About the New Solicitation of Entities for the “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management” [Released on March 6, 2020, Updated on March 19, 2020]

The Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. is now executing the tasks of the Project Management Office for the “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management” on behalf of the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy. Now we are pleased to announce the solicitation of the subsidized project operating entities for “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management.”

Updated on March 17th
The material of “Frequently Asked Questions and Answers” was updated.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers [PDF/84KB]
The schedule of presentation evaluation was updated.

Updated on March 19th
Grant Policy for Subsidy for the Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management was updated.
Subsidized Project Link to Guidelines for the Subsidy Program
“Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Analysis and Estimation Technology for Characterization of Fuel Debris (Development of Technologies for Enhanced Analysis Accuracy and Thermal Behavior Estimation of Fuel Debris))” Guidelines for the Subsidy Program[PDF/678KB]
“Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Investigation Technology of Inside of RPV)” Guidelines for the Subsidy Program[PDF/670KB]
“Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Fuel Debris Retrieval Gradually Expanded Its Scale)” Guidelines for the Subsidy Program[PDF/712KB]
(1) Outline of Project

This project aims at supporting the technology development for decommissioning and contaminated water management measures at TEPCO Holdings’ Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, implementing those measures smoothly and improving the level of science technology in Japan. For the details of subsidy targeted projects, reference the Application Guidelines.

(2) Application Requirements

The applicants shall be private organizations, etc. which fulfill the project requirements. For the details, reference the Application Guidelines.

(3) Subsidy Targeted Expenses

The targeted expenses for the subsidy are labor cost, raw materials cost, consumables, design, manufacture and processing cost, facility and equipment cost, goods procurement cost, research cost, outsourcing cost, travel cost, rewards, rent and depreciation costs and other required cost for the project. For the details, reference the Application Guidelines.

(4) Subsidy Rate and Amount

Reference the Application Guidelines.

(5) Period of Project

Reference the Application Guidelines.

(6) Period of Solicitation

From Friday, March 6 to 10:00 am on Thursday, March 19, 2020 (the reception will be finished at 10:00 sharp.)
Please prepare the application documents carefully as insufficient paperwork may cause delay in the decision to grant the subsidy.

(7) Information Session
  • Time and Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020 13:30 ? 15:00
  • Timeline Topics
    13:30~14:00 “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Fuel Debris Retrieval Gradually Expanded Its Scale)”
    14:00~14:30 “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Investigation Technology of Inside of RPV)”
    14:30~15:00 “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Analysis and Estimation Technology for Characterization of Fuel Debris (Development of Technologies for Enhanced Analysis Accuracy and Thermal Behavior Estimation of Fuel Debris))”
  • Venue: Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. [Map]
  • How to Apply
    Please apply for the information session by email (hairo-info@ml.mri.co.jp). The deadline is 12:00 am on Wednesday, March 11.
    Please title the email subject as “Registration for Information Session of the Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management” and include the “subsidized project name to apply,” “corporate or organization name,” “name of the attendee,” “department,” “phone number,” and “email address” in the main text. Please note that we may limit the number of attendees, depending on the seating capacity of the conference room.
    For your registration:
    Since reduced infection risks to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we would welcome minimum number of attendance to the information session.
  • The information session will be held in Japanese. If any of the entities needs an interpretation to another language, please arrange for an interpreter by the entity’s own responsibility (at its own expense). In addition, if you like the information session to be held in English, please consult with us personally. When you’ll attend to the information session, we would strongly recommend wearing a face mask to avoid being spread of COVID-19.
(8) Presentation Evaluation
  • Time and Date: Thursday, March 26 and Monday, March 30
    Timeline Topics
    March 26 (After noon) “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Fuel Debris Retrieval Gradually Expanded Its Scale)”
    “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Investigation Technology of Inside of RPV)”
    March 30 (After noon) “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Analysis and Estimation Technology for Characterization of Fuel Debris (Development of Technologies for Enhanced Analysis Accuracy and Thermal Behavior Estimation of Fuel Debris))”
  • Venue:  TKP Shimbashi Conference Center [Map]
  • Note:
    Depending on the coronavirus infection situation, there may be some change arisen holding the Presentation Evaluation.
(9) How to Apply

Reference the Application Guidelines.

[Attachments]

Application Guidelines:

Guidelines for the Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Analysis and Estimation Technology for Characterization of Fuel Debris (Development of Technologies for Enhanced Analysis Accuracy and Thermal Behavior Estimation of Fuel Debris))” [PDF/678KB]

Guidelines for the Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Investigation Technology of Inside of RPV)” [PDF/670KB]

Guidelines for the Subsidy Program “Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management (Development of Technologies for Fuel Debris Retrieval Gradually Expanded Its Scale)” [PDF/712KB]

Application Forms (Form 1-6) [word/78KB]
Grant Policy for Subsidy for the Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management [PDF/311KB]
Grant Policy Forms (Form 1-15, Appendix) [word/70KB]
Subsidized Project Administration Manual [PDF/937KB]
Criteria for reviewing proposals and allocation of points [PDF/125KB]

[Reference]
The Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management Project Implementation Guidelines [PDF/229KB]
The Decommissioning and Contaminated Water Management Project Cost Subsidy Grant Guidelines [PDF/260KB]

(10) Decision of Grant of the Subsidy
  • To decide the grant of subsidy to the applicants, the third parties’ review committee for the Project of Decommissioning and Contaminated Management will be held to examine the submitted documents. Then we decide the subsidized operating entities whose proposal has been deemed to be appropriate for the grant of subsidy.
  • We announce the adopted entities on (the Web site of Management Office for the Project of Decommissionig and Contamintated Water Management) and also address the adopted entities directly.
  • Information on the decision of grant of the subsidy (adopted date, the entity adopted (granted), date of grant decision, corporation number in Japan, amount of the subsidy, etc.) will be shown on “the Corporation Information [Japanese text only]” in principle.