GoTriple's project summary
MMOTION is a support action answering the call EURATOM-Fission-2007-2.1.4 targeting a better understanding of Man-Machine-Organization in the operation of nuclear installations. The objective of MMOTION is to analyse the current situation and the future trends concerning MMO and safety related aspects, and to propose an European research road map for the period 2010-2015 to comprehensively address the recognised issues. MMOTION scientific approach will cover all the aspects of human factors. MMOTION will investigate three major themes: Human-System-Interface Design and Automation, Organizational and Cultural factors, and MMO qualitative and quantitative evaluation. Thus, the ten partners have been selected for their expertise and their representativeness of the nuclear industry. MMOTION is featuring a 2-year program with activities such as discussion panels, focussed studies, analysis, a pilot exercise, roadmapping and dissemination. During the first 8 months, MMOTION partners will work on the identification of actual issues related to MMO. Based on the results, the work will be split into three consistent themes in order to identify R&D topics to be addressed in the future. In parallel, a pilot exercise aiming to assess the feasibility of proposed new R&D approaches will be performed. During the last months, a single consolidated roadmap will constitute the main deliverable of the project. A specific management activity will ensure the coordination: methodology, consistency, overlaps between themes. Results of MMOTION will be widely disseminated thanks to a proactive communication strategy initiated early in the project. The main impacts of MMOTION will be support to European common vision in the field of MMO for nuclear, and contribution to the development and the spread of a MMO related safety culture that could, for example, facilitate new suppliers to provide appropriate products for the nuclear market.