With this new Open Call, Start-ups and SMEs have the opportunity to participate in the 5G-LOGINNOV consortium and to be part of an exciting project working on improving sustainability and contributing to 5G enabled next generation operation systems of ports and logistics hubs in Europe and beyond. 5G-LOGINNOV brings together 15 partners to evaluate and showcase the added value of 5G technology for logistics and port operations in three Living Labs: Athens (GR), Hamburg (GE) and Luka Koper (SV). The Open Call is open since 26 April and applications can be handed in until 30 June 2021.
The 5G-LOGINNOV project started in September 2020 and is co-funded by the European Commission, under the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. The project has a strong interest in the emergence of new market players, such as SMEs and start-ups, taking advantage of the growing adoption of distributed cloud computing technologies in 5G networks and its potential for creating new innovative services in the logistics and Industry 4.0 sectors.
Selected Open Call applicants will have the opportunity to:
- investigate and gather experience with 5G based technologies for their use case;
- deploy and validate their solution in real operating environments;
- explore technical benefits;
- exploit the information discovered;
- develop new business opportunities;
- present their solutions at major international events.
Start-ups in the form of SMEs legally established in an eligible country will be able to submit their applications until 30 June 2021 to: OpenCall_applications@outlook.com. The selection process will take place in September, with all applicants receiving a response by 17 September 2021