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Patagonia Project connects southern tip of continent with R&E Networks

Other Technology RedCLARA (Latin America) REUNA (Chile)

This initiative aims to transform the Southern Macrozone region of Chile into a hub for global development and research.

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Portugal: preserving the value of Wikipedia

Digital Humanities Knowledge Exchange FCT | FCCN (Portugal)

Arquivo.pt collected all the pages referenced in Portuguese Wikipedia articles, resulting in a new collection containing 12 million files with their links preserved.

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Migrating birds turn Finns into citizen scientists

Biodiversity Climate Science Environment CSC (Finland)

Thousands of citizens in Finland have responded to a call to report their observations of migrating birds. So far, approximately 3.7 million recordings were submitted.

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Welcome to the world of research & education networks

National and regional research & education networks, traverse our planet, providing ultra high-speed connectivity and tailor-made services that underpin scientific discovery, foster global collaborations and unlock access to education. This blog features fascinating stories from around the world about people and projects empowered by these networks to make a difference.

Why research & education networks?

Supporting cutting-edge volumetric video-based performance

Research and education networks in the Asia Pacific collaborated to provide the ‘SuperSpeed’ network to deliver an interactive live volumetric video performance between Sydney and Tokyo at SIGGRAPH Asia 2023.

Breakthrough in detection of photons

Observation of processes inside live cells, optical communication in deep space, and quantum computers are examples of applications which will benefit from a new Japanese technological achievement.

A new record set for the transmission of academic data

Data transfer reached 6 Tb/s at the Supercomputing SC23 event in the United States.

Breakthrough in post-quantum cyber-security

Collaborating to develop the world’s first smart card systems able to withstand even quantum computer attacks.

Robotic telesurgery across international boundaries

Through the cooperation of multiple networks, three different international redundant routes were established between the two sites and created a highly robust telesurgery environment.

Introducing the white hat hackers of Brazil

With the goal of recruiting at least 30,000 students, the program “Hackers do Bem” – Hackers of good or, if you will, white hat hackers – addresses a significant deficit of professionals in cybersecurity.