SURO is a public research institution and technical support organisation in radiation protection
founded by State Office for Nuclear Safety (SONS). SURO providing SONS with research, expertise,
methodologies and coordinates the main part of Czech radiation monitoring network. SURO is divided
into four departments: Emergency Planning and Response, Radiation Monitoring Laboratory, Natural
Radiation Exposure and Medical Exposure, SURO performs R&D in all these branches of radiation
protection including epidemiology research. SURO is an accredited laboratory in radioactivity
measurements and training places for IAEA trainees, member of NERIS, participates in EURADOS and
MELODI. SURO is the Project Manager for the national radiation protection research programme on
behalf of State Office for Nuclear Safety.
Role in the project
SURO participates in WP2 SRA and WP5 Stakeholder Involvement and Communication in Radiation
Protection Research, particularly group in radon prone areas and emergency.