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16 April, 09:00 - 11:00 Deploying on Future Internet Research & Experimentation (FIRE)

The FIRE is evolving from it’s first phase into second, more extended and developed bouquet of research and supporting facilities to be offered. This is reflected in the organization of the FIRE session for FIA Valencia: the first half of the session is dedicated to the current state and result of FIRE; the second half looks forward and gives first insight to FIRE 2.0 and plans in phase 2 from projects.

Part 1

Firstly, the concept of multi-disciplinary experimentally-driven research has been elaborated in the FIRE community and conclusions of this are published. Secondly, there are 12 research and facility projects that have been running for soon two years. Another set of FIRE projects has been selected and will be launched autumn 2010. The status of the running projects, the approaches taken, maybe somewhat evolved scope and course during the projects’ life-time, but also the overall landscape of experimentally-driven research and its supporting facilities including both “old” and new projects as the first achieved milestone within the FIRE initiative has been analysed. This analysis on the new landscape of FIRE, both in terms of research and the facility has been carried out by four experts, with close cooperation of projects. Thirdly, FIRE has strong links beyond Europe, and the every-day co-operation with American and Asian counterparts gives important leverage and hook to the FIRE activities, yet it is demonstrated that the global development of experimental facilities and their federation is strongly anchored in Europe.

Part 1 agenda (9:00 - 10:00)

Part 2

The current set of FIRE facility projects covers much of the basic structure. Second wave projects will fill some gaps, moving the experimental facilities focus on higher layers, i.e. on services (BonFIRE, TEFIS), also on converging technologies in terms of transport and taxonomy (Openflow), filling the gaps of the physical world, with e.g. testbeds dedicated to cognitive radio (CREW). All facility providers are preconditioned to work for the common interface and a portal of FIRE experimental services and to be open for all research customers in a transparent way. FIRE-wide federation and sustainability concerns remain challenges for the new projects and customers to tackle for. Aspects needing for further contribution from the community are common high-level federation model (in practice, operational terms), standardization, business cases for the addition of commercial test-beds as well as brokering and common management FIRE testbeds.  

Part 2 agenda

More information on all FIRE projects at

Email: susanna.avessta(at) and anri.kivimaki(at)

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