What is CONNECT?

CONNECT is the world leading Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. CONNECT is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres Programme and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund.

We engage with over 35 companies including large multinationals, SMEs and start-ups. CONNECT brings together world-class expertise from ten Irish academic institutes to create a one-stop-shop for telecommunications research, development and innovation.

The CONNECT project code is 13/RC/2077.

The CONNECT Governance Board is chaired by John Travers. Members are: Helena Acheson (C3 Solutions), John Boland (Dean of Research, Trinity College Dublin), Julie Byrne (Bell Labs/Alcatel-Lucent), Leo Clancy (IDA), Linda Doyle (CONNECT), Carol Gibbons (Enterprise Ireland), Isolde Goggin (Competition and Consumer Protection Commission), Alan Mathewson (CONNECT), Frank Smyth (CONNECT), Cormac Sreenan (CONNECT).

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