This document invites organisations participating in the procurement (the Tenderers) to tender for point to point connectivity for the CAREN
With the CAREN system, a harness keeps trainees secured to a bar above their heads, eliminating the need for someone to catch their fall.
The CAREN system's large, 180-degree screen provides ample stimulation and requires trainees to keep a constant eye on their surroundings, which helps them gain confidence using their prosthetic.
The CAREN system's platform moves up and down and side to side to match the terrain on the screen.
Early beneficiaries of CAREN will include: scientists monitoring seismic data with improved hazard assessment and disaster risk management in this earthquake--prone zone; telemedicine initiatives in Tajikistan; planned textile research collaborations between the London College of Fashion and partner colleges in Tashkent; and environmental monitoring of the Issyk--Kul basin between the Kyrgyz Institute of Physics and partner institutes in Germany and the United States of America (USA).
CAREN, funded by the commission's Europe aid cooperation office and the beneficiary countries on a cost--sharing basis, is a successor to the NATO--funded silk project which introduced research networking to the Caucasus and central Asia originally deploying low--capacity satellite technology and more recently using terrestrial fibre optics.
Neelie Kroes, (SPELLING CORRECT) European Commissioner for the digital agenda, says CAREN reflected the Commission's desire to address an important gap in Europe's global infrastructure for research by providing high--capacity, cost--effective data communications links with central Asia.
will be joining 19 other models - all of them breast cancer survivors - to strut her stuff on the catwalk for the most inspirational event in the fundraising calendar.
system will enhance rehabilitation treatment for a wide range of patients, including amputees, those with spinal cord injury and those with post-traumatic stress disorder," said Isabel Henderson, vice-president of the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital.