DG Energy has commissioned a study to review and evaluate national radon action plans established in EU Member States according to the requirements in Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom – the BSS Directive – focusing on the practical implementation of these action plans. The project shall assist the European Commission in assessing compliance of the practical implementation of radon action plans with the requirements of the BSS Directive.

Overall objective of EU-RAP 

The overall objective of the EU-RAP project is to independently review and assess in detail the establishment of national radon action plans in EU Member States (MS) and the United Kingdom (UK) according to the requirements laid down in Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom – the BSS Directive – with a particular focus on the practical implementation of the actions defined in these action plans.  The review and evaluation will be undertaken in close collaboration with radon stakeholders and the EU-RAP Reference Group. 

The tasks and methods which will be used in the project are shown in the Figure below.

EU-RAP tasks and methods


SCK CEN in Belgium is leading the consortium which includes Merience in Spain and SURO in the Czech Republic.


The study started in December 2020 and will have a duration of 2 years. A final workshop open to any interested person will be organised in September 2022.


Further information and contacts from the study:

Tanja Perko: tanja.perko@sckcen.be

Meritxell Martell: meritxell.martell@merience.eu

Ivana Fojtikova: ivana.fojtikova@suro.cz