ICT 2011

Future Internet Testbed

Brazil, Europe-wide


The Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (Council for Scientific and Technological Development or CNPq) of Brazil and the European Commission


Internet of things, Fibre

The Future Internet Testbed is a collaborative research project with Europe and Brazil. Experimental nodes, called islands, were deployed across Europe and Brazil.

What was tested

Fibre technology; IoT

Testbed purpose

The test networks aimed to lower the barrier to entry for new ideas, increasing the rate of innovation to network infrastructure.


Programme networks across Europe and Brazil

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Capture competitive advantages from frontier technologies

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