BEACON-5G develops technological innovations that contribute to the acceleration & development of 5G Open RAN solutions for urban requirements.
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
USE CASE 2: AUTONOMOUS ELECTRIC VEHICLES
Lead partner: Thales
USE CASE 1: SMART CITY
Lead partner: South Gloucestershire Council
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.
Project partner leading cyber security innovations and responsible for usecase and cyber security trials.
Project partner responsible for the smart city use-case trial and supporting design and implementation activities.
Project partner contributing to the cyber security work with their 5G expertise.
Project partner supporting cyber security innovations.
Project partner providing a 5G core solution and supporting