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Eureka/Celtic Next International Collaboration in 5G R and D – Competition Briefing Event

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Eureka/Celtic Next International Collaboration in 5G R&D – Competition Briefing Event

Following the CELTIC-NEXT Proposers Day event in London on 5 February 2019, Innovate UK and the KTN are holding a briefing event in support of Innovate UK’s “CELTIC-NEXT spring 2019: innovative 5G infrastructure and applications” competition


The aim of this competition is to encourage the development of 5G in an international collaborative environment by helping UK organisations take part in the CELTIC programme.


We are looking for collaborative R&D proposals to develop:

  • Innovative 5G infrastructure technologies that make use of artificial intelligence (AI) in network operation or multi-access edge computing (MEC)
  • Applications and services that use 5G networks to offer new or improved user experiences
  • 5G features in satellite networks or 5G applications and services integrating satellites

Applications and services can be about the Internet of Things (IoT), the tactile internet, mission-critical applications, infotainment mobile services or immersive technologies.


Total funding available for this spring competition is up to £1 million. Projects’ total UK eligible costs are expected to be between £400,000 and £2 million and aim for a grant of around £500,000 as we are looking to fund two projects. There will be another similar competition in the autumn with an equivalent amount of funding.


To see the full scope and how to apply, click here.


Please note: applicants are required to complete a CELTIC-NEXT application form by 8th April 2019 in order to be eligible for this call. All details about CELTIC-NEXT can be found on its website, here.


This briefing event will be held on Tuesday 2 April 2019 in London.


Not able to attend? The London event will be recorded and webcast to ensure that the wider industry has access to this information. You can register to join online here.