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Coding for Optical communications In the Nonlinear regime (COIN)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 29, 2020,

The rapid increase in data traffic in the past years and traffic forecasts will lead to capacity exhaust in the optical fibre communications infrastructure which carries over 95% of all data services. The optical fibre channel is nonlinear, that is, its properties, namely its refractive index, is dependent on optical intensity, and at high power densities, the combination of nonlinear effects and ...
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Anticipatory Networking Techniques in 5G and Beyond (ACT5G)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2019,

The rapid growth in mobile network data traffic contributed to the unprecedented speed of 4G LTE adoption, creating the need of sustainable capacity growth in next generation of wireless systems, namely 5G. A key success factor of 5G is network and management system design for flexibility by prediction and adaptation. To this end, anticipation is a promising new approach. By predicting and adaptin ...
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Graphene-based disruptive technologies (GrapheneCore1)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2018,

This project is the second in the series of EC-financed parts of the Graphene Flagship. The Graphene Flagship is a 10 year research and innovation endeavour with a total project cost of 1,000,000,000 euros, funded jointly by the European Commission and member states and associated countries. The first part of the Flagship was a 30-month Collaborative Project, Coordination and Support Action (CP-CS ...
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The demand for broadband content and services has been growing at tremendous rates, and predictions indicate that wireless data-rates of multiple tens of Gbps will be required by the year 2020, essentially for short-range connectivity. Currently available wireless technology cannot support these future demands, and so there is an urgent need to develop new technology platforms that are cost and en ...
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5G NOvel Radio Multiservice adaptive network Architecture (5G NORMA)

Start date: Jul 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

"The key objective of 5G NORMA is to develop a conceptually novel, adaptive and future-proof 5G mobile network architecture. The architecture is enabling unprecedented levels of network customisability, ensuring stringent performance, security, cost and energy requirements to be met; as well as providing an API-driven architectural openness, fuelling economic growth through over-the-top innovation ...
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Key objectives of METIS-II are to develop the overall 5G radio access network design and to provide the technical enablers needed for an efficient integration and use of the various 5G technologies and components currently developed. The innovation pillars that will allow METIS-II to achieve this goal are • a holistic spectrum management architecture addressing the spectrum crunch, • an air interf ...
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The overall objective of Flex5Gware is to deliver highly reconfigurable hardware (HW) platforms together with HW-agnostic software (SW) platforms targeting both network elements and devices and taking into account increased capacity, reduced energy footprint, as well as scalability and modularity, to enable a smooth transition from 4G mobile wireless systems to 5G.As it will be argued in the propo ...
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5G will have to cope with a high degree of heterogeneity in terms of: (a) services (mobile broadband, massive machine and mission critical communications, broad-/multicast services and vehicular communications); (b) device classes (low-end sensors to high-end tablets); (c) deployment types (macro and small cells); (d) environments (low-density to ultra-dense urban); (e) mobility levels (static to ...
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... band services for mobile users, supporting UHD/3D streaming, immersive applications and ultra-responsive cloud services.The consortium brings together major infrastructure vendors (Samsung, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, Intel, Nokia), major European operators (Orange, Telefonica), leading research institutes and universities (Fraunhofer HHI Institute, CEA-LETI, IMDEA Networks, Universities Aal ...
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The proposed pilot line project WAYTOGO FAST objective is to leverage Europe leadership in Fully Depleted Silicon on Insulator technology (FDSOI) so as to compete in leading edge technology at node 14nm and beyond preparing as well the following node transistor architecture. Europe is at the root of this breakthrough technology in More Moore law. The project aims at establishing a distributed pilo ...
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Graphene-Based Revolutions in ICT And Beyond (GRAPHENE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Mar 31, 2016,

This Flagship aims to take graphene and related layered materials from a state of raw potential to a point where they can revolutionize multiple industries – from flexible, wearable and transparent electronics, to new energy applications and novel functional composites.Our main scientific and technological objectives in the different tiers of the value chain are to develop material technologies fo ...
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DISCUS will analyse, design, and demonstrate a complete end-to-end architecture and technologies for an economically viable, energy efficient and environmentally sustainable future-proof optical network. It will provide a revolution in communications networks applicable across Europe and the wider world exploiting to the full the opportunity offered by LR-PONS and flat optical core networks to pro ...
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5G: A LeadershIp Vision for Europe (5-Alive)

Start date: Nov 1, 2014, End date: Oct 31, 2015,

The approach of the 5-Alive project will be to use an innovative mix of community and industrial support to produce the essential material and to perform an intensive communications programme. The project proposes to establish effective processes to capture, synopsise and present frequent news updates on the activities of the European 5G initiative and ensure their widespread dissemination. The ...
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Traffic demand is increasing dramatically, year on year, with typical growth figures of up to 60% for Internet based traffic. Such traffic increase is impacting on both network costs and power consumption. Moreover, traffic is not only increasing but becoming much more dynamic, both in time and direction. For these reasons, transport network evolution from current DWDM systems towards elastic opti ...
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Future INternEt Smart Utility ServiCEs (Finesce)

