Technologies for 5G and beyond | Open Ecosystem Network

Technologies for 5G and beyond

The best technologies meeting evaluation criteria will be tested for go-to-market.
Owning Partner


Do you have technologies which could be disruptive for 5G communication networks in the domains of:

  • Active antennas
  • BTS integrated environmental sensing
  • Cognitive radio
  • Cybersecurity solutions for 5G e2e
  • Machine Learning Algorithms for optimizing 5G radio processing and/or network operations
  • Multiuser MIMO processing
  • Ultra low cost high volume all-in-one 5G Access points
  • 5G enabled Corporate use cases (UE, Apps, Server SW)

If your answer is yes, welcome to join this Challenge!


Please submit your proposal. Nokia will review all full submissions to find the best ideas from Nokia's business point of view, assessing innovativeness, feasibility and business potential.


Next step could be to have your proof-of-concept implementation tested  in a Nokia lab.


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How do I submit an answer/proposal?

  • To contribute to a challenge, first open the challenge page, and then click on the "start proposal" button on the right-hand-side. A new page will appear with different text fields to fill in and attachments to include. You can also link to an existing project you have previously created on the platform. Once you have finished, click on submit.
  • If you save as draft, your submission will not be completed and will not be submitted to the challenge owner.


What happens once I submit?

  • Once you have submitted your proposal, your ‘Challenge Submission Form’ becomes accessible by the creator or the challenge, who can see and edit your proposal. Through the challenge page, only the owner of the challenge can see the different proposals submitted against his/her challenge. It is up to the challenge owner to inform participants about decisions and potential next steps.
  • To note, when you save a submission as draft, it is not submitted to the challenge owner.


Who can see my proposal?

  • The owner of the challenge, the submission review committee, and the Open Ecosystem Network Administrator team are the only ones who can see your proposed ideas and solutions to the challenge.


What happens if my proposal is successful?

  • For each challenge, submission review and selection process is different and the responsibility of the challenge owner. If your project is selected, the owner of the challenge will come back to you with further guidance on the next steps.


What happens if it is unsuccessful?

  • For each challenge, submission review and selection process is different and the responsibility of the challenge owner. If your project is not shortlisted, the owner of the challenge will inform you using the messaging features of Open Ecosystem Network. Your proposed ideas will then be removed/deleted from challenge submissions.