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.
Innovate UK Investor Partnerships: SME round 5
Opens: 26/10/2023 Closes: 08/01/2024
UK registered businesses can apply for grant funding alongside private investment from selected investor partners.
CyberASAP Pathfinder 2024
Opens: 20/11/2023 Closes: 01/12/2023
CyberASAP Pathfinder is a three-day bootcamp for academics, providing the necessary guidance and support for researchers to commercialise their ideas.
Innovate UK Smart Grants September 2023
Opens: 28/09/2023 Closes: 17/01/2024
Apply for a share of up to £25m for game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovations that can significantly impact the UK economy.
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