A Brazilian delegation from the city Campinas undertook last week an official mission to Portugal and Spain. They were seeking to witness personally the innovation ecosystems and successful experiences in smart cities and business internationalization. The delegation made a stop at IMDEA Networks on October 3rd.
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The 5Growth Project has selected 5TONIC, the open research and innovation laboratory on 5G technologies headquartered at IMDEA Networks Institute, as the experimental facility where it is to conduct and validate advanced 5G trials in a real-world operations setting.
IMDEA Networks Institute (Madrid, Spain) and NEC Laboratories Europe (Heidelberg, Germany) announce the launch of a Joint Research Unit (JRU) in 5G technologies. The JRU will foster multidisciplinary joint team work in 5G research and development projects.IMDEA Networks Institute (Madrid, Spain) and NEC Laboratories Europe (Heidelberg, Germany) announce the launch of a Joint Research Unit (JRU) in 5G technologies. The JRU will foster multidisciplinary joint team work in 5G research and development projects.
5TONIC, the open research and innovation laboratory focusing on 5G technologies, takes part today in the ‘Passenger Global Forum’, organized by the UIC (the Worldwide Railway Organisation) and hosted by RENFE (the National Network of Spanish Railways). 5TONIC has been invited by the Spanish government to provide an overview of the potential applications of 5G to the railway sector. To this end, Arturo Azcorra, IMDEA Networks Director and 5TONIC Vice-President, will give a keynote speech entitled “The 5G Revolution and its impact on the Railway Sector”.
What steps should be taken to ensure that European industry needs are met and sustained by ICT devices, concepts and paradigms in the world to come after the arrival of 5G?
A Taiwanese delegation composed of high-level officials and scientists made a tour of some of the top research institutions in Madrid last month, making a stop at IMDEA Networks. They were seeking to identify synergies and establish strategic transnational partnerships.
New ENLIGHT’EM project, coordinated by IMDEA Networks Institute, is set to use Visible Light Communications (VLC) technology to bring connectivity and sustainable ubiquitous communication networks to every LED bulb. New ENLIGHT’EM project, coordinated by IMDEA Networks Institute, is set to use Visible Light Communications (VLC) technology to bring connectivity and sustainable ubiquitous communication networks to every LED bulb.
Member companies of the 5TONIC, one of the first 5G use cases co-creation laboratories based in Madrid, took center stage at last week’s European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2019) in Valencia, delivering demonstrations, workshops and presentations that highlighted the lab’s work advancing 5G technology – especially within vertical market applications.
IMDEA Networks joined last week the Madrid Fair for Science and Innovation, the leading national event for the dissemination of science and research, that was organized by the Madri+d Foundation for Knowledge.
Representatives of ETSI’s International Steering Group (ISG) on Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) were given an exclusive tour of the 5TONIC 5G co-creation laboratory in Madrid last week. The team from ETSI was in Madrid for the 17th plenary meeting of the MEC ISG. The meeting was hosted by Universidad Carlos III Madrid who, as one of the partners of the 5TONIC initiative, arranged the laboratory visit.