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Research Infrastructure

Find the most recent information on EU Funding activities in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) by visiting our ICT in FP7 website , which covers ICT in the 7 th Framework Programme (FP7) 2007 - 2013.

Useful links

NETTUNO Copyright information

EU Commission related links

IPv6 related links
A world-wide IPv6 consortium of leading Internet vendors, Research & Education Networks
the UK IPv6 Resource Centre
standards, books and other material maintained by SWITCH
The IPv6 Task Force
a world wide informal collaborative project
European registry IPv6 services
Asia-Pacific IPv6 allocation services
American IPv6 registration service

Grid related links

Other Grid related projects sponsored by the EU Commission
ASTROVIRTEL: Accessing Astronomical Archives as Virtual Telescopes. A Project supported by the EU Commission by "Access to Research Infrastructure" action of the Programme "Improving the Human Potential"

National Grid initiatives

British Grid Activities
UK e-Science Grid Programme
UK Grid Support Centre
GridPP is a collaboration of Particle Physicists and Computing Scientists from the UK and CERN, who are building a UK Grid for Particle Physics.
Astrogrid is a ~£5M project aimed at building a data-grid for UK astronomy.
Dutch Grid Activities
The NL Datagrid Initiative
French Grid Activities
Ministerial Statement on French Grid Activities &
Call for proposals in France
Les Actions Concertees Incitatives (ACI). ACI Globalisation des ressources informatiques et des donnees (GRID)
German Grid Activities

Irish Grid Activities
Italian Grid Activities
Overview of Italian Grid activities

Grid related projects worldwide
International Virtual Datagrid Laboratory
The GriPhyN (Grid Physics Network) project
PPDG: Particle Physics Data Grid, funded by DOE
The TeraGrid project funded by the NSF
IPG: NASA Information Power Grid
Globus - the group that supplies the Grid middleware for many grid efforts (Globus toolkit)
The Condor Project: develop, implement, deploy, and evaluate mechanisms and policies that support High Throughput Computing (HTC) on large collections of distributively owned computing resources.
Applications in fusion research
Grid Application Development Software (GrADS) Project
The Distance and Distributed Computing and Communication (DisCom2) Program - DOE

Grids related to high energy physics experiments
Grid Data Mirroring Package: Grid Data Management Pilot, CMS grid prototype, included in EU Datagrid WP2
Grid activities of the ATLAS experiment (related to high energy physics experiments)

Grids related to earth sciences
A Distributed Virtual Laboratory for Advanced Earthquake Experimentation and Simulation
This is one (of two) experimental projects in DOE's Accelerated Climate Prediction Initiative (ACPI), which focuses on global climate modeling.
The Earth System Grid II - Turning Climate Model Datasets Into Community Resources

GRID related web sites of people, organizations and events
Global Grid Forum: Community of Grid researchers, focuses on the promotion and development of Grid technologies.
The National Computational Science Alliance (Alliance)
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The ALICE Bologna Grid Tutorial Page
Ian Foster's home page
Book: "The Grid: Blueprint of a new computing Infrastructure" was published in July 1998 by Morgan-Kaufmann.
Ian Foster (Argonne NAtional Laboratory and University of Chicago) First Presentation At Cern Computing Seminar 27-AUG-01
IBM involvement in Grid initiatives - press releases

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