On 2nd June, 2022, the 6G Smart Networks and Services Industry Association (Chair of Board: Colin Willcock) and the IMT-2030 (6G) Promotion Group (Chair: Zhiqin WANG), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 6G.
The 6G Smart Networks and Services Industry Association (6G-IA) is the voice of European Industry and Research for next generation networks and services. Its primary objective is to contribute to Europe’s leadership on beyond 5G and 6G research and to full 5G deployment according to the 5G Action Plan. The 6G-IA carries out a wide range of activities in strategic areas including standardization, frequency spectrum, R&D projects, technology skills, collaboration with key vertical industry sectors, notably for the development of trials, and international cooperation.
The IMT-2030 (6G) Promotion Group is the flagship platform in China to promote 6G R&D and international cooperation, and it is driving the cutting-edge research on 6G technology and industry in China. Its primary objective is to gather China’s industry-university-research forces to promote 6G researches in a wide range of areas, including vision and requirements, wireless and network technologies, standardization, trials, study of social and economic impact, and international collaborations.
Yesterday, 6G-IA and the IMT-2030 (6G) Promotion Group have agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to further promote cooperation on 6G.
Here are the areas of cooperation, following the Memorandum of Understanding.
III. Further steps
Both the 6G-IA and IMT-2030 (6G) Promotion Group seek to organize joint activities, including but not limited to workshops, seminars, webinars, trials, and joint publications.
6G Smart Networks and Services Industry Association
The IMT-2030 (6G) Promotion Group