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The FORGE iBook in a UPMC Masters degree course

After successfully testing the FORGE iBook on iPads with the faculty members, UPMC has successfully conducted the first course to the master students on 22 March 2016. They are computer science master students specialising in networking. Like the faculty members, the students also found the course very interesting. Most of them are already familiar with […]


FORGE Open Call update: NEW cut-off dates for proposals to be submitted!

FORGE team announces two cut-off dates for the submission of proposals during the fourth round of its open call: Submission deadline for proposals subject to receiving funding (involving the development of interactive widgets and/or FIRE adapters): Friday, April 8, 2016 Submission deadline for any other type of proposals: Friday, June 17, 2016 We encourage all […]


The FORGE iBook in action at UPMC

UPMC is performing series of tests of the FORGE iBook with iPads in order to conduct a course to the computer science master students. On February 9, UPMC tested several courses of the FORGE iBook with iPads notably the TCP congestion control with PlanetLab, Achievable throughput on Wi-Fi networks and Basic Network Router Configuration course. […]


FORGE receives praise from the Mexican Ambassador to Ireland

The Mexican Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Carlos García De Alba, has praised the FORGE project at the CONNECT Centre in Trinity College Dublin which allows undergraduate students in Mexico to access European telecommunications testbed infrastructure, including the smart reconfigurable radio testbed at CONNECT’s headquarters at Dunlop Oriel House in Trinity. More info: http://www.sfi.ie/news-resources/press-releases/mexican-ambassador-visits-connect-centre.html


FORGE at the FIRE Forum 2015

On the 9th of December 2015, the FIRE Forum was held in Brussels. It was a day to discuss technical matters regarding experimental facilities and to revisit experimentally-driven research to cope with the current demands for innovation. Around 70 participants attended the event. Some FORGE partners, apart representing FORGE, led initiatives including Ingrid Moerman (iMinds) moderating the Infrastructures breakout, John […]


FORGE: closing the gap between students and researchers

FORGE partner iMinds has published an overview of the latest developments and offerings of the project, including the iMinds WLAN course and the FORGE iBook. In this article, Daan Pareit from iMinds explains the rationale behind FORGE: “Using FIRE facilities is easy for a researcher. They know how many computers to select and which programs […]


The FORGE iBook is live on the Apple Store

The FORGE iBook is now live on the Apple iBooks Store and available in 51 stores worldwide. This is a fully interactive eBook for iOS and MacOS. It introduces a range of Future Internet topics using FIRE facilities. Readers have the opportunity to study in depth various aspects of networking protocols and infrastructure, watch instructional movies and screencasts, as […]


FORGE in Mexico

Dr. Marquez-Barja from Trinity College Dublin, was a guest speaker at 34th Anniversary of the Instituto de Tecnologia de Mexicali. On the 19th of October, he presented FORGE through a keynote presentation to a broad audience, including students and academics of IT Mexicali, as well he conducted two courses using FORGE technology. These courses connected […]


FORGE and Go-Lab meet in Dublin

Representatives from all FORGE partners met on November 4th and 5th in Trinity College Dublin. This plenary meeting offered an opportunity to check on the progress of the individual work packages of the project, as well as prepare a work plan for the third and final year of the project. Denis Gillet, technical coordinator of the Go-Lab […]