The industrial association within the 5G PPP is tasked with promoting a pre-structuring model for the PPP through a series of dedicated info days/awareness events.
These events include presentations on the PPP’s organisation and working structure. They are also an opportunity for participants to register interest in joining a PPP project, and to network with other potential participants from the sector.
Events already happened
Two events have already taken place in Athens and Paris; all the presentations and project ideas discussed can be consulted on the 5G-PPP website.
The next information building, awareness creation and participation stimulation events will take place on 28 May in Brussels (also web streamed) and on 26 June in Bologna in the context of the EUCnC Conference.
Registration is open. Check the 5G-PPP website for regular updates.
Event: IoT Week 2014
London, UK, 16-20 June
Attracting industry and academia from around the world, the Internet of Things Week has become one of the world’s leading events in this field.
Building on the successes of Helsinki, Venice and Barcelona, the 2014 edition will take place in the heart of London, UK.
Discussions will cover leading research and emerging technologies, new IoT products and solutions, legal and privacy issues, and international cooperation. For the first time, IoT Forum Awards will also be presented, recognising contributions to collaboration, innovation and excellence.
The first day is reserved for project meetings – project participants may apply to reserve a meeting room. Projects will also be on display in an extensive exhibition.
Bologna, Italy, 23-26 JuneThe 23rd in a series of telecommunications and networks conferences, the European Conference on Networks and Communications will this year take place in Bologna’s Palace of Culture and Convention Centre.
The conference will showcase the results of projects funded under consecutive EU programmes while also presenting the latest developments in communication networks and systems.
Keynote speakers include: Hossein Moiin, CTO of NSN; Wen Tong, Wireless CTO, Huawei; Ulf Forssén, VP System & Technology, Business Networks, Ericsson; Jean-Luc Beylat, VP European Programmes Bell Labs, President Alcatel-lucent Bell Labs France; Gabriele Elia, Manager Future Internet Technology and Research, Telecom Italia.
Other conference sessions have been divided into six tracks:physical layer and fundamental.The event is sponsored by the European Commission
- wireless networks
- optical networks
- applications and services
- testbeds and experimental research.
CONSULTATION: which network and IoT technologies in Horizon 2020 EU?
Deadline 27 June 2014
The consultation seeks opinions and views on future network technologies and Internet of Things research and innovation challenges that should be addressed in the 2016-2017 work programme of the EU’s Horizon 2020 research funding programme.
Experts and stakeholders are invited to respond to a set of specific questions covering innovation potential, sector synergies, appropriate funding models and more.