STRI Presents at ESARDA Working Group on Export Controls

On November 18th, STRI participated in the European Safeguards and Research Association (ESARDA) working group on export controls. STRI presented its recent work and publications on emerging technologies, outreach, and other areas, and engaged in discussion with participants on key emerging technology trends and challenges, especially in the European context. ESARDA is an association of European organizations formed to advance and harmonize research and development in the area of safeguards. It also provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas between nuclear facility operators, safeguards authorities and persons engaged in research and development. ESARDA was formed in 1969 with the purpose of facilitating collaboration in R&D in the field of safeguards and in the application of such R&D to the safeguarding of source and special fissile materials. Research, discussion and exchange forum for the analysis of the export control issues faced by various types of technology holders. The export control working group is focused on sharing experiences and best-practices; identification of research needs and new proposed approaches; and “out-of-the-box” work taking advantage of ESARDA’s broad and comprehensive membership and network of external contributors.