Cooperation with domestic and foreign organizations

In the interests of moving the disposal project forward smoothly, NUMO collaborates with domestic and foreign organizations for geological disposal. NUMO also participates in the activities of international organizations such as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for information exchange of geological disposal. NUMO has various cooperation agreements (or memoranda) with domestic organizations and foreign implementers of radioactive waste disposal. It undertakes information exchanges and joint research with these organizations in areas such as disposal technology, safety assessment, site selection and public relations activities. The organizations with which NUMO has cooperation agreements (or memoranda) are the following:


Domestic Cooperation Agreement

NUMO has cooperation agreements for geological disposal with the following domestic organizations.


JAEA (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
CRIEPI (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry)
Tokyo Tech (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
RWMC (Radioactive Waste Management Funding and Research Center)

International Cooperation Agreement