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Cloud computing for cassava preservation? Say hello to KENET VLab

Cassava is extensively cultivated as an annual crop and serves as a major staple food in the developing world, providing a basic diet for over half a billion people. Despite being one of the most drought-tolerant crops capable of growing on… Continue Reading →

Winter wonderland for TF-CSIRT 56

TF-CSIRT hosted its 56th meeting and its traditional joint January meeting with the FIRST Regional Symposium, in Tallinn, Estonia. Despite the snow, we welcomed more than 260 participants to talk all things incident response. The full programme and presentations from… Continue Reading →

The Internet of Humans: Open Calls launched for NGI grants

The Next Generation Internet initiative is designed to create an internet of humans, that responds to our fundamental needs, including trust, security and inclusion. GÉANT is a project partner in the recently announced NGI_Trust grants and encourages applications to the… Continue Reading →

ABLE Summit 2019: digital accessibility in higher education

ABLE (Accessibility for a Bolder Learning Experience) is an initiative by the Office of Information Technology (IT) in collaboration with the Student Affairs Accessible Education Office at the American University of Beirut (AUB) to open the doors of higher education… Continue Reading →

Success and crisis: preparation is key for the marketing communications community group

How can success be measured in marketing communications? And when disaster strikes, how can communications contribute to a successful recovery? The GÉANT Special Interest Group on Marketing Communications (SIG-Marcomms) explored these topics, GDPR around events, webinars and more during a… Continue Reading →

Scientific communities in Europe and China to benefit from additional high-speed intercontinental link

Collaborative scientific research between Europe and China is set to be further boosted by an additional 10G of inter-regional connectivity which has just entered service. Jointly tendered and contracted by GÉANT and CSTNET, the Chinese science network, the new circuit… Continue Reading →

WACREN2019 – Register now!

The West and Central African Research and Education Network invites you to the WACREN2019 conference! Register now to attend the conference held in Accra, Ghana this year, to learn more about the developments of NRENs, connectivity, tools and services in West… Continue Reading →

RerBenin connects to the WACREN backbone

RerBenin, NREN of the Republic of Benin becomes the latest member to join the AfricaConnect2 project, to connect to the WACREN backbone and services. This membership will interconnect universities and research centres, access of students and teachers to a high-speed… Continue Reading →

CESNET e-infrastructure conference

More than 350 participants came to see not only lectures but also technological demonstrations at CESNET’s two-day e-Infrastructure Conference, which was held last week. In the plenary session we have invited two foreign speakers – Andres Dudler from Switch and… Continue Reading →

IoT solution may help in the treatment of obese children

Global rates of childhood obesity have jumped dramatically in the past four decades. Obese children are likely to become obese adults, putting them at risk of serious health problems. In Brazil, to help break this vicious cycle, an Internet of… Continue Reading →

PRACE: Europe’s supercomputing infrastructure relies on GÉANT

Testing treatments on the human heart, without putting patients at risk? Mission possible! Through computer simulation, 3D modelling, the power of HPC, and a dedicated network, PRACE & GÉANT allow for faster development of new medicines, treatments, tools, products and… Continue Reading →

CESNET’s experts have published a book about Cybersecurity

The book ‘CyberSecurity’ deals with cybersecurity over the course of five hundred pages. The premise is the principles that should be followed by anyone who uses information and communication technologies. The book’s primary author is Jan Kolouch, a specialist in… Continue Reading →

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