Government of Romania

01/13/2022 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/14/2022 02:10

Prime Minister Nicolae- Ionel Ciucă visited 'Horia Hulubei' National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering(IFIN-HH)

Prime Minister Nicolae- Ionel Ciucă paid a working visit to the "Horia Hulubei" National Institute for R&D in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH). On this visit, Prime Minister was accompanied by Minister of Investment and European Projects Dan Vîlceanu, Minister of Economy Florin Spătaru, and Secretary of State at the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digitalization Iulian Popescu.

Prime Minister visited the institute's logistical facilities, experiment rooms and laboratories under the Extreme Light Infrastructure Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP) project.

Discussions were held with representatives of the institute management and the ELI-NP project, representatives of the Presidential Administration, MPs, local administration and academic officials.

The current state of the project implementation was presented and necessary solutions for meeting the ELI-NP project deadline were discussed. A meeting of the Interinstitutional Committee on the ELI-NP project will be held for this purpose.

At the same time, the discussions focused on closer collaboration between the research community, academic milieu and the private sector. The common goal is to capitalize on research projects in the commercial sector as well, an approach that will bring economic and social benefits.