GÉANT is the leading collaboration on network and related infrastructure and services for the benefit of research and education, contributing to Europe's economic growth and competitiveness.
the expertise and experience of hundreds of professionals from among its staff, member organisations, institutions and the wider research and education networking community. Its activities build on the human and other resources that they contribute.
Support We provide practical support for members, educators, researchers and other partners to collaborate,
share knowledge and agree on
policies and strategies;
Network operations We plan, procure, build and operate large-scale, advanced international high-speed
networks, including the 500Gbps
pan-European GÉANT network;
Events We organise events such as workshops, meetings,
training and conferences, including
TNC – Europe’s largest networking conference for research and education;
Services We develop, operate and support
services relating to such areas as
trust and identity, security and certification,
media and real-time communications;
Expertise We gather community expertise, and provide staff expertise in procurement, project management, community engagement, network operations, and outreach including dissemination and training;
Collaboration We liaise with other e-infrastructure organisations, user communities, industry and with the European Union.
Many of our task forces, special interest groups, workshops, conferences and other activities are open to anyone with appropriate expertise, manpower, equipment or services. Other activities are carried out by staff or partners in the context of a specific project or as part of the core business of GÉANT.
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