Delegation of Management Company of Special Economic Zone “Dubna” visited JINR

News, 10 June 2021

On 9 June, a delegation of the Management Company of the Special Economic Zone “Dubna” headed by Director General Anton Afanasiev visited JINR. The programme of the event included a visit to the VBLHEP site and acquaintance with the objects of the NICA mega-science project under construction.

In the VBLHEP Conference Hall, JINR Director Academician Grigory Trubnikov introduced the guests to the history of the creation of the international scientific centre, key achievements of the Institute, and the multidisciplinary research programme, including the work progress in the creation of the NICA collider. The JINR Director also spoke about the capabilities of the new LIT computing complex, the Superheavy Element Factory, the programme of cooperation with the Rosatom State Corporation.

Taking into account mutual interest, Grigory Trubnikov expressed his wish to expand cooperation between JINR and technological companies of the Special Economic Zone “Dubna”.

On 22 April 2021, JINR and the SEZ “Dubna” signed a cooperation agreement. The document includes the introduction of applied scientific research of the Institute in industrial, medical, and other technical developments, mutual scientific and technical help, and the use of the infrastructure and human resources of the parties to increase the efficiency of innovation activities.