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What is VELLA

VELLA (Virtual European Lead LAboratory) IS AN EURATOM FP6 PROJECT WHICH HAS THE AMBITIOUS INTENT TO HOMOGENIZE THE EUROPEAN RESEARCH AREA IN THE FIELD OF LEAD TECHNOLOGIES FOR NUCLEAR APPLICATIONS IN ORDER TO PRODUCE A COMMON PLATFORM OF WORK WHICH CONTINUES ALSO AFTER THE END OF THE INITIATIVE.
VELLA plans to both create a network of all the principal laboratories and to strongly connect
the different groups of experts, to have a common definition of the good operational practices and
to promote the exchange of the scientific results by means of appropriate and innovative tools and
procedures.
It also has the significant objectives to promote the access to the main existing facilities in the
EU to different specialist groups, support the technological development and the qualification
activities and create a homogenous European “scientific community”, organized to support all the
required technological challenges and the necessary research requirements.

IN THIS FRAMEWORK, VELLA IS ARTICULATED IN :

NETWORKING ACTIVITIES (NA)

TRANSNATIONAL ACCESSES ACTIVITIES (TA)
JOINT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES (JRA)