DANTE, a not for profit company that runs the pan-European research and education network,GEANT2, is contracted by the European Commission to run the CAREN project to establish a regional data network to connect the research and education networks of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
The projects covered:
- Mediterranean region (Eumedconnect)
- Latin-America (Alice)
- Different parts of Asia Pacific region (TEIN)
The role of user groups can be played by every scientific and educational organizations.
Four organizations showed the interests in this project:
Institute of New Information Technologies, Kyrgyz State
University of Construction, Transportation and
International University of Kyrgyzstan;
Institute of seismology, National Academy of Science;
Institute of Water Problems and Hydropower
under the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz
The begining of videoconferences is planned for the autumn of 2006.