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How Macron wants to bring about the emergence of nuclear start-ups


DECRYPTION - The Head of State allocates 1 billion euros for innovation in this very closed and highly regulated sector. Three start-ups have already embarked on mini-jet projects.

Nuclear start-ups.

This sounds like an oxymoron in the land of major projects and major atomic groups.

In parallel with the relaunch of the construction of large EPR 2 reactors to replace an aging fleet, the Head of State nevertheless wants to bring about the emergence of innovative players in this heavy and ultra-regulated industry.

Reprocessing of radioactive waste, mini-reactors ...

"French start-ups and SMEs are proposing breakthrough innovations in nuclear power"

, underlined Emmanuel Macron on October 12, presenting his France 2030 investment plan. The State is ready to open its checkbook to help them.

"We must open the game in a completely new way and we are ready to invest 1 billion euros by 2030, starting very quickly with very clear first projects"

, he specified.

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Source: lefigaro

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