Asi@Connect academic network is launched in collaboration with the EU

Asi@Connect, an academic network that will connect over 55 million researchers and students across the Asia Pacific region, was launched in Sri Lanka. Asi@Connect is the successor project to TEIN4, part of the Trans-Eurasia Information Network (TEIN) initiative. TEIN currently supports 24 countries and economies by providing a regional high-capacity internet backbone for R&E collaborations within the Asia Pacific region and its interconnection with the pan-European GÉANT network and with other parts of the world. The project received a five-year EU co-funding commitment of € 20 Million up to 2021.