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VTT's workshop: Technologies towards 5G and beyond

24/05/2016 12:15 - 24/05/2016 16:00 Open Innovation House, Otaniementie 19-21, Otaniemi, Espoo

​Welcome to familiarize yourself to VTT’s 5G research activities and demonstrations. The event will have also an industrial keynote speech on digitalisation. The research topics cover technologies from 5G antenna and RF electronics to secure, intelligent, flexible and energy efficient networks and critical infrastructures. In addition, terahertz communications as a beyond 5G technology will be discussed.


Please register to the workshop here by 17th of May - event is free of charge. You may also ask your colleague to join the event. Please register well in time due to space limitations.  

12:15 - 12:20​Welcome
Jussi Paakkari, Head of Research Area
​12:20 - 12:50 Keynote speech:
Digitalization and the 4th Industrial revolution: The next level of manufacturing through cyber-physical systems, increased communication and data analytics.
Teemu Pajala, Siemens Osakeyhtiö
​12:50 - 13:00 EU Horizon 2020 5G-PPP: future project calls
Pertti Raatikainen, Research manager​
​13:00 - 13:15 Overview of VTT’s 5G research activities
Mika Lasanen, Programme manager
​13:15 - 13:25 BizTalk: 5G Enablers for Network and System Security and Resilience
Petteri Mannersalo, coordinator of Horizon 2020 5G-ENSURE project
​​13:25 - 13:40 5G RF and antenna technologies by VTT
Jussi Säily, Senior Scientist
​13:40 - 14:00Beyond 5G: Terahertz communications, opportunities and challenges
Vladimir Ermolov, Principal Scientist
​14:00 - 14:30​Coffee break
​14:30 - 16:00 ​Demo session, posters and videos, please see below.
​16:00 ​End of the session


Demonstrations and videos

  • Quality-Driven Mobility Management with a Network Information Service, Esa Piri

  • Pop-up content delivery network (CDN) with smart monitoring and management, Janne Vehkaperä

  • Automated small cell deployment with virtualised backhaul, Kimmo Ahola

  • Energy-aware software defined network (SDN)-based wireless mesh backhaul, Titta Ahola

  • Situational awareness of critical infrastructure, Seppo Horsmanheimo

  • Miniature Bluetooth Low Energy radio module targeted at health and wellness, Vladimir Ermolov, Mervi Hirvonen

  • Field Trial of Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), Marko Palola

  • 5G network and indoor coverage measurement with a robot, Juha Zidbeck

  • Silicon photonics for 5G, Päivi Heimala

  • Predictive channel selection for over-the-air video transmission using software-defined radio platform, Marko Höyhtyä

  • Netvizer: mesh networking for everyone, Timo Kyntäjä