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Marco wins Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year Award

Prof. Marco Ruffini, CONNECT Principal Investigator at Trinity College Dublin, has won the Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year Award at the Annual Technology Ireland Industry Awards for his work on the OpenIreland Testbed.


This comes after Marco was recently awarded the Inventor award at the Trinity Innovation awards, both of these awards focusing on the pioneering research he has done on developing open network infrastructure.



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.

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