5G is more than just another upgrade in the mobile telecoms landscape. 5G promises to become the underpinning technology for the entire global digital economy, capable of generating trillions of pounds of value.
The Innovate UK KTN Digital team is at the heart of the UK’s strategic plans for 5G, determined to help shape the future of this technology. 5G is of key importance to the UK economy. The Government is coordinating efforts to accelerate making 5G a reality and is funding trials of the technology, ground-breaking applications and innovative business partnerships across urban and rural applications.
Innovate UK KTN is a founding delivery partner of the UK5G Innovation Network, using its deep expertise and collaborative approach to support the network. UK5G is dedicated to the promotion of research, collaboration and the commercial application of 5G in the UK.
UK5G facilitates the engagement and coordination of organisations working on 5G activities in the UK. As part of the network, Innovate UK KTN helps strengthen powerful connections between research and development activities across telecoms and other sectors, including the UK Government’s 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme.
The UK5G network has created 7 sector working groups to focus on the real-world benefit and applications of 5G.
To enable and facilitate deeper cross sector collaboration, a vendor directory has recently been created.
To find out more and to register for free updates, market insight and information about public and private investment, visit www.uk5g.org.
Click here to see all open funding opportunities in the Digital sector.
Innovation in Professional & Financial Services Round 2
Opens: 01/08/2023 Closes: 27/09/2023
UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £5m to develop new products and services within Professional and Financial Services.
Innovation Exchange challenge: Contacting Priority Service Register Customers Without Mobile Phones During Power Cuts
Opens: 04/09/2023 Closes: 13/10/2023
UK Power Networks is looking to find a reliable method to communicate with priority services register customers during a power cut.
Innovate UK innovation loans future economy: round 11
Opens: 14/09/2023 Closes: 08/11/2023
UK registered businesses can apply for loans for innovative projects with strong commercial potential to significantly improve the UK economy.
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