The minister was welcomed by the director of the Instute of Physics Michael Prouza. The beginning of his visit was devoted to the presentation of the ELI scientific mission presented by the ELI Beamlines manager Roman Hvezda and was followed by presentations of the laser centre HiLASE and the Central Bohemia region.
In short discussion, it was told about successful Czech-Israeli cooperation and Minister Akunis expressed the hope that the Czech-Israeli cooperation will continue also within the centers ELI and HiLASE.
Afterwards, the delegation visited the ELI and HiLASE laser and experimental halls. They tried the virtual reality of ELI experimental halls as well.