June 30, 2021 Public Appeal of Proposals for Beyond 5G R & D Promotion Project

The National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) is now accepting applications for researchers involved in a Beyond 5G research and development (R & D) promotion project.

1. Purpose

NICT will conduct open-call research and development with private companies and universities on the elemental technologies necessary to realize Beyond 5G, the next-generation information and communication technology that is expected to become the foundation of all industries and societies in the 2030s. Thereby, NICT aims to strengthen Japan’s international competitiveness by establishing the elemental technologies and reflecting the results of R & D in international standards.

2. Content of public appeal

NICT has decided to make a public appeal for researchers involved in the Beyond 5G R & D promotion project as specified below.

1. Subjects of public appeal

Beyond 5G Seeds Creation Program
Beyond 5G International Collaborative Research Program

2. Period of public appeal

From Wednesday, June 30 and no later than noon on Tuesday, August 10, 2021


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