FCCN – Fundação para a Computação Científica Nacional
GÉANT has appointed Steve Cotter as its new CEO.
Cotter is presently CEO of REANNZ, New Zealand’s NREN (National Research and Education Network). The new position will be assumed in November and Steve will be responsible for developing and fulfilling the organisation’s strategic vision, through management of GÉANT’s regular operations, strengthening relationships with NRENs and the European Commission; and developing major international collaborations.
FCCN | FCT is currently boosting a pilot cloud computing project, along with LIP and LNEC under the National Distributed Computing Infrastructure (INCD) within the National Research Infrastructure Roadmap.
GN3PLUS project, which ran from 1 April 2014 to 30 April 2015, where FCT | FCCN also took part, was recently evaluated by the European Commission, having scored as
Lisbon hosts the biggest Information and Communication Technologies event in Europe from 20 to 22 October. ICT 2015 – Innovate, Connect, Transform is an European Commission initiative this year co-organized together with Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT).