A consortium of research institutes and universities have initiated a project to demonstrate the safety benefits of molten salt reactors. The program is called SAMOFAR: Safety Assessment of the Molten Salt Fast Reactor.
Involved in the project are the TU Delft (Netherlands), The National Center for Scientific Research (France), and the European Commission’s Joint Research Center in Brussels.
Daretothink will soon come with a full coverage of this European initiative.
For now, read this article by Technology Review.