A visit of the Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary

News, 05 December 2011

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Hungary to RF Ishtvan Iyedyarto and Science and Technology Attaché of the Hungarian Embassy Dr. Árpád Erdéiy visited JINR on 30 November 2011.

The guests were welcomed at the JINR Directorate by Acting Director V.A. Matveev, Vice-Directors M.G. Itkis and R. Lednický and Deputy Chief Scientific Secretary D.V.Kamanin.

V.A. Matveev informed the guests about the major directions of JINR activities. The Director emphasized a big contribution of Hungarian scientists in formation and development of JINR.

During the visit the delegation visited the Veksler and Baldin Laboratory of High Energy Physics, where the guests were acquainted with the Nuclotron facility and the future project NICA/MPD. The guests visited the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions and got acquainted with experiments on synthesis and chemistry of super-heavy elements, and also the guests were shown the cyclotron complex IC-100 for production of track membranes. At the Dzhelepov Laboratory of Nuclear Problems the guests were acquainted with medical beam, innovative development in the areas of matrix detectors for computer and positional-emission tomographs of the next generation and with a joint project together with Belgian company IBA – the cyclotron for proton therapy С235-V3.

Following the results of the meeting a number of possible areas of cooperation were defined, including designation of possible interest of JINR to products of Hungarian high-technology companies. The guests showed their interest in JINR innovative activities and to JINR educational programmes. In relation to the discussed range of issues resumes of “JINR Days in Hungary”  which were held in Budapest in 2008 remain relevant. In conclusion, the Hungarian guests highly appreciated achievements and plans of development of JINR and implied a promise of support to JINR initiative aimed at activation of cooperation.