Nine procurement items allocated to Korea for ITER construction are produced in a timely manner to secure core technologies for commercialization of nuclear fusion through technology development related to procurement and non-delivery products. By participating in operation and dispatching personnel to the ITER, KFE is contributing to the training of fusion energy specialists.
Design, manufacture, and deliver in a timely manner the nine packages allocated to Korea. Systemize management for the acquisition of core fusion technology. Train specialists through participation in the construction and operation of the ITER. Serve as the Korean agency responsible for cooperation with the ITER organization and participating parties.
Procurement accords reached on seven of nine procurement items. One item supplied in accordance with the ITER construction schedule (Oct. 2018) Korea was the first country to successfully complete supply of the ITER 'superconducting conductor' (Dec. 2014) KFE awarded 115 types of overseas procurements (valued at 576.1 billion won) for the ITER organization and participating countries. (Oct. 2018) Sixty-one fusion specialists, who play central roles in the ITER construction, dispatched to the ITER organization. They include a ITER DDG and senior figures who were responsible for technology development and tokamak construction (Oct. 2018).