National Radiation Protection Institute

Organisation name: National Radiation Protection Institute

Acronym: SURO

Country: CZ

Participant No.: 5

The National Radiation Protection Institute (SURO) is a public research institute and a technical support organisation established by the State Office for Nuclear Safety (SONS) continuing in its long-lasting tradition of the Institute of Radiation Hygiene since 1966. SURO performs research and provides a technical support in areas of radiation protection and nuclear safety in order to protect people and the environment against harmful effects of ionizing radiation utilizing special expertise, competency and technical capabilities, including special designed laboratories and advanced measurement methods and techniques. SURO conducts research projects and provides public services focused on public, medical and occupational exposures to man-made and natural sources of ionizing radiation.