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  1. 1. FIRESTATION Future Internet Research and Experimentation SupporT AcTION Presenter: FIRE STATION Project Team E-mail: 3D video at: "The views expressed in this presentation are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Commission“Updated 15.03. 2013
  2. 2. FIRE - Experimentally driven R&D coordination and support measures experimental facility experimentally-driven research  Supporting research and innovation on new network and service architectures  Through large scale experimentation, predict behaviour and assess non-technical impact 2
  3. 3. FIRE STATION Project Beneficiary short Beneficiary name name, country• FIRESTATION is aCoordination & Martel* MAR, SwitzerlandSupport Action (CSA) Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris UPMC, Franceproject funded in 6FrameworkProgramme 7 (FP7), Eurescom GmbH EUR, GermanyCall 5 GARR GARR, Italy• Started 1st of June iMinds iMinds, Belgium2010 for 36 months University Lübeck UZL, Germany•Budget: 1.5 M€ University of IT Innovation, Southampton United Kingdom InterInnov InterInnov, France * Coordinator 3
  4. 4. The objectives of FIRE STATION1 To move the FIRE facility towards a morecustomer-driven, dynamic, effective, sustainable,easy-to-access and easy-to-use experimentalplatform2 To intensify the collaboration amongst theFIRE Community• FIRE projects and all related stakeholders, such as other testbeds, testbed initiatives, customers of testbeds - projects, researchers from academy and industry 4
  5. 5. The organization of FIRE STATIONFIRE STATION implements a FIRE Office and a FIREArchitecture Board:- The FIRE Office serves as a single contact point and a mediator when looking for experimental resources or new customers;- The FIRE Architecture Board involves all FIRE facility builders to decide on the strategy and means to facilitate the development of FIRE offerings. 5
  6. 6. The FIRE Architecture Board (1/2)The mission of the FIRE Architecture Board is tostrengthen the coordination and collaborationamong the projects developing FIRE test facilities,including the demand-driven extensions.Main objectives: • Supporting the harmonization and extension of the future and existing experimental facilities in FIRE. • Supporting the development of heterogeneous federation of experimental facilities; 6
  7. 7. The FIRE Architecture Board (2/2)FIRE Architecture Board members investigatevarious topics related to FIRE:• Measurement and benchmarking, methodology and tools, portal• FIRE Sustainability, business models, standardization issues.• FIRE strategy (e.g. international collaboration, FP8 preparation)• FIRE roadmap for the experimental facilities• Advancement of the projects (open calls info day, feedback from workshops, next steps)The FIRE Architecture Board is an operational FIRE-wideforumFIRE STATION chairs and moderates the Architecture Board; meetingsare being held regularly. 7
  8. 8. FIRE Office: awareness and visibilityFIRE STATION supports and coordinates the FIRE presencein main European events e.g.- ICT event 2010: - FIRE exhibition stands as well as many sessions- FI Week Ghent: FIRE Day; two sessions at FIA Event- FI Week Budapest: FIRE Research Workshop, one session on FIRE and Living Labs- FI Week Poznan: FIRE Conference incl. FIRE Call 8 session; “International collaboration on testbeds“ session in FIA; Demo evening together with Service Wave & FIA- FI Week Aalborg: Hands-On FIRE! Demo event, EU-Japan Workshop- FI Week Dublin: Hands-On FIRE! Demo event… 8
  9. 9. FIRE Office: web site and newsletterThe FIRE web site (, maintained byFIRE STATION, contains information on the FIREoffering, projects and use cases; information onupcoming and past events as well as the news areregularly updated.One contact point for FIRE: contact@ict-fire.euAlong with the papers and the deliverables, a FIREnewsletter is released periodically with informationon the recent activities of FIRE. 9
  10. 10. The FIRE Website Maintained by the FIRESTATION Support Action 10
  11. 11. Single Contact Point Email: Web form: FIRE Office 11
  12. 12. The FIRE BrochureDownloadable at 12
  13. 13. The FIRE Wiki (maintained by the FIRESTATION Support Action) 13
  14. 14. Status of international cooperationOpenLab involves a A Russian partner FIRE involved throughCanadian partner In MyFIRE EU-Japan Symposium + Call 8 Info Day A Korean Partner in EINS; FIRE STATION involvedOFELIA and (KOREN and AsiaFI)CONECT involve US A Chinese partner inPartners TEFIS, EINS, MyFIRE An Indian partner In MyFIRE TEFIS and MyFIRE include a Brazilian Partner. FIBRE is from a EU- OpenLab and EINS Brazil joint call. involve an Australian Partner 14
  15. 15. The FIRESTATION Support Action FIRE STREP Other test beds (outside Other initiatives and other FI FIRE EC projects) (incl. GEANT, projects NRENs, EIT, G-Lab, GENI, Asia FI, FIA,FI- PPP, FIF, ETPs, etc.) FIRE OfficeEntry point from the outsideFIRE STATION External Relations Project Mgt FIRE Architecture Board Federation between facility projects Chairman + Moderator + Secretary + 1 representative per running IP project + representatives from other relevant External Experts projects Advisory Group 15
  16. 16. Further InformationNext Key Events in 2013: Future Internet Week 8-10 May, Dublin, Ireland It is being planned to have another “Hands on FIRE!” demonstration area there More at: Websites: – FIRE website - FIRE Brochure – FIRE wiki - FIRE / EU Commission 16
  17. 17. Further ReferencesWebsites: http://www.ict-fire.euPublications: brochure-2010_en.pdf http://www.ict- http://www.internetfutures. eu/wp- content/uploads/2010/11/T AFI-Final-Report.pdf http://www.booksonline.ios x?piid=16465 17
  18. 18. Information & ContactFIRE Information portal: Single Contact Thank you for your attention! The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Unions Seventh Framework Programme (FP7 2007-2013, ICT objective 1.6) under grant agreement nr. 257439 FIRESTATION.
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