CELTIC Innovate UK Summer Briefing

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The CELTIC Innovate UK Summer Briefing took place on the 20th of August. Funding opportunities were presented from Innovate UK at the Prince Phillips Hall in London. Several project ideas with potential partners were discussed.
CELTIC, part of the EUREKA intergovernmental network, is a telecommunications industry-led initiative promoting collaborative research and innovation, supported by public authorities. CELTIC-NEXT, which deals with future networks, follows on the footsteps of the CELTIC and CELTIC-PLUS programmes.
The Summer Briefing was organisations and open to any organization interested in participating to a CELTIC-NEXT project. This was an opportunity to present and discuss proposals and to find potential partners to form project consortia.
During this event, Innovate UK  announced the funding competition for UK organisations planning to participate to the CELTIC-NEXT autumn call, whose scope will cover 5G infrastructure technologies, as well as applications and services that leverage 5G networks. Innovate UK will provide further guidance on this collaborative R&D funding competition during the event.


  • Welcome John Kingsburry, KTN
  • Keynote address by Zoe Webster, Director for AI and Data Economy at Innovate UK
  • Innovate UK CELTIC competition by Jean-François Fava-Verde, Innovation Lead – Digital at Innovate UK
  • CELTIC-NEXT Autumn Call by Christiane Reinsch, CELTIC-NEXT Programme Coordinator
  • Pitch presentations moderated by Christiane Reinsch, CELTIC-NEXT Programme Coordinator
  • Networking lunch

Join the CELTIC Consortium Building Web-Sessions on 9-13 September.

In case you are interested in one of the newly presented pitches, please  join the consortium building web-sessions. This is a good opportunity to further connect and discuss a possible involvement in one of the below CELTIC project ideas. In case there is no webinar scheduled please contact the pitch presenters directly, the contact details can be found on the last slide of the presentations.

More Project Ideas

Shadow Robot11 September16-16.30 CETEfstathia SotiropoulouShadow Robot UK
Adaptive Multilink Resource ManagementPlease contact the Presenter or the CELTIC OfficeLes Humphrey, Michael FitchCommunications Research LtdUK
5G International Music Jam10 September11-11.30 CETNickFABLAB LONDON VRUK
EMPORIUM09 September10-10.30 CETRenee WansdronkWansdronkNetherlands
AI - enabling effective directly to customer salesPlease contact the Presenter or the CELTIC OfficeMarkus SihvonenLAMK OyFinland
MmWave Devices and Systems for Mobile Industrial Internet of Things
10 September10-10.30 CETJaswinder LotaUniversity of East of LondonUK
Smart Augmented VR for Health12 September11-11.30 CETDavid Wortley360in360ix
Dependable Connectivity as a Service12 September 10-10.30 CETKeivan NavaieLancaster UniversityUK
5G Air to Ground Connectivity11 September10-10:30 CETJean-Christophe SchielAirbusFrance
SAFE HOMEPlease contact the Presenter or the CELTIC OfficeAyman RadwanInstituto de TelecomunicacoesPortugal


If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us, event@celticnext.eu

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