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GÉANT and TEIN*CC sign new MoU

Erik Huizer (CEO GÉANT) and Hye-Joo Yoon (President TEIN*CC) signed a partnership agreement last week at TNC18, reaffirming their commitment to strengthening cooperation in support of research and education communities across Europe and Asia-Pacific.   Erik Huizer commented: “The relationship between… Continue Reading →

TechCARE: meet Lebanon’s NREN

In 2016, with support from GÉANT and the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN), the American University of Beirut (AUB) secured access to the global R&E network fabric by allocating 10 Mbps of its existing internet bandwidth to an… Continue Reading →

3rd Central Asian networking conference will take to the stage in Dushanbe

Following two previous successful editions, CRNC – the CAREN Regional Networking Conference –  has established itself as the annual gathering of the research and education networking community across Central Asia and neighbouring regions. CRNC2018 The EU-funded Central Asian regional CAREN… Continue Reading →

Monitoring dust storms to give asthma sufferers a breather

Just last Wednesday, a ‘freak’ dust storm ripped through northern India, killing over 100 people, toppling homes and trees and leaving hundreds without electricity. Besides causing injury and death through falling trees or debris or through mass motorway pile-ups, dust… Continue Reading →

Gastric cancer specialists discuss clinical cases in a remote session – with an Ambassador among them

Cancer patients are more likely to survive with early diagnosis and appropriate treatment. However, geographic remoteness and lack of specialised resources often prevent access to this vital lifeline. Extending and improving patient care is at the very heart of telemedicine,… Continue Reading →

Michael Foley: championing NREN development across the world

For all of his career Michael Foley has been an enthusiastic explorer of how ICT can increase education’s effectiveness and accessibility. As Lead Distance Learning Specialist with the World Bank in Washington DC, Michael became a champion of research and education (R&E)… Continue Reading →

Deadline extension for EYR India-Europe proposals: now 7 February 2018

Are you a researcher in India looking to collaborate with European research centres or universities? Or are you a European researcher aiming to collaborate with peers in India? Then the Enlighten your Research program (EYR-India2Europe) is just made for you!… Continue Reading →

Central Asia vital part of Eurasian knowledge belt

Representatives of the Central Asian and Asian R&E and NREN communities gathered on 13-14 December in Tashkent, Uzbekistan for the 2nd TEIN-CAREN Workshop. Hosted by Tashkent University of Information Technologies (TUIT), the workshop offered an ideal platform to explore new… Continue Reading →

Registration for APAN45 now open!

The 45th Asia Pacific Advanced Network (APAN45) Meeting will take place 25-29 March 2018 in the vibrant city of Singapore. Hosted by Singapore Advanced Research and Education Network (SingAREN), APAN45 offers an ideal platform for the Asia-Pacific R&E and NREN… Continue Reading →

First 100G international R&E 
“backbone” network in Asia and across the Pacific

To enable ground-breaking research using high-performance computing and other advanced networking applications, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore have completed a high-speed 100G research and education circuit which enables the completion of a new ring network, the Asia Pacific Ring (APR),… Continue Reading →

Asi@Connect drives Thai participation in LHC experiments

Thai particle physics researchers at Suranaree University of Technology (SUT) in Nakhon Ratchasima are participating actively in LHC experiments through the pan-Asian TEIN high-speed research network, sharing their resources and working seamlessly across borders. To achieve this international collaboration, the… Continue Reading →

AfricaConnect2 and EUMEDCONNECT3 take to the stage at HQ of League of Arab States

The headquarters of the League of Arab States in Cairo – a palatial setting usually reserved for heads of state – opened its doors at the beginning of December to host the 7th edition of ASREN’s flagship event e-AGE 2017…. Continue Reading →

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