Peter Lancaster

Mr Peter Lancaster

IAA Knowledge Exchange Manager

University of surrey

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5G Innovation Centre coming to Surrey

The University of Surrey has been awarded funding to develop a 5G Innovation Centre to stimulate significant expansion in UK telecommunication research, development, innovation and the provision of broadband mobile internet services, with significant downstream benefits for economic growth.

A consortium of key mobile operators and infrastructure providers including - Huawei, Samsung, Telefonica Europe, Fujitsu Laboratories Europe, Rohde-Schwarz and AIRCOM International - are contributing around £24 million which is joined with £11.6 million from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF) to  bring the total funds available to £35 million.

The 5G Centre will provide real-time experimental facilities to underpin the development of new mobile broadband internet products and services.

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