JSC «SSC RIAR» is the largest research institute in Russia and the town’s major employer.

RIAR operates six nuclear research reactors, the Europe’s biggest reactor materials testing complex for PIE of the core components, fuel cycle R&D facilities, radiochemical complex and radioactive waste management facilities.

RIAR’s unique multi-field experimental facilities enable research in the key trends of Russia’s nuclear power:

  • Development and commissioning of cost-effective and reliable new generation VVER power units competitive in the world market;
  • In-pile testing and research in developing the promising structural materials for Gen IV reactors;
  • Lifetime extension for the existing water-cooled power reactors;
  • Reduction of the operating costs, enhancement of the existing NPPs effectiveness and safety;
  • Development and pilot demonstration of innovative nuclear technologies.

Rendering knowledge-intensive engineering services and transfer of the nuclear technology to other fields, including nuclear medicine and industry.





RIAR upgraded the site to produce the most important semiconductor material for the electronics industry

RIAR JSC (ROSATOM Scientific Division) has successfully upgraded the site for the silicon nuclear doping at the RBT-10/2 reactor.

23.05.2022RIAR JSC (ROSATOM Scientific Division) confirmed its status of the State Scientific Center as reported in the relevant Order of the Government of the Russian Federation. Read more...
14.04.2022A reactor vessel for multipurpose sodium-cooled fast research reactor (MBIR) was successfully delivered to RIAR JSC (ROSATOM scientific division).   Read more...