The first meeting of the Standing Committee on INFN-JINR Cooperation

News, 01 March 2013

The first meeting of the Standing Committee on Cooperation between the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN, Italy) and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research was held on 22 February 2013 in the Dzhelepov Laboratory of Nuclear Problems of JINR. On the Italian side, the meeting was attended by Representatives of INFN and the Italian Embassy in Russia; on the JINR side – by members of the JINR Directorate and representatives of laboratories: DLNP, FLNR, BLTP and VBLHEP.

Members of the INFN delegation made presentations on research in various areas of particle physics, nuclear physics and INFN applied research. JINR Director and representatives of JINR laboratories also gave overviews of the JINR activities, which are interesting for cooperation. The Committee identified the prospects of cooperation between the two research centers.

In the frames of the INFN-JINR framework agreement, which was previously signed, an agreement on cooperation between INFN (Section in Pisa) and JINR was signed during the meeting.