Start date: Mar 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

Change is the name of the game in energy! The shift to sustainability is visible everywhere. It is now a European priority to combine solutions which utilise energy generation from renewable energy sources and optimize energy usage efficiency into a Smart Energy System based on the introduction of Future Internet technologies. At the same time, business innovation needs to be encouraged to ensure ...
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LTE and LTE-Advanced have been optimized to deliver high bandwidth pipes to wireless users. The transport mechanisms have been tailored to maximize single cell performance by enforcing strict synchronism and orthogonality within a single cell and within a single contiguous frequency band. Various emerging trends reveal major shortcomings of those design criteria:•The fraction of machine-type-commu ...
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FI-WARE: Future Internet Core Platform (FI-WARE)

Start date: May 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

The goal of the FI-WARE project is to advance the global competitiveness of the EU economy by introducing an innovative infrastructure for cost-effective creation and delivery of services, providing high QoS and security guarantees. FI-WARE is designed to meet the demands of key market stakeholders across many different sectors, e.g., healthcare, telecommunications, and environmental services. FI- ...
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Networked Society (NetSoc)

Start date: Jul 1, 2012, End date: Jun 30, 2014,

The strategic objective of the Networked Society project is to define the requirements for future networks that can seamlessly support the Networked Society of 2020. This will be achieved by enabling an informed dialogue and policy debate between the terrestrial, satellite and content delivery communities and the industrial and social application sectors. This project will create new and lasting r ...
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UniverSelf

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2013,

The internet of today is fragmented into loosely interacting domains. Future Networks will be pervasive: people, machines and the surrounding spaces will form decentralized and dynamic networks of networks of as-yet unseen scales. Future Networks will challenge Service and Network Operators to find the right ways to embed intelligence into networks in order to ensure their autonomic management an ...
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ACCORDANCE introduces a novel ultra high capacity (even reaching the 100Gbps regime) extended reach optical access network architecture based on OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access) technology/protocols, implemented through the proper mix of state-of-the-art photonics and electronics. Such architecture is not only intended to offer improved performance compared to evolving TDMA-PO ...
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Future INternet for Smart ENergY (FINSENY)

Start date: Apr 1, 2011, End date: Apr 30, 2013,

The energy sector has entered a period of major change which will continue for many years to come. The increasing proportion of electricity from renewable sources means that the architecture of the energy grid will have to support the distributed, in addition to the centralised, generation of energy and to adapt to a highly volatile supply e.g. from wind and solar generators. From the consumption ...
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Quality of Service and MObility driven cognitive radio Systems (QoSMOS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Mar 31, 2013,

QoSMOS is a 3-year Integrated Project that aims at researching, developing and integrating a Cognitive Radio (CR) framework to enable mobile broadband systems to improve utilisation of licensed and/or unlicensed bands, by adding dynamic exploitation of under-utilised spectrum. The technical focus is on opportunistic use of spectrum combined with managed Quality of Service (QoS) and seamless mobili ...
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EXpAnding LTE for Devices (EXALTED)

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Feb 28, 2013,

The number of networked humans will reach saturation by the middle of the next decade, while the number of networked devices will continue to increase dramatically for some time to come. The Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) has set out a vision of the future where 7 trillion wireless devices will be serving 7 billion people by 2017. The vast majority of wireless traffic will be between machine ...
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SAIL: Scalable & Adaptive Internet soLutions (SAIL)

Start date: Aug 1, 2010, End date: Feb 28, 2013,

SAIL's objective is the research and development of novel networking technologies using proof-of-concept prototypes to lead the way from current networks to the Network of the Future.SAIL leverages state of the art architectures and technologies, extends them as needed, and integrates them using experimentally-driven research, producing interoperable prototypes to demonstrate utility for a set of ...
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Due to the need of supporting diversified services with vastly expanded use of wireless access, the Future Internet will set the networks under stress for resources. This motivates the quest for efficiency, through technologies that achieve: (i) higher utilization of resources; (ii) lower transmission powers and energy consumption (decisions with "green" footprint); (iii) reductions in the total c ...
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Future networked media applications will be multi-sourced, highly interactive distributed meshes of HD and 3D multi-sensory channels. While high-quality user-centric applications such as these offer tremendous advantages to their participants and to society at large, they present a major headache to ISPs as they demand unprecedented quantities of network resources in unpredictable locations. The t ...
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Internet traffic has been growing quickly for many years, despite adverse economic conditions and this growth will continue in the future. To cope with this evolution, the cost of today's network solutions is still too high.In addition, in line with the EC goal of reducing the overall emissions, energy efficiency should be widely improved, using whenever possible optics instead of electronics wher ...
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In current wireless communications, radio spectrum and infrastructure are typically used such that interference is avoided by exclusive allocation of frequency bands and employment of base stations. SAPHYRE will demonstrate how equal-priority resource sharing in wireless networks improves spectral efficiency, enhances coverage, increases user satisfaction, leads to increased revenue for operators, ...
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Internet of Things Initiative (IoT-i)

