Conduct 5G R&D in Cambridge

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We are looking for organisations who would like to create innovative applications and products using 5G.

The new 5G-enabled accelerator, housed within the Cambridge Science Park, could help your business undertake cutting-edge R&D in key areas such as:

  • Mobility as a Service using Connected Autonomous Vehicles
  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Remote working and communication
  • Waste management, air pollution, sustainability and clean energy
  • Traffic management
  • Digitalisation of building services around wellness and health
  • Increasing efficiency, learning and collaboration of workers through high bandwidth low latency video communication to International offices and Science Parks
  • Remote surgery, ultrasonography and emergency medical treatment for hospitals
  • Increased AGV and automation in and outside of hospitals such as 5G vehicle for mobile temperature monitoring, disinfection, medicine delivery vehicle, robot for hospital guide etc.

The CW 5G Private Testbed went live in January 2021. Testbed partners Huawei and TusPark UK are working with CW to enable businesses to exploit new capabilities, fast-track innovation and gain competitive advantage as they shift towards the adoption of 5G.

Successful applicants will gain free access to:

  • An indoor 5G private network
  • The latest 5G-enabled devices
  • A brand-new innovation lab on the Cambridge Science Park with full 5G access and coverage for indoor applications
  • Access to a dedicated project room, a lobby reception with cafeteria and underground car park within the building
  • Masterclasses run by industry experts covering the latest applications and case studies for successful 5G adoption
  • Hardware, software, application and project coaching and support
  • Introductions to, and engagement with, the CW member network - in particular industry sectors who have expressed interest for innovative 5G use cases

The duration of each accelerator is 12 weeks with the current starting June 2021 and due to end October 2021. If you are interested in taking part in a future accelerator, or you know of a company that may be interested in this exciting opportunity, please contact Abhi Naha.

Tuspark Building

The TusPark UK building in Cambridge which houses the CW 5G Private Testbed

In partnership with HuaweiHuawei

Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. We are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. Huawei's end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, we create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes. At Huawei, innovation puts the customer first. We invest heavily in fundamental research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. We have nearly 194,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions, serving more than three billion people around the world. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

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