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The CONNECT Interview: Director-General Jean-Eric Paquet, European Commission

Jean-Eric Paquet is Director-General for the European Commission’s DG for Research and Innovation (DG RTD). This European Commission department is responsible for EU policy on research, science and innovation, with a view to help create growth and jobs and tackle… Continue Reading →

TNC19: Martin Bech’s pictures

For many years now, Martin Bech (Head of NREN at DeiC) has chronicled TNC in his own inimitable style, with pictures before and during the conference, giving a personal account of the conference as seen by Martin. Interesting not just… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

eduTEAMS – Managing virtual teams made easy

eduTEAMS enables researchers, students and other members of the research and education community to create and manage virtual teams, and securely access and share common resources and services – using federated identities from eduGAIN and other trusted Identity Providers. The… Continue Reading →

Introducing the GN4-3 and GN4-3N Projects

January 2019 saw the start of the GN4-3 and GN4-3N projects, the final stage in the existing Framework Partnership Agreement that began with GN4-1 in May 2015. The new projects follow on from successful GN4-2 (May 2016 to December 2018)… Continue Reading →

Latest issue of CONNECT now available

The latest issue of CONNECT – the magazine from the GÉANT community – is out now! The focus of this edition is on Impact! How do we as the GÉANT community impact science, change the world or even people’s lives?… Continue Reading →

GÉANT’s online presence expands with impact.geant.org

Want to see the impact GÉANT and our NREN partners have on research and education? Our new impact website impact.geant.org aims to quickly and simply highlight some of the amazing projects supported by GÉANT and our NREN partners – in an accessible… Continue Reading →

GÉANT at ICT 2018 with Europe’s ICT leaders

ICT 2018 takes place this week in Vienna from 4-6 December 2018, and GÉANT has been invited to exhibit in the EC Village, showcasing the positive impact of GÉANT and our NREN partners on the research and innovation community. This… Continue Reading →

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