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Scientific Large Scale Infraestructure for Computing/Communication Experimental Studies: Spanish node

SLICES-Spain is the Spanish SLICES national node, composed of two sites, one in Madrid (UC3M & IMDEA Networks) and one in the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). With a strong focus on Beyond 5G and 6G large infrastructures for research, services will be made available for international researchers in the next following months. A first service is already available at the following link:


The ESFRI programme (European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures) is a strategic instrument to develop Europe’s scientific integration and strengthen its global outreach. Competitive and open access to high quality research infrastructures supports and benchmarks the quality of European scientists’ activities and attracts the best researchers from all over the world. ESFRI operates at the forefront of European and global science policy and contributes to its development by translating policy objectives into specific actions for Research Infrastructures in Europe. Due to the absolute lack of ESFRI infrastructures to specifically support research in Information and Communication Technologies, a group of leading institutions across Europe started, in 2017, the process of proposing the first ESFRI infrastructure in the field of ICT. The proposed research infrastructure is called SLICES (Scientific Large Scale Infrastructure for Computing/Communication Experimental Studies). SLICES is now officially an ESFRI project and is included in the ESFRI Roadmap from 2021.

SLICES will establish a sustainable, multidisciplinary research platform to provide coordinated access to harmonised and quality data from various ICT science disciplines, together with tools for their use in analysis and modelling. This infrastructure will foster European and global interoperability in Information and Communication Technology Sciences as well as serving a wide user community. As a result, thousands of researchers will benefit from the services provided by SLICES.

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