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VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
VTT is an impartial multidisciplinary research organisation. VTT's technological focus areas are applied materials, bio and chemistry processes, information and communication technologies, industrial systems management, microtechnologies and electronics, and technology in the community.

Électricité de France (EDF)
The EDF Group is the leading electricity producer in Europe and is an integrated company active in all businesses: generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply and trading. It has mainly nuclear and hydraulic production facilities. As part of EDF, EDF R&D works on projects defined by the Group’s overall strategy. It helps optimise the operating performance of all businesses.

TÜV Rheinland ISTec GmbH - Institute for Safety Technology
The TÜV Rheinland ISTec GmbH at the locations Garching near Munich and Cologne is an expert organisation of about 30 highly qualified scientists and technicians with many years of national and international experience dealing with research and development. Since 2014 ISTec belongs to the TÜV Rheinland Group. ISTec’s clients are plant-constructing companies, operators of power stations, the manufacturing industry, transport services, expert organisations and (public) authorities in the field of diagnosis and safety technologically relevant questions.

Adelard LLP
Adelard is a specialist and influential dependability and safety consultancy, based in the UK and active in several European countries, in the US, Australia and Asia. Adelard is an SME with extensive experience in the fields of safety and reliability, software analysis and verification, project support, standards development, applied research, process modelling and cognitive science.

Strålsäkerhetsmyndigheten (SSM)
The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) is the Regulatory body in Sweden for Nuclear Power Plants safety. It was formed in 2008 by joining together the former Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate and Swedish Radiation Protection Institute to one organization working with all types of radiation safety (ionizing as well as non-ionizing radiation)

HARMONICS will be accomplished in collaboration with a Chinese
project RAVONSICS - Reliability And V&V Of Nuclear Safety I&C Software.

RAVONSICS partners:

State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Corp. (SNPTC/SNPAS)
State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Company (SNPAS) was established with investment from State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation Ltd and Shanghai Automation Instrumentation Corporation Ltd. SNPAS is aiming at technology introduction, project construction and self-reliance development of Chinese nuclear power technology. The business scope of SNPAS includes: design, integration, commissioning and technical service for I&C system of nuclear power plant (NPP) projects; supply, research and development of I&C equipment for NPP; supply of spare parts of I&C system for NPP, and technical support service for operation of NPP; system simulation, management information system, low-voltage equipment and electronic equipment, etc., businesses related with NPP.

Harbin Engineering University (HEU)
Founded in 1953, Harbin Engineering University (HEU) is a national key university and entitled to enjoy first priority from the state in construction and development. It is also an important base for education and scientific research in the fields of ship industry, ocean exploration as well as nuclear engineering and technology. College of Nuclear Science and Technology(CNST) of HEU was founded in 2005 based on the Department of Nuclear Power Plant founded in 1959. Besides research activities, CNST also undertakes the training tasks for several Chinese nuclear power stations.

Institute for Standardization of Nuclear Industry (ISNI)
The Institute for Standardization of Nuclear Industry (ISNI) was founded in 1983, it is a member of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) and is the only administrative organization of nuclear industry standard in China. ISNI is in charge of enacting and revising the national standards and industry standards in nuclear industry. It is responsible for information study, publication and consultation of standard. It also carries out quality and reliability study. It is the secretariat of national nuclear power standard committee (SAC/TC 58), national nuclear instrument committee (SAC/TC30). It undertakes the domestic technical management of ISO/TC85 and IEC/TC45, editing and publishing the periodical of Nuclear Industry Standard Measurement and Quality.

CNNC Jiangsu Nuclear Power Corp. (JNPC)
Jiangsu Nuclear Power Corporation - Tianwan Nuclear Power Station is a high-tech cooperation project in nuclear field and also the largest technical and economic cooperation project so far between China and Russia. The site is laid out for four 1000 MWe units, and also leave room to house another four. Two 1060 MWe AES-91 PWR units are constructed for the first phase, with a 40-year design life, annual load factor averaged no less than 80%, and annual output of 14 TWh. Its safety design is superior to the most operational PWR NPSs in the world

Shanghai Automation Instrumentation CO., LTD (SAIC)
SAIC, one of Chinese top 500 manufacturing enterprise with the certification of ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 quality and environment system, mainly provides control system and equipment for industry production in the modern industry field, its chief products contain industry production control system, installing equipment and instrument, PLC, UPS and cabinets of instrument control, cabinets of low-voltage electric etc.

China Techenergy CO., LTD. (CTEC)
To be the longest Digital I&C System supplier in the China’s nuclear power projects areas, China techenergy CO., LTD (CTEC)has more than ten years experience in nuclear power industry project operation, and has close cooperation with other companies, like AREVA and Mitsubishi. CTEC provides the owners with complete system solutions and technical services; it is also committed to the digital safety I&C system development and V&V activities.  

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  Project Coordinator:
Dr. Jari Hämäläinen
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
P.O. Box 1000
FI-02044 VTT, Finland
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Vuorimiehentie 3, Espoo