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From farm to table: the Sweeper robot has got your peppers covered

Let us introduce you to the Sweeper! A robot that autonomously roams a greenhouse, ‘eye-balls’ sweet peppers to check if they have reached optimal ripeness, and then plucks them off the plant and places them in a vat – all… Continue Reading →

Research communities ‘plug in’ to AARC expertise to benefit their users

A great step forward has been taken by research communities that are implementing an Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructure (AAI) that complies with the blueprint architecture and policy recommendations produced by the AARC project. A very ‘hands-on’ event combined training and… Continue Reading →

Listen to data collected on planet Mars: sonification and more at SC18

Data sonification: the translation of data and scientific information into sound. That’s right, you can listen to data! Watch the interview in the video below where Domenico Vicinanza (GÉANT & Anglia Ruskin University) and Genevieve Williams (University of Exeter) explain this process… Continue Reading →

Supporting sustainable water management in Central Asia

Central Asia’s growing population, arid lowland ecosystems, agriculture and hydropower are dependent on headwaters of the Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers. Concerns related to climate change, epitomised by glacier retreat and precipitation fluctuations, as well as to the cumulative… Continue Reading →

Participate in EaPEC 2018: lightning talks, posters, registration – open!

Policy makers, research managers and experts on networking, cultural heritage, and high-performance computing for research and education and anyone interested in exploring the EaPEC 2018 conference topics are invited to participate in this year’s Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference. Registration is… Continue Reading →

High-level agreement promises stronger cooperation between Azerbaijani and European science and education institutions

A high-level agreement was signed on 22 June 2018, strengthening the cooperation of Azerbaijan’s higher education institutions with European science and education institutions. The signing took place during a meeting to present the Eastern Partnership Connect (EaPConnect) project and its… Continue Reading →

TNC18 pushes the bar ever higher

TNC18’s packed schedule of sessions came to an end on Wednesday 13 June, in what was a record year for TNC. A record year? TNC18 by numbers As we look back over TNC18 there are too many highlights to list, so… Continue Reading →

​GÉANT publishes 2017 Annual Report

We are proud to announce the publication of the GÉANT Association 2017 annual report, highlighting the diverse activities and many achievements of our membership organisation. In what has been – and continues to be – a very busy time for… Continue Reading →

Value of R&E connectivity and collaboration highlighted in high-level Moldova visit

The importance to Moldovan research and education of international collaboration and of research and education networks – in particular RENAM and GÉANT – was highlighted in recent high-level meetings in Chisinau. Dr. Leonie Schäfer, Senior Manager Global Liason at the… Continue Reading →

One AAI platform to support Life Science researchers

GÉANT, EGI and EUDAT joined forces to deliver an AARC Blueprint-compliant authentication and authorisation infrastructure to support all the 13 life science initiatives that cluster in the CORBEL project. The solution proposed by the three e-infrastructures is being piloted in… Continue Reading →

Collaboration opportunities and new faces at marcomms community group

Agreements to explore collaborations with other community groups was a key outcome of the meeting held by the GÉANT special interest group on marketing communications (SIG-Marcomms) in Finland on 13-15 March. With a varied and full agenda that covered big… Continue Reading →

Israel launches Inter-University Cloud Forum

On February 14, 2018 the first meeting of a new Inter-University Cloud Forum was held at IUCC. Fifteen IT staff from Israel’s universities gathered for a working meeting to discuss cloud computing. The meeting was led by Eyal Estrin, IUCC’s… Continue Reading →

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