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2.5.6 Research networking testbeds

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To integrate and validate, in the context of user-driven large scale testbeds, the state-of-the-art technology that is essential for preparing future upgrades of the infrastructure deployed across Europe. The work is essential for fostering the early deployment in Europe of Next Generation Information and Communications Networks based upon all-optical technologies and new Internet protocols and for incorporating the most up-to-date middleware.

Call information

The Strategic Objective 'Research networking testbeds' is included within Call 5 of the IST priority

Publication date Closure date Pre-allocate budget 1 (M€) Instruments Status
18 May 2005 21 September 2005 18 All 2 Active

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1 The amount corresponds to the 90% of the budget which is pre-allocated.
2 'All instruments' correspond to IPs , NoEs , STREPs , CAs , and SSAs .

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