5th June, 2008, the madri+d Forum on Communications Technologies was hosted by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). The conference, "The Role of Europe in Internet Governance", began with a presentation on the international research institute, IMDEA Networks, and was followed by a speech by Professor Jon Crowcroft, Marconi Professor in Systems Communications at the University of Cambridge.
Gonzalo Camarillo, a member of the Scientific Council of IMDEA Networks, has been appointed as a member of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) - a body of 12 experts who play a major role in the evolution of the Internet. The IAB is a committee of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) that oversees the technical and engineering development of the Internet by the Internet Society (ISOC).
Prof. Dr. Nicholas Maxemchuk takes up position as Chief Researcher at IMDEA Networks.
Over the next decade mobile Technologies will be perfected and the car network will become a reality. Hari Balakrishnan: Head of Department of Technology, Massachusetts and member of IMDEA Networks Scientific Council.
The expertise of Spanish research groups are beginning to spill over into the private sector thanks to new European initiatives. Projects, such as EUROINGENIO and IMDEA Networks, which promote the mutual and continuous exchange of knowledge, are transferring to Spanish companies the tremendous success that has recently been observed in its R&D sector.
Dr. Bagnulo is a Professor at the University of Carlos III and works as a scientific researcher, in collaboration with the international research institute, IMDEA Networks.
On June 26th IMDEA Networks met with leading industry representatives, whose companies have been invited to provide representatives to its Board of Trustees, as well as other key stakeholders in the new international research institute.
On July 11th INDEA Networks held the Annual Inaugural Meeting of its Scientific Council in Madrid. The meeting marked a milestone in the establishment of the research foundation. This prestigious Council is comprised of eleven of the World´s top researchers in network technology.
IMDEA is a network of international research centres of independent legal status, promoted on the initiative of the regional government and created to contribute to positioning Madrid among Europe’s knowledge-generating regions.
The region will invest 300 million euros in four years to launch the Madrid Advanced Research Institute Network (iMdea). The aim of the initiative is to establish “collaboration between scientists and businesses”, said the regional minister of education for Madrid, Luis Peral Guerra, today.