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Prime Ministers Cameron and Nečas praise ELI as a catalyst for Czech-British co-operation

On 23.6.2011, the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, together with his Czech counterpart, Petr Nečas, paid a visit to the Prague Asterix Laser System (PALS), where they exchanged on the furthering of scientific co-operation between the Czech Republic, the UK and other members of the EU. A very significant illustration of this co-operation is the Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI), one of Europe’s most ambitious scientific projects in the last two decades.

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The ELI Beamlines project approved

On 20 April 2011, the European Commission finally approved the ELI Beamlines project. This is the first of the large projects of the Operational Programme Research and Development for Innovation (OP RDI) to be approved.

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