By Nature Invisible

The pan European and global connectivity as well as the services that GÉANT and National Research and Education Networks around the world provide to the science, research and academic community, are By Nature Invisible. Because they seamlessly work. Because they are always on. However, while being invisible, they powerfully support scientists, researchers, students, science support staff in every single one of the thousands of connected institutions - providing digital excellence for our future in Europe.

Here's an example of what that means:

Sofia: Molecular Biologist

Sofia was born in Madrid but – deciding to make the most of her European citizenship – now lives in Germany, where she has been pursuing her molecular biology studies at the Ruhr University of Bochum. Already a valued member of the global scientific community, she now plans to continue her studies with a master’s degree and join the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. How does Sofia benefit from GÉANT? On her first day, she received an...

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Carol: PhD student

Carol is a PhD student doing a placement at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. The University is a member of the local NREN, RENU, and as such benefits from high-speed, reliable and secure connectivity to the global R&E community. RENU is also connected to the regional network, the UbuntuNet Alliance, peered with the pan-European network, GÉANT. Thanks to this, she is able to access a variety of services that enrich her daily work with...

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Joe: the Professor | Naomi: the next generation

Joe and Naomi: Professor Joe Benke has been pushing the boundaries of biological science for over thirty years. From his college days in Munich, through his university years in Amsterdam and doctorate in Vienna, to his current role in Edinburgh, he has been entirely reliant on computing and the internet for his work or study. Now, his daughter Naomi is taking the early steps in her scientific career. How Joe and Naomi benefit from GÉANT At...

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