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Releasing the power of AI in Belarusian biomedical imaging

Dr Kovalev and his team specialise in the use of Biomedical Image Analysis and Deep Learning technologies in medical diagnosis and treatment. But the use of large amounts of personal medical data involved in the training of Deep Neural Networks… Continue Reading →

New record for SURFconext: more than 5.2 million logins in first lecture week

In the first week of the new academic year SURFconext reached a new record again. Last week more than 5.2 million logins occurred through SURFconext – an increase of more than 42 percent compared to the previous record week in… Continue Reading →

Research traffic goes live on Indigo subsea cable system

AARNet, Australia’s Academic and Research Network, today announced the launch of live high-bandwidth services delivering more than one Terabit per second for research and education on the AARNet spectrum of the new Indigo subsea cable system connecting Sydney, Perth and… Continue Reading →

CloudSigma joins the initial voucher program of the OCRE project

CloudSigma is thrilled to announce that the company was selected as a cloud partner for the initial phase of the OCRE project. CloudSigma has been chosen as a service provider for the voucher program by OCRE’s coordinator, GÉANT. GÉANT is Europe’s… Continue Reading →

An invitation to the 2nd NRENs Educational Technologies Workshop – 4-5 November

Would you like to join GÉANT and the educational expert group to help create a space for NRENs’ collaboration in educational technologies?  Here’s what will happen, step by step: there will be a call for topics, then a topics discussion… Continue Reading →

Dramatic housing transformation in sub-Saharan Africa revealed

For the first time researchers have succeeded in providing an accurate assessment of urban and rural housing quality in sub-Saharan Africa. By using sophisticated Big Data based geospatial software they have revealed a remarkable development: Between 2000 and 2015 housing with… Continue Reading →

New Board of Directors for GRNET – National Infrastructures for Research and Technology SA

The kick-off meeting of GRNET’s new board of Directors, appointed by the Minister of State and Digital Governance, marks the launch of a new era for the National Infrastructures for Research and Technology SA, the former ‘Greek Research and Technology… Continue Reading →

10th Customer Empowered Fibre Networks workshop held by CESNET

The 10th CEF (Customer Empowered Fibre) Networks workshop was held last week by CESNET. 46 representatives from research networking institutions from nearly all continents met to discuss their experience in designing, promoting and operating innovative and progressive CEF Networks, and… Continue Reading →

South East Europe and GN4-3: the next phase!

On 4 September, whilst summer was still in full bloom in Athens, the Greek NREN GRNET was not on holiday! In fact, they welcomed the South East Europe NREN Directors meeting to support collaboration and enhance GÉANT services take-up within… Continue Reading →

Finnish researchers develop robot reporters

Researchers from the University of Helsinki have already developed Valtteri, a news bot that has written more than 750.000 news articles on the 2017 Finnish Municipal election results, in Finnish, Swedish and English. Valtteri is part of the Immersive Automation… Continue Reading →

From business innovation and network re-invention to Future Internet

In July 2019 the SWITCH SDN Community invited its members to share expertise, project reports and prospective proposals about SDN (software-defined networking). This time, in addition to the always-inventive networking approaches, we also had talks on: digital innovation, business transformation… Continue Reading →

CSIRT development in Asia – contributing to a safer cyber space in Asia-Pacific

It is almost exactly two years since a CSIRT in Asia meeting and an Introduction to TRANSITS course was organised for the very first time at APAN44 meeting in China. On this occasion the need for similar meetings and affordable… Continue Reading →

Let’s talk about the Trust & Identity Mentorship Programme

The Trust & Identity Mentorship (TIM) programme aims to bring together early career researchers and subject matter experts with the objective to pioneer and prototype new ideas in the Trust & Identity (T&I) field. The programme is a collaboration between… Continue Reading →

LITNET XXIV Conference: the Lithuanian annual review

The last week of August has a special place in LITNET’s calendar. In the same week, for the past 24 years, specialists from all LITNET technical centres have gathered at our annual conference to share their achievements and shape their… Continue Reading →

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