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Smooth connectivity for Nordic academics

The new eduVPN app allows academics and staff at Nordic universities to enjoy their fast university network connection when working at home.

Nordic boom in distance learning

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the number of distance learning users in the Nordic countries has risen dramatically.

Supporting the global challenges of the novel coronavirus

The global network of interconnected National Research and Education Networks is boosting international capacity where needed as part of the global rapid response to the recent novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.

Remote music education at 10 Gbits per second

Powerful R&E connectivity enables musicians and actors to learn and perform together, although they are hundreds of kilometers apart.

Giving researchers access to real world 5G cellular mobile infrastructure

With an increasing number of researchers working with 5G, there is a growing demand for test facilities outside of a restricted laboratory setting. The EUWireless project is now offering users a complete “telecommunication infrastructure” at his or her disposal.

Live images from a 600 m long microscope

The European Spallation Source, a 1.843 M euro Big Science infrastructure under construction in Lund, Sweden, will feature an on-demand streaming channel

Connected supercomputers to boost European science and innovation

A new pre-exascale supercomputer in Finland will be tenfold faster compared to today's fastest European supercomputer

A universe of digital tools to help school-aged students prepare for University

The Up2University project helps school-aged students prepare for university by making the technology and the methodology that students most likely will be facing at universities available to the secondary school level.

Private weather observations to be integrated into forecasting

Observations from the “Internet of things”, such as intelligent cars, phones, buildings and personal weather stations added to the mix can provide detailed information on local to hyper-local meteorological phenomena.

Has the world gone peppers?

Researchers from across Europe are hard at work developing a robot that autonomously roams a greenhouse, “eye-balling” sweet peppers to check if they have reached optimal ripeness, and then plucks them off the plant and places them in a vat – all automatically.

Pinpointing air pollution from space

For the first time, air pollution from individual cities and built-up areas can be detected from space. The European Sentinel-5 Precursor Earth observation satellite sends ultra precise measurement data to ground stations in Norway and Canada.

Protecting the research & education sector against cyber attacks

As cyber attacks increase steadily in frequency and scale, the importance of defending ones own network against attackers increases as well. That is why many R&E networks have a Computer Emergency Response Team, CERT, to handle security incidents.