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Europe sets out 6G vision at MWC in Barcelona (01/03/2022)
The Smart Networks and Services Joint Undertaking (SNS JU) organised its launch event “On the Road to 6G” at the MWC Barcelona 2022, (previously the Mobile World Congress) in Barcelona on March 1st. Agenda and slides are now available for download.
Europe sets out 6G vision at Mobile World Congress Barcelona (01/03/2022)
Commissioner Breton has outlined Europe’s plans for technology and infrastructure investment to foster resilience, and pave the way to 6G, addressing the Mobile World Congress.
Commission to invest more than €1 billion under the Connecting Europe Facility for innovative and secure connectivity (16/12/2021)
The Commission adopted the first Work Programme for the digital part of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF Digital), which defines the scope and objectives of the EU-supported actions needed to improve Europe's digital connectivity infrastructures for 3 years.
Europe launches first large-scale 6G Research and Innovation Programme (17/12/2021)
This week the newly created Joint Undertaking on Smart Networks and Services towards 6G (SNS JU) adopted its first Work Programme 2021-2022 with an earmarked public funding of about € 240 million.
Stakeholder Workshop on 5G corridor deployment in the perspective of CEF2-Digital and the Recovery and Resilience Plan (20/10/2021)
On 20 October 2021, the 5G IA Working Group on 5G for Connected and Automated Mobility (5G CAM WG), supported by ERTICO and DG CONNECT, organises a workshop focusing on the deployment of 5G networks along major transport paths to enable advanced Connected and Automated Mobility (CAM) services.
EuCNC 2022 and 6G Summit – Call for papers (07/06/2022)
The European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC) and the 6G Summit, the two leading European conferences on future communication systems, will hold a joint conference
Consultation and discussion forum on the EU’s 2030 Digital Decade vision (22/06/2021)
The Commission launched a consultation and a discussion forum in view of preparing the Digital Decade policy programme, building upon the Communication on the Digital targets for 2030.
Smart Networks and Services Info Session (11/06/2021)
This EuCNC session aimed to explain the scope, objectives and structure of the European partnership on Smart Networks and Services (SNS), part of the Commission proposal for a Council regulation establishing the Joint Undertakings under Horizon Europe.
The European 5G Annual Journal 2021 (21/06/2021)
The sixth issue of the European 5G Annual Journal has been released.
2021 Joint EuCNC & 6G Summit (virtual conference) - Registration is open (08/06/2021)
The upcoming European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC) will be co-located with the 6G Summit. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held in a Virtual format.
Final Stakeholder Workshop on 5G Supply Market Trends (19/05/2021)
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 (16/03/2021)
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 (12/03/2021)
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 puts forward proposal for Joint Undertaking on Smart Networks and Services towards 6G (23/02/2021)
The European Commission has adopted its legislative proposal for a strategic European partnership on Smart Networks and Services as a Joint Undertaking, with a public R&I investment of €900 million over the new long-term budget period 2021-2027. The Joint Undertaking will coordinate research activities on 6G technology under Horizon Europe as well as 5G deployment initiatives under the Connecting Europe Facility Digital and other programmes.
EU to set up new European Partnerships and invest nearly €10 billion for the green and digital transition (23/02/2021)
The Commission has proposed to set up 10 new European Partnerships between the European Union, Member States and/or the industry. The goal is to speed up the transition towards a green, climate neutral and digital Europe, and to make European industry more resilient and competitive. The EU will provide nearly €10 billion of funding that the partners will match with at least an equivalent amount of investment.
Call for Membership for the new ‘Smart Networks and Services’ Association (24/02/2021)
The 5G Infrastructure Association (5G IA) is preparing for the next chapter in the mobile communications story with the new Smart Networks and Services (SNS) European Partnership in the framework of the Horizon Europe programme, and is expanding its membership.