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11 April | 2018
GÉANT confirms Erik Huizer as CEO
GÉANT is delighted to confirm Erik Huizer in his role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) following his appointment in July 2017 on an interim basis.
19 January | 2018
West and Central Africa connects to the global R&E network to unleash its potential
The EU-funded AfricaConnect2 project has just announced that, following the tender call to connect West and Central (W&C) Africa back in June 2016, GÉANT has awarded a 15-year contract to MainOne for connectivity services.
12 December | 2017
AfricaConnect2 and EUMEDCONNECT3 take to the stage at HQ of League of Arab States
e-AGE 2017 took place on 3-4 December in the palatial setting of the Headquarters of the League of Arab States (LAS) in Cairo.
05 December | 2017
TNC18 Early bird registration NOW open
‘Intelligent Networks, Cool Edges?’ is the theme of TNC18, the largest networking conference for research and education.
11 October | 2017
New look “In The Field” blog unveiled – bookmark this site!
Check out the revampled blog site with fascinating stories about how R&E networks advance knowledge and discovery.
05 October | 2017
Join us at TNC18: Shape the Future of Research and Education!
We are delighted to announce that the Call for Proposals for TNC18 is NOW OPEN. This year, the title of the leading conference for research and education in Europe is 'Intelligent networks, cool edges?'.
03 October | 2017
Jordan back on the global R&E map thanks to EUMEDCONNECT3
Last week the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) announced the upgrade of its dedicated link from Amman, Jordan, to its PoP in London, from 155 Mbps to 1 Gbps.
19 January | 2017
Eastern Mediterranean spurred on by EUMEDCONNECT3 project extension and Lebanon capacity upgrade
The year has started well for the NREN and user community across the Eastern Mediterranean thanks to a three-year extension of the EU-funded EUMEDCONNECT3 project, which supports international R&E connectivity for the region.
14 October | 2016
Empowering network engineers around the world: GÉANT and NSRC renew partnership
GÉANT and network engineering training provider NSRC have recently signed a new MoU to further expand joint activities in support of technical capacity building in emerging regions.
29 July | 2016
Tender to accelerate international connectivity in Northern Africa now open!
Supplier companies wishing to participate in the AfricaConnect2 tender for re-establishing and upgrading international connectivity across North Africa will need to register at the GÉANT procurement portal at www.geant-procurement.net to access the tender documents and description.
16 May | 2016
ASREN connection opens door to global high-speed connectivity for Middle East science hub
Via its dedicated link from Amman to its PoP in London, the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) has recently connected SESAME
29 April | 2016
1 May 2016 marks next phase in GÉANT Project
GN4-2 is a 32-month project beginning 1 May 2016 and ending 31 December 2018. As part of the GÉANT2020 Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA), it is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020, the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020).
28 April | 2016
Major boost for EU-Algerian science collaborations through first AfricaConnect2 connection
International connectivity available to Algeria’s scientists, academics and students has recently been upgraded from 622Mbps to 2.5Gbps by networking organisation GÉANT and its regional partner ASREN.
15 February | 2016
Lebanon connects to GÉANT
Lebanon has recently joined the global R&E networking community and accelerated efforts to establish its own NREN - eduroam is driving the force behind it.
25 January | 2016
GÉANT partners up with Union for the Mediterranean to support the digital economy in the Mediterranean
GÉANT has recently been given official recognition by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) of its role in R&E networking.
EUMEDCONNECT3 is funded by the European Union