The 5G-ENCODE project is addressing the expressed requirements of the manufacturing industry
The 5G-ENCODE Project, is a £9 Million collaborative project aiming to develop clear business cases and value propositions for 5G applications in manufacturing industry. The project is partially funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport of the UK Government as part of their 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme. The project is one of the UK Government’s biggest investment in 5G for manufacturing to date.
Key project information
- Project Budget: £9 million
- Supported: Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and
West of England Combined Authority
- Funding Programme: 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme
- Lead Partner: Zeetta Networks
- Project Partners/Participants: National Composites Centre, Mativision, Plataine, Siemens, Solvay, Telefonica, Toshiba and University of Bristol
- Start date: February 2020
- Duration: 26 months
Addressing Industry Requirements
1 – Lack of demonstrable cost-efficiency and return on investment.
4 – Current lack of understanding of how 5G differs from other connectivity solutions