Italy allocates funding for 5G research

14 Jan 2020

Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development (Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico, MiSE) has allocated more than EUR4 million (USD4.5 million) funding for six projects to develop emerging 5G applications. The schemes are being run by three universities plus three public bodies, in cooperation with telcos such as Wind Tre and Telecom Italia (TIM). The projects cover topics such as IoT, smart cities, artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain.