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FIM4R releases 2nd white paper on federated identity management for research

FIM4R announced the release of its second white paper during a packed session at this year’s networking conference, TNC18. The paper represents the work of more than 20 research communities from around the world who collaborated during the past year… Continue Reading →

Box cloud content management at TNC

The Box team is attending TNC18 this week and participating in several sessions to talk about the future of collaboration and cloud content management. We’ll be reviewing our strategy, vision, and providing an overview of the product roadmap, including how… Continue Reading →

TERNET leaps barriers to global teaching and learning

Ever since 2012 when AKU, a private university charted in Tanzania with presence in other countries like Kenya, Uganda, the United Kingdom, Pakistan and Afghanistan, got connected to the Tanzania Education and Research Network (TERNET), collaboration between the university and… Continue Reading →

DI4R 2018 registration now open

Following the previous DI4R events, the conference will be an opportunity to report and discuss requirements, existing solutions and success stories that highlight the relevance of open science and its enabling building blocks. By bringing together many different stakeholders, the… Continue Reading →

How science engagers fight the ”Sneaker Net”

Are you familiar with the term Sneaker Net? If not, here is what it means: if the amount of the data you need to transfer is so large that it exceeds the capability of your computer network, you have to… Continue Reading →

Science | Business interviews Erik Huizer on the European Open Science Cloud

As Science | Business states, “The EU’s Horizon Europe plans to step up the drive to expand science cloud services in Europe.” To better understand GÉANT and the European Open Science Cloud, Science | Business spoke to GÉANT CEO Erik… Continue Reading →


The #road2tnc for the +/- 800 participants has been well captured during our Twitter campaign! Engagement levels has never been so high, proving that the photos and short videos posted were highly interesting to all Twitter followers of the hashtag… Continue Reading →

The Vietsch Foundation’s Award: Medal of Honour

In the Opening Plenary for TNC18 the Vietsch Foundation’s Medal of Honour was awarded to Ingrid Melve of Unit (the Norwegian Directorate for ICT and Joint Services in Higher Education and Research) and Licia Florio of GÉANT. Ingrid Melve, Unit … Continue Reading →

2018 GÉANT Community Award: A unanimous decision

One winner and one category triumphed at the 2018 GÉANT Community Award; this year’s awards 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 period of time’: the decision… Continue Reading →

TNC18 Welcomes a New Generation of IT Students

What better event than TNC to introduce future innovators to our community? This year GÉANT’s Future Talent Programme (FTP) continues, in close collaboration with NRENs, to enable IT students to take centre stage at TNC18. 15 bright IT students were… Continue Reading →

​GÉANT Emerging NREN Programme – Enriching the Community

This year TNC witnesses the launch of the Emerging NREN Programme, a new initiative by GÉANT – modelled on a similar successful initiative carried out by NORDUnet in the last few years – aimed at bringing professionals from European and… Continue Reading →

SINTEF’s Dr. Marie Moe opens TNC18 with heart-hacking keynote

A fascinating opening keynote by Research Scientist Dr. Marie Moe of SINTEF, Scandinavia’s largest independent research organisation, kicked off this year’s TNC – the GÉANT community’s premier annual event. Exploring the issue of medical implants that are connected to networks, and their… Continue Reading →

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