Bringing together leading academic expertise and key industry partners, the 5G Innovation Centre at the University of Surrey hosts the UK’s only large-scale testbed for prototyping technological solutions, and will help to define the global approach to 5G as it moves towards standardisation.
5G will intelligently understand the demands of users in real time, dynamically allocating network resources depending on whether the connected device needed voice or data connectivity.
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We’re recruiting PhD students with the drive and vision to be part of our exciting new venture, through a number of PhD studentships sponsored by our industrial partners.
5G represents the next generation of wireless technology. Watch our film to discover more about 5G and see inside the 5G Innovation Centre.
5G is the future of wireless technology. Our unique combination of researchers and industry Members aims to make a significant contribution to 5G standardisation.
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The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Digital and Culture, visited the University of Surrey today (13 March).
The University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) was recently awarded the “Spirit of Surrey” award for outstanding contributions to the county, through the research and development of the next generation of mobile and wireless communications.
A recent article published in IEEE Intelligent Systems highlights the requirements the IoT will place on search engines and brings together the latest research being carried out in this field.
Staff and students of the University of Surrey had the opportunity to get up close and personal recently with the latest smart technology. A demo truck showcasing exclusive cutting edge video conferencing technology, smart home equipment and virtual reality gaming was available for one day only for Surrey’s staff and students to experience.
Huawei Technologies Co, China's leading smartphone and equipment maker, made big inroads into Europe by tying up with world-class universities in the United Kingdom that have been leading the way with innovation for decades. The China post writes about what impact their investment has on the industry.
Huawei Technologies Co have invested with world-class universities close to 10 million pounds in the UK.
The University of Surrey’s 5GIC (part of the Institute for Communications Systems) has – for the first time worldwide – produced a full demonstration of its FDC, which points to a significant reduction in deployment, optimisation and upgrade costs for network operators.
The 5GIC has been highlighted in a recent article on SDX Central looking at the top five world-wide institutions building 5G technology.
Multiple Access Communications Limited (MAC Ltd) – a consulting and product development company specialising in mobile radio communications – has become a member of the 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) based at the University of Surrey. The company joins a growing number of industrial partners working with the 5GIC’s leading academics to develop the next generation of mobile and wireless communications.
“Studying something as novel as advanced 5G communications – particularly at Surrey with its leading research centre in this field – has been a thrilling experience.”
“I was attracted by the University’s passion and attitude, and this has continued to impress me.”
The University of Surrey has been awarded more than three-quarters of a million euros in research grants from the European Union since the UK’s electorate voted to leave the 28-country union on 23 June.
The University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) and Digital Greenwich, part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, have today announced a ground-breaking partnership that will deliver the technology that will underpin future smart cities.
A new joint facility – the Nonlinear Microwave Measurements and Modelling Laboratories (n3m-labs) has been launched at the University of Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute and the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) to help develop the next generation of super-efficient electronic devices.
University of Surrey and Zoetis collaborate to launch vHive, New Innovation Centre.
The 5G Innovation Centre brings together leading academic experts and key industry partners, including Telefonica, Vodafone, regional SMEs and the EM3 Local Enterprise Partnership.
Lime Microsystems, (Guildford, UK) a leading supplier of Field Programmable RF Transceiver (FPRF) ICs has joined the 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) at the University of Surrey.
New paper from the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre explores challenges of universal coverage, reach and reliability in the 5G revolution
In the latest whitepaper to be published from the 5G Innovation Centre, it proposes a disruptive change in architecture for next generation cellular networking that enables a user experience that is perceived as always sufficient for their current context.
On Thursday 17 December, a group of 25 delegates from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology visited the University campus for a tour of the 5G Innovation Centre.
The University of Surrey and The Pirbright Institute have been awarded £1.2 million funding for a new project which will enable scientific researchers and businesses to work together and help establish the area as internationally-recognised for animal health.
5G Innovation Centre celebrates UK-China collaboration, welcoming Cybersecurity Administration of China’s Zhuang Rongwen
Following the successful launch of 5GIC on 15th September, the Centre was delighted to welcome Ed Vaizey, Minister of State at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
5G represents the next generation of wireless technology. Watch our film to discover more about 5G and see inside our new 5G Innovation Centre.
Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology has joined the 5GIC, contributing channel emulation and protocol testing expertise to the development of next-generation 5G technology.
Dr Nick Reed, Academy Director at TRL, the UK’s Research Transport Laboratory, has been appointed as a Visiting Professor at 5GIC.
Dr Kaleshi joins the Digital Catapult Centre as 5G fellow.
Blu Wireless has joined 5GIC as part of its SME Technology partner programme, integrating its Blu Wireless ‘Lightning’ millimetre wave gigabit modems within the 5GIC 5G mobile testbed.
Imagination Technologies is joining the 5G Innovation Centre to collaborate in exploring, developing and defining underlying technologies that will power the next-generation 5G mobile communications network.
The IEEE International Conference on Communications provided 5GIC academics the opportunity to present the Centre's latest research in the development of 5G, playing a leading role in furthering discussions on 5G architecture development.
5GIC was delighted to welcome Madam Chen Lifang, Corporate Senior Vice President and Director of the Board of Huawei, to the Centre this week to explore future collaborative initiatives for 5G.
The new Institute for Communications building – home to the 5G Innovation Centre – is now complete, with only finishing touches left and staff already moving into their new offices.
Adrian Waller is set to take up the position of Visiting Professor within the Department of Computing.
Professor John Watts and Visiting Professor Stephen Temple elected as new Fellows for the Royal Academy of Engineering.
A consortium of key global players in telecommunications formally joins Surrey to develop 5G Innovation Centre.
By becoming a Member of the 5GIC, organisations can help shape a world-class centre of excellence in 5G from inception and gain access to world-class academics and researchers, and to our state-of-the-art 5G technology evaluation facility.