Posiva Oy from Finland is a nuclear waste management company whose main task is the disposal of the spent nuclear fuel of the owners' nuclear power plants. Posiva carries out a research, development and technical design programme for disposal in Underground Rock Characterisation Facility called ONKALO. It will be in charge of the disposal facility in Olkiluoto, Finland. Posiva has over 110 employees, with over 50 specialists engaged in research, development and technical design for an environmentally acceptable disposal solution. Posiva's programme brings together the resources of Finnish research institutes, universities and consulting and contracting companies.