Head of Rosatom Alexey Likhachev visited JINR

News, 28 March 2023

On 27 March 2023, a programme of the visit of the Director General of the State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom” included a work meeting with the JINR Directorate and a tour of the scientific infrastructure of the Institute.

Alexey Likhachev visited the site of the NICA Megascience Project, at which he became acquainted with the construction of the collider and the MPD Facility. In addition, the Head of Rosatom visited the DC-280 Cyclotron, a key facility of the Superheavy Element Factory. Participants of the meeting at the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions discussed the development of cooperation between JINR and Rosatom on a number of joint projects.

The State Corporation “Rosatom” and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research signed a cooperation agreement in 2019. The partnership agreement covers the cooperation on a number of leading scientific projects, including the development of the NICA Accelerator Complex, the Superheavy Element Factory, the use of the IBR-2 Pulsed Reactor, and the development of a new pulsed reactor facility in Dubna.