Minister of Education and Science - Mikheil Chkhenkeli held a meeting with the
head of the second major experimental / program for the European Organization
for Nuclear Research (CERN), professor Tiziano Camporesi, and the chief
physicist – Karl Aaron Jill.
During the beginning of the meeting, the guests provided the Minister with the
information on the program, in conjunction with stressing the importance of
involving young scientists in such studies. The main topic of discussion
however was the issue of Georgia becoming an associated member of CERN, which
will have a great impact on Georgian scholars. In particular, Georgian
scientists will have the opportunity to participate in CERN research and
experiments. Moreover, students of masters and PhD degrees will be involved in
various CERN research activities. The sides confirmed their readiness to
cooperate and discussed the following steps.