FCCN - Portugal

FCCN is a branch of FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (the Portuguese national funding agency for science, research and technology), the principle objective of which is planning and managing the RCTS – Rede Ciência, Tecnologia e Sociedade (Science, Technology, and Society Network). RCTS is a digital research infrastructure, which transcends all areas of knowledge and covers the entire national territory. Its services are provided by means of a high-performance network for education and research institutions, thus ensuring communication requirements and advanced digital services for the various user communities from these entities. RCTS is also a test platform for applications and advanced communication services.