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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 →

Re-elected members for GÉANT Board of Directors

At the General Assembly (GA) meeting held Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 November in Amsterdam, members voted to renew the terms of three members of the GÉANT Board of Directors. The GA is GÉANT’s highest governing body, in which representatives… Continue Reading →

Cathrin Stӧver appointed Vice Chair of EOSC Executive Board

GÉANT is delighted to report that Chief Collaboration Officer Cathrin Stӧver has been appointed Vice Chair of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Executive Board, announced on Friday 23 November at the launch of the EOSC during an event hosted… Continue Reading →

Technology Bank for least developed countries inaugurated in Turkey

Members of the GÉANT community often provide expertise and insight to support the creation of new programs and initiatives. In 2015 a high-level panel of 11 experts, one of whom was Dorte Olesen (at the time a GÉANT Board of… Continue Reading →

GÉANT to be at SC18 with the world’s HPC community

GÉANT is finalising preparations for its presence at SuperComputing18, billed as the world’s largest marketplace for HPC and networking professionals, attracting over 12,000 attendees annually. Held this year in Dallas, TX, the event runs from November 11-16 and GÉANT and… Continue Reading →


Augusto BURGUEÑO ARJONA is Head of the eInfrastructure and Science Cloud Unit at the Directorate C – Digital Excellence and Science Infrastructure, part of the European Commission Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology. CONNECT spoke with Augusto to… Continue Reading →

EUNIS and GÉANT sign Memorandum of Understanding on joint cooperation

EUNIS and GÉANT have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly suport the dissemination of standards, IT policies and best practices for the use of information technology in education and research. Dr Raimund Vogl, the President of EUNIS (European… Continue Reading →

DI4R2018 – Day 2 in Lisbon

DI4R2018, the third edition of the annual Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R) conference jointly organised by EOSC-hub, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and PRACE continued Wednesday (Day 2 of 3) with a packed plenary session featuring several speakers: Alexis Joly of Pl@ntNet, who… Continue Reading →

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