SBRI: Future Telecommunications Challenge
Up to £7m
Organisations can apply for a share of £28 million, inclusive of VAT in this SBRI competition for the development and commercialisation of cutting-edge telecommunications technological solutions with a foundational role in communication networks.
The competition aims to drive advancements in telecommunication technologies that can be integrated into functional prototypes and comprehensive system solutions.
Your proposal must demonstrate the development of innovative telecommunication technologies, fostering collaboration and innovation within the industry.
You must focus on close-to-market solutions, prioritising:
You must show how your solutions will:
You must demonstrate how your advancements in telecommunication technologies can be integrated into functional prototypes and comprehensive system solutions. This includes enabling the evaluation of technological maturity for potential users, integrators, standards makers and regulators.
Network of Networks
Solutions for this challenge can include virtualised and software-based solutions:
Advanced Optical Networks
Solutions for this challenge must drive innovation and technological advancements in the field of optical networking. They must focus on achieving step-changes in data rates, latency, and energy efficiency in both local and long-haul networks.
To support the demand for faster and more reliable communication networks, project outcomes must push the boundaries of optical networking technologies, including beyond fibre, for future generations of networks.
Next Generation Wireless
Solutions for this challenge must drive innovation and technological advancements in wireless communications, especially transformational access techniques. These include technologies such as:
This can include virtualised and software-based solutions.
SBRI will NOT fund projects that:
To lead a project, you can:
This competition involves up to 20 contracts being awarded to organisations. Up to £7 million inclusive of VAT will be allocated for each contract.Contact us