​GÉANT Project (GN4-1​)
​​The GÉANT Project has gro​wn during its iterations (GN1, GN2, GN3, GN3plus) to incorporate not just the award-winning 500Gbps pan-European network, but also a catalogue of advanced, user-focused services, and a successful programme of innovation that is pushing the boundaries of networking technology to deliver real impact to over 50 million users.​​ 
​The GN4-1 project ran from 1 May 2015 to 31 August 2016. Project deliverables can be accessed below. 

Please note the GN4-2 successor project began 1 May 2016 and will run to 31 December 2018. ​

success.jpgGÉANT (GN4-1) A Eu​ropean su​ccess story

The GÉANT Project and associated activities have been a vital element of Europe's e-infrastructure strategy for 15 years.​​​​

2020.jpgGÉANT (GN4-1) Supporting Horizon 2020 

The GÉANT Project is a key part of the Digital Agenda for Europe, a flagship initiative driving Europe 2020.

partners.jpg GÉANT (GN4-1) Project partners

The collaboration of the NREN partners has long been paramount to the continued success of the GÉANT project.


structure2.jpgGÉANT (GN4-1) Activity structure​​

The GÉANT Project is structured ​into four functional activity groups: Networking, Development Service, Production & Security Service​ and Joint Research.​

deliverables2.jpgGÉANT (GN4-1) Project deliverables and white papers​​

51 deliverables were undertaken for the GN4-1 iteration of the GÉANT Project. ​ ​​

​​​The GÉANT Proj​​ect

The project is co-fund​ed by Europe's NRENs a​nd the EU. 


As part of the GÉANT 2020 Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA), the project receives funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 691567 (GN4-1).​​​

​​​A history of achievement 
GN4-1 buil​ds on a strong foundation of achievements by predecessor projects. Learn more ab​out key achievements below. 

GN3plus Innovation ​​

GN3plus Year 2​

GN3plus Year 1 ​