We are processing received applications for Next Generation Infrastructure Funding



Open & Intelligent Software for the Radio Access Networks

The O-RAN ALLIANCE intends to provide seed funding up to an amount of $200,000 (plus applicable VAT) for research platforms that support research and development of next generation infrastructure, and invites proposals from academic and other research organizations for the development of such platforms.

Call for proposals closed on August 11, 2023.

Learn more and understand the submission process in the Call for Proposal

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Also for clarification, check our answers to Frequently asked Questions (FAQ)

Received applications are now being processed. Please read the Call for Proposal for details
or check our Frequently asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Applicant identification (Applicant - institution full name, Physical location – address, Website, Contact person, Email address, Phone number)
  • Amount of funding sought by applicant (in USD)
  • Overview of proposed work based on received funds
  • Detailed plans, milestones and expected deliverables of work
  • Long term impact of the work, especially to next generation open radio access networks
  • Ability to leverage the provided funding for future research efforts benefiting next generation open radio access networks
  • Description of the expertise of the team including all collaborators performing the work
  • Description of current research platform infrastructure (hardware and/or software) that will be leveraged for the work
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O-RAN ALLIANCE plans to hold its next industry event on
February 28, 2023 from 15:30-16:30 CET at MWC Barcelona 2023, hosted by Deutsche Telekom at Hall 3 Stand 3M31. The event will include:

Open & Intelligent Software for the Radio Access Networks

In case of any questions please send an email to: nGRG-funding@o-ran.org

The event has ended. We are preparing a recording for on-demand replay.

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