The 3rd General Assembly meeting of the EU-funded project OCTAPUS took place on 12-13 of September 2023, organized by Fraunhofer IZM at the premises of FRAUNOFER Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM, Berlin, Germany.
Representatives of the consortium had the chance to discuss the project’s activities and plan the future actions towards the development on an Optical Circuit Switched Time Sensitive Network architecture for High-Speed Passive Optical Networks and next generation ultra-dynamic and reconfigurable Central Office environments. The partners involved are
- Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH)
- SMART Photonics
- Teem Photonics
- Fraunhofer IZM
- Orange Communications SA
- Nextworks S.r.l.
- NVIDIA Networking
- Comcores ApS
- University of Southampton
Οn April 26-27th, the OCTAPUS project was presented at the Photonics Partnership Annual Meeting 2023 in Brussels by Dr. C. Vagionas as part of the Work Group 1 session, significantly contributing to the discussions and the roadmap of the Photonics21 PPP towards the future Digital Infrastructure.