Congratulations to Dr Huiling Zhu, Professor Nathan Gomes, and Professor Jiangzhou Wang from the School of Engineering and Digital Arts upon the successful EU Horizon funding award, entitled “5G harmonized research and trials for service evolution between EU and China (5G-DRIVE)” totalling 695,000 Euros which will commence in September 2018 and conclude in February 2021.
5G-DRIVE will trial and validate the interoperability between EU & China 5G networks. The key objectives are to boost 5G harmonisation & R&D cooperation between EU & China through strong connected trials and research activities. The project has a strong consortium of 17 partners, including a prominent car manufacturer, SMEs, research institutes and universities. 5G-DRIVE is ideally set to instill tremendous impact on the validation of standards and trigger the roll-out of real 5G networks and V2X innovative solutions.