Release date: 24 April 2002
Promoter – Financial Intermediary
CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research (“CERN”)1211 Geneva 23 Switzerland
The project comprises CERN's research and development program on the Large Hadron Collider project, the next generation particle accelerator, together with its experiment apparatus (large detectors, i.e. ATLAS, CMS, ALICE and LHCb) at CERN's site near Geneva
Further advance CERN's research program into the fundamental laws of matter; replacing the Large Electron-Positron collider
Research and Development
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 300 m
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 2 500 m
The project complies with the existing national environmental legislation of the host-States. CERN has received all the necessary construction permits from the Swiss and French authorities.
In accordance with CERN's Financial Regulations
Signed - 19/12/2002
Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).