VTT workshop: Technologies towards 5G and beyond

Tuesday, 24 May, 2016

24 May 2016 - VTT hosts a workshop on 5G research activities and demonstrations. Petteri Mannersalo, coordinator of Horizon 2020 5G-ENSURE project focuses his presentation on BizTalk: 5G Enablers for Network and System Security and Resilience. Other workshop features include industrial keynote speech on digitalisation with research topics spanning 5G antenna and RF electronics to secure, intelligent, flexible and energy efficient networks and critical infrastructures, as well as terahertz communications as a beyond 5G technology.


  • Digitalisation and the 4th Industrial revolution: The next level of manufacturing through cyber-physical systems, increased communication and data analytics.
  • EU Horizon 2020 5G-PPP: future project calls.
  • ​Overview of VTT’s 5G research activities.
  • 5G RF and antenna technologies by VTT.
  • Beyond 5G: Terahertz communications, opportunities and challenges

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