The open 5G research and innovation laboratory 5TONIC is proud to announce that ASTI has become its first industrial collaborator. ASTI (Automatismos y Sistemas de Transporte Interno) is a leading international engineering firm that builds made-to-measure automated intralogistics optimization solutions, ranging from traditional materials-handling equipment like conveyors and handlers through to latest-generation systems such as automated guided vehicles (AGVs).
IMDEA Networks & 5TONIC, a successful industry-academia partnership driving innovation and research in communication networks
18 May 2017
IMDEA Networks’ Director Arturo Azcorra, one of the top European experts on fifth generation communication networks (5G), travelled to the US earlier this month with a clear roadmap: to present three leading examples of the successful partnership between industry and academia currently driving innovation and research in communication networks in Europe, at two key venues that are cornerstones for the international research community.
12 May 2017
IMDEA Networks’ scientific production ranks 5th at INFOCOM 2017. The Madrid research Institute has presented ten scientific articles at the 2017 edition of what most networking researchers consider the most impactful annual conference in the field of communication networks: INFOCOM. The Institute’s Deputy Director, Albert Banchs, has authored four of these articles.
10 May 2017
The University Carlos III of Madrid awards a team of IMDEA Networks’ predoctoral researchers the Trophy to the Best International Team in its 2016/2017 Annual Futsal Competition.
5TONIC awarded Prize for Industrial Innovation by Spanish Economics & Business magazine «Actualidad Económica»
28 Apr 2017
The 5TONIC laboratory is one of the winners of the Prizes to the 100 Best Business Ideas awarded by «Actualidad Económica», the Spanish leading economics and business magazine.
20 Apr 2017
In an effort to ensure our scientific work has positive impact on the everyday lives of the billions of users of ICT communications worldwide, at IMDEA Networks we study the complexity of the various elements involved in the communication process, so that we can fine-tune them and create a more cohesive and harmonious whole. With this objective at heart the Institute launches a new line of research named «Network Measurements and Analytics».
07 Apr 2017
Researchers at IMDEA Networks are working on a €4.6million EU-funded project called RECAP to develop the next generation of optimised cloud computing systems to support the Internet of Everything. The project will pave the way for a radically novel concept in the provision of cloud services.
31 Mar 2017
Prof. Ioannis Stavrakakis has been appointed to the eminent role of Chair of Excellence by the Department of Education, Youth and Sports of the Community of Madrid. He has joined IMDEA Networks Institute as a Visiting Professor for a full academic year. He will share this role with parallel work at University Carlos III of Madrid.
23 Mar 2017
ETSI has just released the results of its two-week NFV Plugtests™ event that took place from 23 January to 3 February at the 5TONIC laboratory in Madrid, Spain. For features such as network service on-boarding, instantiation and termination, 98% of the interoperability tests succeeded. For more complex operations like scaling and network service updates, very encouraging initial results were observed. The test plan, overall results and lessons learnt during the Plugtests are fed back to ETSI NFV ISG.