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Future Connectivity Systems (Unit E.1)

Future Connectivity Systems (Unit E.1)

Final Stakeholder Workshop on 5G Supply Market Trends

This workshop will be the opportunity to discuss and validate the findings of the independent study on the 5G supply market trends and Open RAN. Based upon these findings, the workshop will present and discuss policy options for Europe.

5G-PPP webinar: Europe accelerates towards 6G

The webinar will allow to assess for the first time the various industry views towards a 6G vision for Europe and will detail the technologies potentially underpining the vision. These will be presented by the nine new Smart Connectivity beyond 5G projects from the 5G Public Private partnership (5G-PPP). These projects mostly started in January 2021 and are addressing key advances beyond 5G towards 6G.

Third "Towards TeraHertz Communications" workshop

The 3rd “Towards Terahertz Communications” workshop will be held online on 12th March 2021. The event, organised by the "ICT Beyond 5G Cluster" (supported by the European Commission), aims at bringing together key actors currently working on, or having interest in, THz communications in order to explore future R&I challenges beyond 5G.

Europe moves towards 6G

The Commission has adopted a legislative proposal for the upcoming European partnership on Smart Networks and Services (SNS) towards 6G.

5G Italy event 2020: "5G Italy and the Recovery Fund"

In line with Italy’s European leadership in assigning the full 5G spectrum, the so called 5G pioneer bands, this third edition of 5G Italy will focus on implementation and deployment issues, also in the context of the realisation of the objectives of the EU 5G Action Plan. It will outline 5G relevance in light of the ongoing pandemic and the need to relaunch the Italian economy, also in the context of the Resilience and Recovery Fund (RRF) put in place by the European Commission.

Third 5G Techritory forum - Registrations are open

The 5G Techritory forum is around the corner. The 3rd annual event brings together the leading minds in 5G from around the world to collectively discuss the state of 5G, its rollout, and commercialization in Europe. The event will be held on November 11-12th online, free of charge.

Europe sets 5G investment agenda for Connected and Automated Mobility

Today, the 5G Public Private Partnership, a joint Commission and European ICT industry initiative, publishes the Strategic Deployment Agenda for the roll-out of 5G corridors. Connected vehicles will be able to access mission-critical information in real time. This will contribute to road safety, to a lower carbon footprint, and to a broad range of digital services for drivers and passengers.

2nd European 5G Observatory Stakeholder Workshop – 5G for growth and recovery

This workshop will be the opportunity to review the main findings of the second year of the 5G Observatory and to exchange views on the current state of play of 5G deployment, the latest market trends and in particular the impact of the current crisis on the 5G progress. It will also serve as input for the planned update of the Action Plan for 5G and 6G as announced in the Commission’s Digital Strategy last February.

Europe boosts investment with €70 million in 5G with strong focus on connected transport by launching 11 new projects

The EU is funding 11 new technology and trial projects to enable 5G ecosystems in Europe. These include eight new projects that aim to build a first-class European supply chain for 5G hardware. In addition, three new projects will provide applications in cross-border connected and automated mobility. The cross-border projects will provide 5G connectivity and pave the way for autonomous driving on main road, train and maritime routes.

EuCNC 2020 “The Connectivity Revolution” goes virtual and registrations are open (and free)

EuCNC 2020 is the 29th edition of a successful series of technical conferences in the field of Telecommunications, sponsored by IEEE ComSoc and EURASIP, and financially supported by the European Commission. This year’s motto is "The Connectivity Revolution". For the 2020 edition, EUCNC will take the format of an on-line virtual conference. This significant change has been decided as a consequence of the current Coronavirus pandemic. The organising committee has prepared an ingenious programme ensuring to the participants to take as much advantages (if not more!) than the traditional.