The Seventh Meeting of the Hyper-Kamiokande Experiment Financial Forum (HKFF) –Representatives of 15 countries participate in discussing the current status and new funding needed to start the experiment
The seventh meeting of the Hyper-Kamiokande Experiment Financial Forum (HKFF), in which 60 foreign agency representatives from 15 countries (including online participants) gathered to engage in discussion with host organizations and project members, was held at Ito International Research Center, Hongo Campus, the University of Tokyo on June 7th, 2023. HKFF has been held online since the second meeting in June 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and they had an onsite meeting for the first time in 4 years. They discussed the current status of construction and the new funding needed to start the experiment in 2027. The next day, they had the first tour of the Hyper-Kamiokande (HK) construction site in Kamioka-cho, Hida City, Gifu Prefecture.