We are pleased to announce the release of the 23rd monthly report (August) of Dr. Hendrik Berndt’s 5G System Activities in Europe.

The Association of Radio Industries and Businesses (ARIB) requested that Dr. Berndt compile this report. Dr. Berndt resides in Germany and for over 10 years has worked at DOCOMO Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH as its CTO/CSO. He also has, among other distinguished positions throughout his career, overseen several EU R&D projects. Dr. Berndt is the elected Vice-chair of the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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5G systems activities in Europe (05. August 2018)



1. Resource Elasticity for 5G Networks
Key words: 5G-MoNArch research project, computational elasticity, orchestration-driven elasticity, slice-aware elasticity

2. Nationwide 5G Energy Hub in Germany
Key words: Germany’s Federal Government’s digitization strategy, transition path to renewable energies

3. Audi and Ericsson to pioneer 5G for automotive manufacturing
Key words: 5G networked factory, essential for Industry 4.0, latency-critical application for auto body construction

4. Beyond 5G: Focus Group on Technologies for Network 2030
Key words: ITU-T Study Group 13, support for novel scenarios, focus group objectives

5. H2020 ICT-19 Information-day on Vertical Use Case Demonstrations
Key words: advanced 5G validation trials across multiple vertical industries, three ICT-17 platform projects

6. CEN – CENELEC Strategic Plan for Innovation
Key words: new innovation plan, fast-track processes

7. ETSI introduces its new Magazine ENJOY
Key words: headline quarterly edition,”5G is ready!”

8. Upcoming 5G events, organized by 5GPPP or taking place in Europe
Key words: Berlin 5G week, Berlin, Germany, 9th FOKUS FUSECO Forum, 5G Ultra-Reliable Low Latency Communications Conference, 5G Advanced: The Next Evolution Step of 5G New Radio