5G-VINNI is scheduled to run until 1 July 2021 and has a budget of EURO 20 million. It’s funded by Horizon 2020, the EU’s biggest research and innovation programme.
The 5G-VINNI’s main facility sites are located in the lager Oslo area and Kongsberg in Norway, Martlesham in the UK, Madrid in Spain and Patras in Greece. Its experimentation facility sites, which provide environments for advanced focused experimentation and testing possibilities on elements and combinations of elements of the E2E model, are located in Aveiro in Portugal and in Berlin and Munich in Germany. 5G-VINNI also has a moving experimentation facility site, which is a satellite-connected rapid response vehicle.
The consortium of 5G-VINNI consist of 23 different partners, including Telenor Group (Telenor Research, Telenor Norway and Telenor Satellite), British Telecom (UK), Telefonica (Spain), SES (Lux), Huawei (Norway and Germany), Ericsson (Norway), Nokia (Norway), Samsung (UK), Intracom (Greece), Keysight (Denmark), Cisco (Norway), Alticelabs (Portugal), Engineering (Italy), AUEB (Greece), UC2M (Spain), Simula (Norway), Uni. Patras (Greece), Fraunhofer FOKUS (Germany), EANTC (Germany), Limemicro (UK), SRS (IR), and Eurescom (Germany).