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2012,

Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most important areas of a Future Internet with significant potential to positively impact European economy and society. The current IoT research community is however highly fragmented, featuring diverging approaches and technologies. This inevitably leads to a lack of coherency that hinders the realisation of an interoperable IoT, preventing the IoT to achiev ...
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eMobility NetWorld

Start date: Jul 1, 2010, End date: Jul 31, 2012,

Society is becoming confident that it can address the Grand Challenges of the 21st century: It can address global warming by taking decisive action, can invent and deploy innovative transport systems to reduce traffic problems and will be able to solve the issues associated with the ageing population. Smart applications enabled by advanced communication networks will be a centrepiece of many solu ...
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Advanced Radio Interface Technologies for 4G Systems (ARTIST4G)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Jun 30, 2012,

The first 3GPP Long Term Evolution standard version is complete and ready to be deployed. Although it increases peak data rate and spectral efficiency compared to legacy techniques, cell-edge and average user throughputs are still significantly lower than the peak rates. In the LTE-Advanced Study Item, ways to extend LTE are being explored. However, some of the considered techniques are complex an ...
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Energy Aware Radio and neTwork tecHnologies (EARTH)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Jun 30, 2012,

Telecommunication networks and in particular mobile communications are increasingly contributing to global energy consumption. The EARTH proposal tackles the important issue of energy saving by enhancing the energy efficiency of mobile broadband systems thereby reducing CO2 emissions. It is a highly ambitious and unique proposal, applying an integrated approach to investigate the energy efficiency ...
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"Positioning applications (especially in Europe) are based on positioning data mainly provided by GPS (and in the medium-term GALILEO), which in many cases may become problematic due to the low accuracy provided (thus preventing the take-up of services with high accuracy constraints), the low availability of satellite positioning signals particularly in urban areas and the reliability of the posit ...
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ACTIBIO will research and develop a completely new concept in biometric authentication: the extraction of multimodal biometric signatures based on the response of the user to specific stimuli, while performing specific but natural work-related activities. The novelty of the approach lies in the fact that the biometric measurements will correspond to the response of the person to specific events be ...
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Description The overriding objective of IRMOS is to enable 'real-time' interaction between people and applications over a Service Oriented Infrastructure...The primary objective of IRMOS is to enable 'real-time' interaction between people and applications by developing, integrating and validating an adequate Service Oriented Infrastructur ...
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... testing and validation of these algorithms.The project is led by SEQUANS Communications, industry leader in fixed and mobile WiMAX system-on-chip solutions, and the list of partners includes RINICOM, Alcatel-Lucent, Thales Communications, TURKCELL, Ultra Electronics, Bilkent University, Politecnico di Torino, SUPELEC, Institute of Accelerating Systems & Applications, University of Leeds, Kadir Has ...
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CARrier grade MEsh Networks (CARMEN)

Start date: Jan 1, 2008, End date: Dec 31, 2010,

CARMEN, CARrier grade MEsh Networks, will study and specify a wireless mesh network supporting carrier grade triple-play services for mobile/fixed network operators. Future operator networks will be comprised of a common core network and several access networks, and the CARMEN access network will complement other access technologies by providing a low cost and fast deployment mesh network access t ...
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PHYDYAS proposes an advanced physical layer, using filter bank-based multicarrier (FBMC) transmission, for the new concepts in radiocommunications: dynamic access spectrum management (DASM) and cognitive radio. It shows that the performance and operational flexibility of systems are enhanced by exploiting the spectral efficiency of filter banks and the independence of sub-channels. Combining wit ...
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eMobility Coordination Action (eMobility CA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2008, End date: Jun 30, 2010,

Telecommunications is experiencing major change. Sector actors are searching for new strategies as globalisation, mergers, convergence and new and disruptive technologies happen. The eMobility Technology Platform was formed to address this challenge and has almost 650 members. It has a track record of success in facilitating consensus building. The strategic objective of the eMobility CA proj ...
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4WARD - Architecture and Design for the Future Internet (4WARD)

Start date: Jan 1, 2008, End date: Jun 30, 2010,

Today's network architectures are stifling innovation, restricting it mostly to the application level while the need for structural change is increasingly evident. The absence of adequate facilities to design, optimize and interoperate new networks currently forces a convergence to an architecture that is suboptimal for many applications and that cannot support innovations within itself, the Inter ...
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