The 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) at the University of Surrey is now the largest UK academic research centre dedicated to the development of the next generation of mobile and wireless communications. Bringing together leading academic expertise and key industry partners in a shared vision, the 5GIC will help to define and develop the 5G infrastructure that will underpin the way we communicate, work and live our everyday lives in the future.

The 5GIC has been set up to drive the delivery of a mobile communications and wireless connectivity capable of meeting the needs of tomorrow’s connected society and digital economy. Part of the University’s Institute for Communication Systems (ICS), it draws on Surrey’s internationally leading work and knowledge in mobile communications, Internet of Things (IoT), satellite communications and broadcasting, Connected cars and Future Internet. Research  in the Centre is conducted in close collaboration with 5GIC’s members, who represent all aspects of the mobile communications domain, and include the major telecom service providers, infrastructure vendors and device manufacturers.