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Digital Catapult 5G Testbed Accelerator Programme

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  • Published by Richard Foggie on 28 May 2020
  • Last modified 28 May 2020
Open call for creative SMEs to experiment with 5G technologies.

Applications open until 1 July 2020

Digital Catapult is looking for the next cohort of companies to join its 5G Testbed Accelerator Programme. Designed for technology startups and scaleups working in the creative industries, this 20 week programme provides access to the tools, facilities and expertise needed to develop and test new products and services using 5G technologies.

Who should apply
Ambitious technology startups and scaleups working in the creative industries with an interest in developing new products, services and experiences technically and commercially through 5G technology are encouraged to apply.

Digital Catapult’s 5G Testbed Accelerator Programme can provide particular benefits to creative companies working with:
Audio and Video streaming technologies
Immersive (AR/VR/MR) technologies
Real-time production technologies

What we’re looking for:
An understanding of how 5G will benefit a project or business
Technical ability within project teams to work alongside Digital Catapult’s 5G tech team 
Business plan for a well-defined and viable product or service
Ability to be at testbed location at set points throughout development
Why apply
This is a unique opportunity for technology startups and scaleups in the creative industries to learn about 5G capabilities, develop new offerings that embrace the potential of disruptive technologies, and test new products and services in a safe environment.

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