Beyond 5G Promotion Consortium

About Research and Development Promotion Project

The next-generation mobile communications technology “Beyond 5G” is expected to become the main infrastructure of all industries and societies in the 2030s. It is important to establish Beyond 5G key technologies at earliest in the perspective of international competitiveness and national security.


To enhance the R&D of key technologies necessary for smooth realization of Beyond 5G, the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) launched “Beyond 5G R&D fund” to grant R&D projects* of research organizations in Japan such as private companies/universities and make use of core facilities (test beds) by said organizations to promote the public and private sectors R&D.


* R&D projects include international joint projects


The 3rd Supplementary Budget for FY2020: Total 50B JPY (= apx. 500M USD)

Research and Development Promotion Project

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