Asia Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) Ltd.

APAN is the international association of National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) across the Asia-Pacific, and the many network links that provide international connectivity across the region and to the rest of the world. APAN's membership spans around half of the world's population. The activities of APAN support research and education through ICT, via a wide range of working groups, with a focus on application areas including agriculture, telemedicine, bioinformatics, disaster mitigation and management, remote sensing and others, together with technology working groups that support the infrastructure and services.