5G Innovation Centre

5G research

Research in the 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) will address the key challenges in the development of a 5G infrastructure capable of providing connectivity for future technologies. A fundamental aim will be to use context – about users, services, networks and devices – to enable advanced communications capabilities that will provide an unparalleled user experience.

The 5GIC will carry out its work within the framework of seven key work areas, each of which will be led by a dedicated research team working in partnership with industry as mentors. These research projects will be supported by the Centre’s live outdoor and indoor testbed (see diagram below), which will enable researchers and industry partners to test technologies in a real situation.


5GIC live outdoor and indoor testbed *VF Test Centre=Vodafone Test Centre



The key work areas are:

For information

To register your interest in research collaboration opportunities in any of these areas please contact the named academic for the relevant area.

More information on collaborative opportunities/membership is available here.

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5G Innovation Centre University of Surrey Guildford Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom

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