5G-DIVE kick off meeting took place last 31th of October in Hsinchu, Taiwan. This project is funded by the European Commission and the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Taiwan. 5G-DIVE is a H2020 5G-PPP project composed of partners from industrial and academic field of both regions, Europe and Taiwan. The consortium comprises 12 partners: European organizations are, UC3M University as Project Coordinator, ADLINK Technology, Ericsson, Interdigital Germany, Telefónica, Telcaria Ideas and Rise. From the Taiwanese side the companies are, Industrial Technology Research Institute, as Taiwanese project coordinator, NCTU, Askey and Institute for Information Industry.
Fog and edge computing
UTEK, a Spanish start-up company backed by the European Space Agency’s business incubator programme, is to join the 5TONIC co-creation laboratory in Madrid as a collaborator investigating and developing maritime applications of 5G technology.
Celling 5G, una nueva e innovadora empresa de tecnología española, se ha convertido en el último colaborador en unirse al laboratorio de creación conjunta 5TONIC, con sede en IMDEA Networks Institute. La compañía radicada en Madrid comenzará de inmediato un nuevo proyecto de investigación para probar su solución avanzada para el despliegue de células pequeñas en cooperación con otros miembros de 5TONIC.
Earlier this month, the 5TONIC co-creation laboratory played hosts to the members of the EU’s 5G-EVE project team when the group met in Madrid for its first plenary meeting.
Ericsson Spain hosts the first plenary meeting of the European program 5G-EVE from February 4th to the 6th. The program currently has twenty-eight partners from seven countries, including four of the main European operators and six vertical companies.
IMDEA Networks welcomes Suman Banerjee and Deepak Ganesan as new visiting professors. Suman and Deepak are two of the world’s most renown wireless communications experts and it is an honor to have them join the Institute. They have both simultaneously been appointed to the eminent role of Chair of Excellence University Carlos III of Madrid-Banco Santander. To date, 12 double appointees have come to IMDEA Networks through that program.
The Wireless Networking Group at IMDEA Networks, led by the Institute’s Research Director Dr. Joerg Widmer, has received major financial backing to pursue a new communication paradigm for future very high speed wireless networks. The Madrid-based team has set itself to explore communication in the extremely high frequency part of the radio spectrum, the millimeter wave band (mm-wave) from 30 to 300GHz, to vastly increase data rates of future wireless and mobile networks.
High-profile EU-sponsored 5G development project 5G-CORAL successfully performs first edge robotics trial in Taiwan six months ahead of schedule.
The 5TONIC team are recently returned from a successful visit to European Microwave Week 2018 (EuMW 2018) - a six day international event that included a special three day (September 25-28) exhibition in Madrid’s IFEMA Congress center.
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