I2CAT Foundation

i2CAT foundation

The i2CAT Foundation is a not for profit Spanish organization focused on Future Internet developments, and aims at meeting the following objectives: i) to promote and foster experimental technological development; ii) to promote advanced research into networks and broadband applications and to foster its usage; iii) to develop Internet technologies in Catalonia, particularly in terms of applications, services and advanced research in network technologies; iv) to set up platforms for collaboration between the private sector and university research bodies, and promote collaboration with organisations and institutions that have similar aims at national or international level and v) to participate in national, international and FP EC European research projects.

i2CAT’s Distributed Applications and Networks Area (DANA) is currently involved in several European and international projects, mainly in the area of network/infrastructure virtualization, testbed management and federation, network provisioning and cloud/network integration. It consists of eighteen full time researchers. Following there is a description of the main EC and international projects the team is involved in:

  • Cooperation programme: i) objective ICT-2009.1.1: GEYSERS (technical leader, WP3 leader); ii) objective IP FP7-ICT-2009-5 (FIRE): OFELIA (WP5 leader), BONFIRE (partner), NOVI (partner) and iii) objective ICT-2011.10.1: FIBRE (EU coordinator, WP3 leader)
  • FP7 Capacities programme. i) Research Infrastructures: MANTYCHORE (project coordinator, WP4 lead), GÉANT3 (3rd party of RedIRIS) and ii) Research for the benefit of SMEs: RAISME (Main RTD performer). Finished projects include FP6 PHOSPHORUS and FP7 FEDERICA.
  • Selected non FP7 projects and initiatives: Juniper JunOS Space early access program, RINA, OpenNaaS, NSI. Finished projects: MANTICORE II, UCLPv2, and UCLP.Tasks attributed