The Nuclear Engineering Institute (IEN) is a unit of the
National Nuclear Energy Commission (CNEN), an organ of the
Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology.
Since its foundation, in 1962, IEN has been contributing
to the national mastering of technologies in the nuclear field
and its correlates. Its scope is generating and transferring
knowledge and technology to the productive sector - public
and private - with society as its final beneficiary.
Patents publications, technology licensing, radiopharmaceuticals,
materials essays and analysis, radioactive waste collecting,
consulting and human resources formation are IEN's main products