OF INTEREST: Tony Donné appointed EUROfusion programme manager

On April 23 the General Assembly of European Fusion Research Units appointed Tony Donné as Programme Manager for the consortium EUROfusion, which is currently being set up. EUROfusion is to succeed the European Fusion Development Agreement (EFDA) as the umbrella organisation of Europe’s fusion research laboratories. With fusion energy, scientists from dozens of European institutes and universities are working to recreate the power source in the heart of the sun as a sustainable energy source on Earth. At the moment, Tony Donné is head of the fusion physics theme at the Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research (DIFFER). Starting 2 June, he will manage EUROfusion’s excecution of the European Fusion Roadmap, which aims to realise commercial energy from fusion.

Read the announcement on DIFFER website.