CELTIC-NEXT autumn 2019: innovative 5G infrastructure and applications

Posted on: 26/09/2019

UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million for 5G collaborative R&D projects in the EUREKA CELTIC programme.

Following the CELTIC-NEXT summer briefing event in London on 20 August 2019, Innovate UK and the KTN are holding a briefing event, 10 October, London, in support of Innovate UK’s “CELTIC-NEXT autumn 2019: innovative 5G infrastructure and applications” competition.


Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is to invest up to £2 million from the CELTIC programme, which is part of the EUREKA Network. This will be in collaborative R&D projects.


The aim of this competition is to encourage the development of 5G in an international collaborative environment by helping UK organisations take part in the CELTIC programme.


We are looking for proposals that develop:

  • innovative 5G infrastructure technologies that make use of artificial intelligence (AI) in network operation or multi-access edge computing (MEC)
  • applications and services that use 5G networks to offer new or improved user experiences
  • 5G features in satellite networks or 5G applications and services that use satellites


Applications and services must focus on one or more of these use cases: the Internet of Things (IoT), the tactile internet, mission critical applications, infotainment and/or immersive technologies.


To see the full scope and how to apply, visit the website here.


Competition opens: Monday 14 October 2019
Competition closes: Wednesday 11 December 2019 12:00pm


Please note: applicants are required to complete a CELTIC-NEXT application form by 14th October 2019 in order to be eligible for this call. All details about CELTIC-NEXT can be found on its website here.

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