National Nuclear Research Center CJSC
Taking into account the need to use nuclear technologies for peaceful purposes in accordance with up-to-date requirements and national interests, as well as the improvement of material and technical base in the field of nuclear technology, improvement of material and technical base of nuclear technologies and enhancing the capacity of highly qualified personnel and the expansion of research National Nuclear Research Center Closed Joint-Stock Company whose shares belong to the state was established under the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan by Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated May 8, 2014. The Charter of the Center was approved by decision of the Cabinet of Ministers dated December 3, 2014.
development of nuclear technologies for peaceful purposes in accordance with modern demand and national interests, ensuring their use;
expansion of scientific research in the field of nuclear sciences and nuclear technologies, as well as defining of current scientific and technological areas in the interests of the Republic of Azerbaijan and conducting fundamental and practical research in these areas;
improvement of material and technical base of the sphere of nuclear technologies, including nuclear research reactor, creation and development of scientific-practical and technical base of the company in accordance with national and international norms and standards;
enhancing the capacity of highly-qualified personnel in the field of nuclear science and nuclear technology, training of personnel and increasing their professional skills in accordance with the areas of activity of the Company;
implementation of cooperation with the relevant agencies of foreign countries, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and other international organizations in accordance with the directions of the activity of the Company;
participation in global scientific and scientific-technical programs, experiments and researches in the field of nuclear technology, nuclear science, including high energy physics held by the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) and other international scientific centers ;
search for stockpiles of nuclear materials in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the assessment of its potential;
expansion of opportunities of Gamma Radiation Facility for the purpose of sterilization, development of materials used in medicine, agriculture, industry and other areas, the development of materials used in the radiation method;
Participation in ongoing projects in the Republic of Azerbaijan and state programs for nuclear and radiation safety, preparation of proposals for the application of nuclear energy and providing scientific methodological support to the measures taken in this area.