchatov Institute» is one of the leading research centers in the world and the largest interdisciplinary laboratory in Russia. A substantial part of Russian nuclear physics facilities has been consolidated in NRC «Kurchatov Institute».
NRC «Kurchatov Institute» has congregated the research capacities, technological potential and human resources essential for the advancement in new branches of science and technology. The development and implementation of leading-edge technologies based on unique research and mega-facilities and complexes are the top priorities of NRC «Kurchatov Institute». Since its foundation, Kurchatov Institute has been pursuing a full cycle oriented interdisciplinary approach – from fundamental research to ready for use technologies.
Development of an interdisciplinary scientific basis to foster a progress in focal fields of science and technology
Application of scientific and technological achievements. Commercialization of innovations
Modernization and utilization of unique mega-facilities. The development of fundamentally new world-class national mega-facilities
Development of staff potential
The NRC «Kurchatov Institute» is a multi-disciplinary research center with the advanced experimental capabilities.
Principal research areas of NRC «Kurchatov Institute»:
Interdisciplinary convergent research in nano-, bio-, information, cognitive, socio-humanistic science and technology
Development of technologies for a next generation nuclear power systems
Fundamental and applied research in plasma physics and tokamaks
Research using synchrotron radiation, neutron, proton and heavy ion sources
Development of information and communication technologies and systems
Scientific coordination of international megaprojects
Interdisciplinary staff training
NRC «Kurchatov Institute» pursues R&D in a wide range of fields of modern science using unique research and technology facilities:
Research Nuclear Reactors
Nuclear Medicine Complex
Data Processing Center (Supercomputer)
Complex of NBICS Technologies