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Faster connectivity between Asia and Europe for research and education

A new secure 100Gbps link is set to boost research and education collaboration between Asia Pacific region and Europe with shorter, faster, cheaper connectivity. An international consortium of six research and education (R&E) networks, including AARNet (Australia), GÉANT (Europe), NORDUnet… Continue Reading →

The Vietsch Foundation awards the 2019 medal of honour to Claudio Allocchio

The Vietsch Foundation awards the 2019 medal of honour to Claudio Allocchio, senior technical officer for advanced applications and security areas at GARR, the Italian Research and Education Network. Submitted by John DyerClick here to read the full article

TNC19 opens with a focus on how technology can help society

Keynote speakers Siim Sikkut and Linnar Viik today opened TNC19, and in so doing kicked off the GÉANT community’s annual conference held this year in Tallinn, Estonia. Their joint talk focused on efforts to strengthen the Estonian Society with Technology…. Continue Reading →

Mapping the global R&E community

GÉANT’s global map has become something of an icon over the years! It has illustrated very well not only how R&E data moves from one country to another, but how networking has evolved as the global community has grown. And… Continue Reading →

New look CONNECT magazine launched at TNC19

The latest issue of CONNECT is now available, with an updated look and layout – that we hope you like and find easier to navigate through the clearly marked sections. In this packed TNC19 issue we feature interviews with: Director-General… Continue Reading →

GÉANT Community Award 2019: Transforming the Community

One winner and one category triumphed at the 2019 GÉANT Community Award. This year’s award panel had no hesitation in selecting the successful nominee in the category ‘impactful contributors to the GÉANT project or wider community activities over a sustained… Continue Reading →

Open access to scientific data: good prospects for Eastern Partnership countries

Is it possible to make research and data more accessible? The Open Science movement is devoted to this and is becoming increasingly widespread. In Europe, this dissemination is supported by the OpenAIRE project. The project and what opportunities it offers… Continue Reading →

21 years of attending TNC – next stop Tallinn #road2tnc

By Cathrin Stöver The first TNC I ever attended took place in Dresden, in 1998. I had been at GÉANT (then DANTE) for about 10 months and I was responsible for our stand, showcasing TEN-34, the pan European R&E network,… Continue Reading →

TNC19: Good times.. good times..

Anyone familiar with ‘Good Times’ by the Persuasions? That’s exactly the song that comes to mind when we think about this year’s social events at TNC! Tallinn promises to be a creative, relaxed, inspiring and beautiful city and we are… Continue Reading →

Show us your #road2tnc!

It’s almost that time of the year again! You must be busy preparing, packing, making arrangements for your pets, explaining to your family where you’re going this time for the most exciting conference of the year… and so on. Like… Continue Reading →

In The Field: subscribe to the newsletter at TNC19 and win a portable bluetooth speaker!

Don’t miss a great opportunity to get impactful stories of R&E networks from around the world straight to your inbox! Subscribe to the In the Field newsletter by 16:00 UTC on Thursday, 20 June to enter into a draw for… Continue Reading →

Call for Proposals: lightning talks, demos, posters at EaPEC 2019

If you have a bright idea that you’d like to share with policy makers, research managers and experts on networking, cultural heritage, and high-performance computing for research and education in Eastern Partnership countries, the EaPEC 2019 conference is a great… Continue Reading →

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