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Nagra founds subsidiaries for the construction and operation of the deep geological repository project
03.04.2024 #Media releases
Nagra founds subsidiaries for the construction and operation of the deep geological repository project

Nagra will found two new subsidiaries that will be responsible for the construction and operation of the deep geological repository (Nagra gTL AG) and of the encapsulation plants (Nagra BEVA AG). The members of the Nagra Cooperative unanimously approved this decision at an extraordinary general meeting. By doing so, Nagra will follow the proven Alptransit organisational model.

What does Switzerland think about the deep geological repository?
06.02.2024 #People #Project of the century
What does Switzerland think about the deep geological repository?

Switzerland is confident that it can realise the project of the century of deep geological disposal. A recent, representative survey shows that acceptance is high across the whole of Switzerland and in the affected region.

“In the world of research, this is not a given…”
17.01.2024 #People #Project of the century
“In the world of research, this is not a given…”

Her job is never boring: geomechanics expert Eleonora Crisci shares what she particularly likes about the project of the century of deep geological disposal.

“The disposal issue can be solved – that is motivating”
03.01.2024 #People
“The disposal issue can be solved – that is motivating”

“We need a solution,” says PSI scientist Maria Marques Fernandes with conviction. “That is why this is one of the most important tasks a researcher can have at the moment.”

Harry Potter and the Grimsel Crystals
18.12.2023 #Project of the century
Harry Potter and the Grimsel Crystals

Did you know that the Crystal Cave next to the Grimsel Test Site almost became the setting for a scene in a Harry Potter movie?

“We cannot shift the problems into the future”
05.12.2023 #People
“We cannot shift the problems into the future”

Carmen Zwahlen from the University of Bern explains why she is “very lucky” to have this job.