EaPConnect 
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    Starting from July 2015 BASNET - The network of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus is a partner of the Eastern Partnership Connect (EaPConnect) to:

  • establish and operate a high-capacity broadband internet network for R&E;
  • be integrated into the pan-European GÉANT network;
  • decrease the digital divide;
  • facilitate participation of academia in global R&E collaborations;
  • stimulate integration towards GÉANT services

Services

As a partner of EaPConnect BASNET facilitates participation of belarusian scientists, students and academics in global R&E collaborations by stimulating integration towards GÉANT services.
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EaPConnect News

On the web-site of the EaPConnect Project you may read recent news, find related events and press coverage of the project's activities.
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 EaPEC 2018

The conference is finished,
and nothing much to say... this year, see you at EaPEC2019!
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3rd Eastern Partnership E-infrastructure Conference.
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EaPConnect is getting face in Belarus

30.05.2018

BASNET will travel across 15 Belarusian cities within the framework of the photo exhibition "European Projects in Faces". Thus, the EU Delegations in Belarus and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus recognize the importance of the project and invite Belarusians to learn more about the European initiatives and the results achieved in the course of their implementation.
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NREN BASNET participates in the largest Belarusian IT forum and exhibition «tibo-2018»

20.05.2018

On May 15-18, 2018 the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National academy of Sciences and the representatives from the Belarusian national research and education network BASNET participated in the 25th International Forum on Information and Communication Technologies and exhibition «TIBO-2018».
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Free WiFi Service Eduroam Comes to One of the Biggest IT Educational Institution in Belarus

01.04.2018

Since March 2018, the service of the eduroam has been working at the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics.
BASNET has installed 55 wifi access points in various buildings and campus locations.
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"Houston, we have an eduroam!" - Meeting of Executive Committee of the Assocation of Space Explorers was held in Minsk with 1Gbit channel from BASNET

26.03.2018

From March 21 to 26 this year a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) was taken place in Minsk. BASNET installed there a gigabit Internet channel with a wifi-point, and also deployed the service eduroam.
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About  EaP and the EaPConnect

Learn more about The Eastern Partnership EU Initiative from here 

The Eastern Partnership (EaP) is a regional and multilateral initiative between the EU and its six Eastern partners: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.
The partnership aims to provide support and assistance for reforms in the region in the fields of democracy, human rights, market economy, sustainability and governance.
The Eastern Partnership shares mutual interests for the benefit of its citizens and has a vision to bring the six neighbours closer to the EU.
As part of its digital agenda the Eastern Partnership recognises the importance of e-Infrastructures in:

  • promoting digital inclusion;
  • stopping brain drain;
  • procuring and federating access to high-quality scientific content:
  • enabling participation of EaP countries in Horizon2020 projects:
  • EaPConnect will realise this vision for the research and education community across the region and beyond.

Learn more about The EaPConnect Project from here

By interconnecting the R&E communities across the region and with their European counterparts, EaPConnect creates a gateway for talented individuals in the EaP countries to be truly global players.​
These state-of-the-art e-infrastructures support critical scientific work and allow participation in regional and international research programmes such as Horizon 2020. The end result will be an extension of the global scientific knowledge as well as advances and breakthroughs in education and research areas such as particle physics, climate change or disaster prevention to cite a few.​

EaPConnect has six Beneficiary partners from EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine  and Associate partners from  Western Europe (learn more here).
EaPConnect is managed by networking organisation GÉANT 

Learn more about BY NREN from here 

 BASNET leaflet (Russian)

 BASNET leaflet (English)

BASNET (as a department of United Institute of Infromatics Problems, NAS Belarus) is a national research and education network (NREN).
It is a dedicated internet infrastructure and service provider to the research and educational communities within Belarus. NREN provides connectivity and services to higher education establish​ments and research institutes but can also support schools, further education colleges, libraries and other public institutes.

NRENs are a vital component in e-Learning, e-Science and e-Research strategies as they bring a common approach to the coordination and deployment of national and international communication networks and services.

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GÉANT is a fundamental element of Europe’s e-infrastructure, delivering the pan-European GÉANT network for scientific excellence, research, education and innovation. Through its integrated catalogue of connectivity, collaboration and identity services, GÉANT provides users with highly reliable, unconstrained access to computing, analysis, storage, applications and other resources, to ensure that Europe remains at the forefront of research.

EaPConnect Services 
in Belarus 
supported by BASNET

Education roaming (eduroam)is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. Having started in Europe, eduroam has gained momentum throughout the research and education community and is now available in 80 territories worldwide.

eduroam allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop or activating their device.

performance Service Oriented Network monitoring ARchitecture (perfSONAR) is a network measurement toolkit for running performance tests across multiple domains, which helps to identify and isolate network problems. Widely used by the research and education networking community, perfSONAR is deployed on approximately 2100 publicly registered hosts, in more than 300 domains around the world (March 2017).

Trust and identity service eduGAIN is the interfederation service, interconnecting research and education identity federations around the world and simplifying access to content, services and resources for the global research and education community. With eduGAIN participants from more than 2,500 identity providers accessing services from 1,700 service providers, eduGAIN has fast become the primary mechanism to interfederate for research and education collaboration around the world. eduGAIN support, development and promotion in Europe is provided through the GÉANT (GN4 ) Project.

The LOw LAtency audio visual streaming system (LoLa) project aims to enable real time musical performances where musicians are physically located in remote sites, connected by advanced network services, like the ones provided by the NRENs and GÉANT and other international backbones.

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BASNET is a Belarusian national research and education network (NREN). It is a dedicated internet infrastructure and service provider to the research and educational communities within a country. NRENs of EaPConnect Project provide connectivity and services to higher education establish​ments (typically universities) and research institutes but can also support schools, further education colleges, libraries and other public institutes by inegrating at regional level GÉANT services. 

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