New 5G/B5G SME Web Page and Brochure available!

The NetWorld2020 SME Working Group is pleased to inform you that a new update of the “Find the SME you need” web page is available. This new update shows the skills and expertise of 65 SMEs. It may be sorted by technological expertise or by vertical sectors. Four new SME success stories are also released at the same time, adding to the previous ones. The brochure entitled “European SME Expertise in 5G and Beyond” has also been updated. Do not hesitate to have a look and download it for further use.

The European 5G Conference

Taking place virtually, the 2021 edition of The European 5G Conference will be held on 23-25 February. Now in its 5th year, the European 5G Conference has an established reputation as Brussels’ leading meeting place for discussion on 5G policy. With the European Commission currently consulting on a review of The 5G Action Plan, this year’s conference will focus on this and more. It will look at the role that 5G can play in digital recovery, and more broadly on the way forward to ensure that Europe’s 5G goals and objectives are fully achieved. For more information and to register your place, visit

Drones tested over 5G at the 5GENESIS Athens platform

“5G and Drones trials at Egaleo stadium” by online (in Greek) at

5G trials with drones at the 5GENESIS Athens platform

“Drones over Egaleo city” by (in Greek) available onlineδήμοι-αττικής/δήμος-αιγάλεω/drones-με-5g-πέταξαν-πάνω-από-το-αιγάλεω/

Presentation at the “Drones 3S Pro online conference”

Dr. Harilaos Koumaras (NCSRD), 5GENESIS coordinator, presented on 27 January 2021 the “5G!Drones Trials in Athens: Results, Challenges and the Next Steps” at Drones 3S Pro online conference (Athens, Greece). Special mention was made on the 5GENESIS Athens platform where 5G!Drones project trials performed at the end of October 2020. More information available at (in Greek):

Paper: NB-IoT Random Access: Data-driven Analysis and ML-based Enhancements

G. Caso, K. Kousias, Ö. Alay, A. Brunstrom, M. Neri, “NB-IoT Random Access: Data-driven Analysis and ML-based Enhancements”, IEEE Internet Things Journal, to appear, 2021. Supplementary materials and Dataset available at

2nd edition of the 5G-PPP Infrastructure -Trials & Pilots Brochure available!

5G-PPP News. The 2nd edition of the 5G-PPP Infrastructure -Trials and Pilots Brochure (ver.2) has been recently published. It provides an overview of the latest 5G-PPP project’s Trials & Pilots achievements. Learn more about the projects’ activities at 5G-PPP website:

Latest 5G-PPP Newsflash (December 2020) available!

The latest 5G-PPP Newsflash (December 2020) prepared by the Full5G project and 5G-PPP, is available online. It refers to the latest 5G news and activities performed during the last months of 2020 by 5G-PPP and 5G-IA research projects. You may access and read this issue online at