Total budget: 4 million Eur. At the beginning of 2018, Lithuania became an Associate Member State of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Lithuania is participating in large scale research collaborations as well as participate in CERN governance by sending representatives to the CERN Council and its committee’s meetings. New collaboration contracts and research projects being implemented.
Main covered research areas are related to high-energy physics and particle detectors. R&D concerns with big data acquisition, Higgs precision studies, multivariate classifiers, semiconductor pixelated particle detectors, standard model and beyond the standard model physics, top quark studies.