News & Events

R&E Networks Pick their Project Planning Team

At the March 2021 general assembly of GÉANT Association, the European R&E network collaboration, new members were elected for a key body. The GÉANT Programme Planning Committee (GPPC) will prepare project proposals for European R&E Networking and related areas under the Horizon Europe seven-year framework programme for research funding, starting with a Financial Framework Partnership Agreement (FFPA) setting out the objectives and key actions for pan-European research networking in the coming seven years.

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Erik-Jan Bos speaking at WACREN2021

"NRENs are more important then ever. Both Research & Education are global endeavors therefor NRENs should think global and act local embracing new technologies, becoming the systems integrator, creating new services and stimulate community and collaboration"

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René Buch speaks at WACREN 2021

NORDUnet CEO René Buch today joined WACREN 2021 as panelist in a session on new and emerging technologies that are shaping our societies across all disciplines,

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Save the date for NTW2021

30 November – 2 December 2021

Nordic Technical Workshop hosted by NORDUnet (NTW)

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Arctic Connect R&E Position Paper published

Arctic Connect R&E is a Northern European initiative to acquire a dedicated fiber pair through the Arctic, on the planned Arctic Connect Subsea Cable System (ACSC), bringing substantially better connectivity to the Research, Development, Innovation (RDI), and Education sectors between Europe and Asia and North America.

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KAUST to dramatically upgrade connection to NORDUnet

NORDUnet has for some years been exchanging traffic with KAUST - the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology of Saudi Arabia - through a 10 Gbps connection between Amsterdam and KAUST. This connection is set to be dramatically upgraded.

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Arctic Gateway for Research & Education

The research and education (R&E) networks of the Nordic countries are preparing for participating in the upcoming Arctic Connect Submarine Cable (ACSC) project. This will open a new, fast and short route connecting Europe and Asia in the global R&E community. Hence, NORDUnet today has signed a Letter of Intent with Cinia for a dedicated fiber pair in the Arctic Connect Submarine Cable System. The announcement was made at the virtual global telecom conference PTC’21.

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eduVPN receives French endorsement

Congratulations to DeiC

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40 Years well celebrated

A big thank you to everybody who participated in today's event of 40 years of Nordic collaboration. We are truly happy to note the great interest in the work put down by the Nordic NRENs and their efforts in proving connectivity and services to the Research and Education community. 300 registrations from 45+ different countries around the world give us confidence in our future work for a global outlook combined with our Nordic efforts.

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Celebration Details

Welcome to our 40 years anniversary event on Friday 27 November from 10.00 am – 11:30 am CET.

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