The SFI Centre for Research Training in Advanced Networks for Sustainable Societies focuses on enabling technologies for future hyper-networks, including concepts such as network virtualization, dependable communications, Internet of Things, data driven network management and applications in sustainable and independent living. This centre will train the next generation of researchers who will seek solutions to the technical and societal challenges of global hyper-connectivity.

"Our vision in SFI Centre for Research Training in Advanced Networks for Sustainable Societies is to train the next generation of doctoral graduates at the interface of technologies and social sciences, graduates who can stimulate socially-responsible and inclusive creativity and innovation in the fields of advanced communications. Our aim is to ensure that the next generations of communications technology are developed with human and societal benefit as a priority objective."

Host and Partner Institutions

  • Cork Institute of Technology
  • Maynooth University
  • Technological University Dublin
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University College Cork

Industry Partners include:

  • Nokia Bell Labs
  • ThinkSmarter
  • Enable Ireland
  • HSE
  • Age Action
  • Rehab
  • HEANet
  • CCC
  • JLR
  • JCI
  • u-blox
  • UTRC
  • ILI
  • Vodafone
  • Intel - Leixlip
  • DCC
  • DellEMC
  • Arris
  • Decawave
  • Shimmer
  • Taoglas