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Towards Vision 2030 for Polar Connect

In the past few weeks, NORDUnet has been promoting the idea of subsea cables across the Arctic Ocean to connect Europe, Asia and the North American West Coast at the

NORDUnet to address Arctics at EuroDIG

With internet traffic between Europe and Asia continuing to rise, direct connectivity via the Arctic Ocean becomes increasingly attractive. This will be a key message when NORDUnet CEO Valter Nordh

Join the NORDUnet International Relations team

NORDUnet is looking for engaged and committed professionals for our international relations team. The team engages with NRENs, research communities, e-Infrastructures and policy around the world, and facilitates, coordinates and

The Arctic Cornerstone of Global Connectivity

A new report from Copenhagen Economics highlights the benefits of submarine cable systems through the Arctic region; They will bring resilience, mitigate digital congestion, improve sustainability, and induce more than

Call for Lightning Talks for NDN2022

The Program Committee for NDN2022 invites you to propose a lightning talk for the 31st NORDUnet conference. DEADLINE extended to 15 July Lightning talks are five-minute presentations focusing on one

The science of riding a bike

NDN2022 participants are in for a treat as Professor Bert Blocken will reveal some of the aerodynamics secrets which help professional cycling teams perform their best. Any cycling enthusiast will

Change of Guards at the NORDUnet Board

After two years of serving as Chair of the NORDUnet board of directors, Maria Häll, CEO of Swedish NREN Sunet, has stepped down at the end of April 2022. New

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Join us live at Trieste in June

While online conferences do have their advantages, there is no doubt the TNC22 in Trieste, Italy, will become especially memorable being one of the first major physical research and education

Valter Nordh named CEO of NORDUnet

“During my first four months with NORDUnet, I have been impressed by the agility of the organisation and the commitment of the staff.  I highly value Nordic collaboration and I

Zooming in on SUNET

Over the coming three weeks Swedish NREN Sunet will host a wealth of online seminars, presentations, and opportunities for mingling. Following the successful conversion in 2021, the Swedish national research

Erik-Jan Bos to leave NORDUnet

After 10 years, Erik-Jan Bos has decided to pursue new challenges outside of NORDUnet and will be leaving the company by 1 June 2022. Erik-Jan came to NORDUnet in 2011,

Stronger ties to Asia for Nordic research and education

Renewal of Memorandum of Understanding expands network collaboration between Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. 7 March 2022, Bangladesh. After three years of successful collaboration on the Asia-Pacific-Europe Ring (AER), the underlying

Change of guards at key advisory forum

Per Nihlén, Sunet, takes over as Chairman of the NORDUnet Customer Advisory Group (CAG). To ensure swift coordination between the five Nordic NRENs and NORDUnet, the Customer Advisory Group was

Welcome Sikt

A new Norwegian service organisation for education and research community has come into being as of 1 January 2022. Sikt has been created as a merger of former NREN Uninett,

The Power of Nordic Unity

The NORDUnet 40 years-anniversary publication has now seen its first year of existence. It was originally created to honour and promote the work put down over the years by the

More room for roaming

NORDUnet donates IPR for geteduroam software along with EUR 60,000 to the geteduroam open-source consortium. The eduroam service for global, secure mobility allows access to Wi-Fi at almost every university

René Buch to join the European Open Science Cloud

Following 16 years as CEO of NORDUnet, René Buch becomes Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Association. Initiated by the European Commission, EOSC will open

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Lars Fischer elected to the GÉANT Board

Lars Fischer, Strategy & Policy Officer at NORDUnet, has been elected for the Board of GÉANT, the European R&E network association. At NORDUnet, Lars Fischer’s responsibilities include Nordic and European


NTW and COVID-19

Due to the dramatic surge in COVID-19 cases, NORDUnet has made the tough decision not to go ahead with the Nordic Technical Workshop (NTW2021) scheduled to run 30 November – 2 December.

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RIPE83 – virtual meeting 22-26 November

The 83 edition of the RIPE meetings will take place 22-26 November. This edition will be virtual, allowing everyone interested to attend remotely. As always, the RIPE Meeting takes place over multiple


René Buch leaves NORDUnet after 16 years

After 16 years working for NORDUnet René Buch has decided to step down as CEO for NORDUnet to give time for other opportunities for the remaining part of his worklife.

First Danish projects for a world class computer

Home Before long, one of the world’s most powerful computers will become operational in Kajaani, Finland. The supercomputer LUMI (Large Unified Modern Infrastructure) will have a maximum capacity of 552

Danish NREN conference back on track

“Providing digital solutions in a changing world” will be the overall theme, as Danish NREN DeiC invites its stakeholders to a physical conference November 3-4. 

Digital October Festival in Sweden

Home Over the coming three weeks  SUNET – the Swedish NREN – will host a wealth of online seminars, presentations, and opportunities for mingling. Following the successful introduction of a


Passing of Miroslav Milinović

NORDUnet is saddened to learn about the passing of Miroslav Milinović of SRCE. Miro was a longtime collaborator of NORDUnet and the Nordic NRENs and a great contributor to European Trust and


Ronan Byrne new CEO of HEAnet

Ronan Byrne has been announced CEO of Irish NREN HEAnet, replacing Kerrie Power who left for a role in the commercial sector earlier this year. Ronan is well-known in the

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Video trailer wins

The video trailer of the digital publication – ”The Power of Nordic Unity – 40 years of NORDUnet” has been recognized by the Viddy Awards, which honored the video with a Gold award.


Registration for NTW2021 is open

Registration for the 2021 edition of the Nordic Technical Workshop (NTW)  hosted by NORDUnet is now open. This year’s event will run from 30 November – 2 December in Copenhagen at