Ericsson AB

Ericsson is the driving force in the Digitalization of Society - a world leader in communications technology and services. Ericsson’s services, software and infrastructure - especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud - are enabling the communications industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve user experience and capture new opportunities. With approximately 106 000 professionals and customers in 180 countries, Ericsson combines global scale with technology and services leadership. Ericsson supports networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers and 40% of the world's mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. The investments in research and development ensure that Ericsson’s solutions stay in front. The organization within Ericsson that will be engaged in the project, called Ericsson Research, provides Ericsson with system concepts, technology and methodology to secure long-term competitive product provisioning. World-class innovation is achieved through cooperation within Ericsson and with partners, customers, universities and research institute. In 5G-Dive, EAB will contribute technically mainly in WP1, WP2 and WP3. The focused area will be 5G indoor system design and deployment, 5G connectivity trials in Industry 4.0 use case, as well as the innovations in the emerging area of IoT, mainly in centralized and virtualized baseband for multi-RAT IoT technologies.

(This company acts as a third-party of Ericsson).
Lund University participates in the project as a third party of Ericsson AB. Lund University was founded in 1666 and is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition. Lund is the most popular study location in Sweden. The University offers one of the broadest ranges of programmes and courses in Scandinavia, based on cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge research. The Broadband Communications group at the Department of Electrical and Information Technology focuses on broadband access and core networks, on all layers. The research areas are applied signal processing, 5G-fronthaul, and network design. The group has a system-centric approach, where the system functionality and maintenance is the main focus. The research is performed in close cooperation with Swedish and International industrial partners. In Sweden, the group has a formal agreement with Ericsson AB.