Geneva, 17 October 1995. On 17 October the third industrial exhibition, "Holland at CERN1" was officially opened by Dr R.J. van Duinen, President of the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). In his opening speech he encouraged scientific organisations such as CERN* to take full advantage of industry's ability to design and invent new processes and equipment stressing that the purpose of the "Holland at CERN" exhibition was not simply to sell equipment, but to establish an efficient cross-fertilisation between fundamental science and industry.
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Geneva, 12 September 1995. The importance of fundamental research for the technological strength of a nation was underlined by Ministerial-dirigent Dr Hans C. Eschelbacher in his address at the inauguration of the 6th German Technology exhibition "Germany at CERN1 '95" on 12 September. Dr Eschelbacher explained; "Efficiency in science is a source of Germany's innovative ability and thus of its future. Without scientific progress, it will not be possible to master the economic, cultural, social and political challenges facing our society."
Geneva, 12 July 1995. On 8 March, UK Science Minister David Hunt opened CERN1's 'World-Wide Web Days', a conference designed to give journalists, educators and communication experts a practical introduction to this new telecommunications revolution.
Geneva, 12 July 1995. Japan's Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (Monbusho), announced on May 10 that it would help to finance the construction of CERN1's next particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). This announcement follows the visit of a CERN delegation, led by Director-General Prof. Christopher Llewellyn Smith to Japan in March 1995. The Japanese Minister of Monbusho, Mr.
Geneva, 23 June 1995. The CERN1 Council, where the representatives of the 19 Member States of the Organization decide on scientific programmes and financial resources, held its 102nd session on 23 June under the chairmanship of Prof. Hubert Curien (F).