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BEACON-5G develops technological innovations that contribute to the acceleration & development of 5G Open RAN solutions for urban requirements.

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BEACON-5G

  • Provides a collaborative network for R&D involving international and incumbent suppliers

  • Contributes to the 5G diversification strategy with a strong emphasis on building 5G networks via open interface solutions and cyber security.

  • Aligned with the functional priority areas of software platforms  and system integration of the FRANC programme

  • Proof of end-to-end integrated multi-vendor 5G system successfully operating in different use cases

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USE CASE 2: AUTONOMOUS ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Lead partner: Thales

Vehicle Charging Stations
Aerial View of Junction

USE CASE 1: SMART CITY

Lead partner: South Gloucestershire Council

Supportive Doctor

USE CASE 3: SMART HEALTHCARE

Lead partner: Toshiba

HORIZONTAL TRIAL: INTEROPERABILITY

Lead partner: TOSHIBA

About: The interoperability of the system will be tested after swapping O-RAN components and core network.

HORIZONTAL TRIAL: CYBER SECURITY

Lead partner: THALES

About: The cyber resilience of the 5G Open RAN system will be evaluated with and without the security enhancements developed in BEACON-5G.

Toshiba (logo)

Lead project partner, responsible for overall project management/delivery, and research/design/implementation/trial for key innovations.

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Thales (logo)

Project partner leading cyber security innovations and responsible for usecase and cyber security trials.

South Gloucestershire Council (logo)

Project partner responsible for the smart city use-case trial and supporting design and implementation activities.

Coventry University (logo)

Project partner  contributing to the cyber security work with their 5G expertise.

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Project partner  supporting cyber security innovations.

AttoCore (logo)

Project partner providing a 5G core solution and supporting
design/implementation/trial activities.

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This project is co-funded by the UK Government's Department for Science, Innovation and Technology.

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