Facts & Figures

Project: VITAL

Project Coordinator: Tinku Rasheed at CREATE-NET

Technical Manager: Harilaos Koumaras at NCSRD

Funded under: H2020 Research & Innovation Action

Call: H2020-ICT-2014-1

Area: Smart wireless & optical networks

Grant Agreement No: 644843

EU Contribution: 2.9 mil €

Start Date: 1 February 2015

Duration: 30 months



VITAL (VIrtualized hybrid satellite-TerrestriAl systems for resilient and fLexible future networks) is an ambitious project addressing the combination of Terrestrial and Satellite networks by pursuing two key innovation areas, by bringing Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) into the satellite domain and by enabling Software-Defined-Networking (SDN)-based, federated resources management in hybrid SatCom-terrestrial networks.

The VITAL project is funded by the European Commission under the H2020 Research and Innovation program.

Latest news

  • VITAL newsletter
    Written on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 10:06 in News
  • 3rd VITAL Workshop
    3rd VITAL Workshop The third VITAL workshop proposal was submitted and accepted at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2017. The workshop was jointly organized with the H2020 SANSA projecton May 25th 2017 and was named “1st International Workshop on Satellite…
    Written on Tuesday, 06 June 2017 14:14 in Blog
  • VITAL & SANSA Co-organize a special session at ASMS/SCPC 2016
    During early September, the  8th Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference and the 14th Signal Processing for Space Communications Workshop (ASMS/SPSC2016) was held at Palma de Mallorca. This is a renowned conference in both industry and scientific communities which address the recent…
    Written on Thursday, 22 September 2016 21:12 in Blog