At the one6G Summit 2023, the one6G Association and the 6G Forum have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote research, knowledge exchange, and the development of 5G and 6G technologies.
This agreement between the one6G Association and the 6G Forum encompasses a series of collaborative intentions. Both organizations will be actively involved in each other’s industry events, increasing their visibility. They have also agreed to contribute to each other’s publications, fostering an environment of shared knowledge. Their collaboration extends to the formulation of global standards in wireless communication, partnering with vertical industries for potential 5G/6G applications, and accelerating advancements in the wireless sector.
The 6G Forum provides a platform for industry participants to engage in 5G/6G R&D and collaboration. Supporting start-ups and small businesses, the 6G Forum seeks to aid progress in the knowledge and service sectors.
The one6G Association emphasises testing and endorsing wireless communication solutions. one6G actively support 6G research and standardisation, aiming for broader adoption of the technology across various sectors, including manufacturing, driving, e-health, and remote education.
Prof. Nancy Alonistioti, one6G Chairwoman, commented: “This collaboration is a clear testament to our commitment to progress. Together with the 6G Forum, we’re positioned to enhance our research ideas and extend the reach and impact of 6G technology.”
Prof. KyungHi Chang, 6G Forum Executive Committee Chair, added: “By joining hands with the one6G Association, we’re emphasizing the importance of shared knowledge and innovation. This partnership holds the promise of creating a more connected, efficient, and forward-looking wireless communication landscape.”
Both organizations anticipate positive outcomes from this collaboration and hope it will further the advancements in the wireless communication industry.
About 6G Forum
The 6G Forum, which was originally established in May 2013 as the 5G Forum in Korea, is a non-profit organization with the aim of globally leading and promoting 5G toward the year 2020 and further evolution of 5G including 6G around year 2030. The scope/objectives of the 6G Forum are to develop vision and service, to study spectrum aspects, to identify potential technologies, to collaborate for global harmonization and to bridge between industries and government with a subsequent strategic shift towards national 6G directions. For more information, please visit 6G Forum website.
About one6G Association
The one6G Association is a non-profit and independent association and aims to evolve, test and promote next generation cellular and wireless technology-based communications solutions. By supporting global 6G research and standardization efforts, the goal is to accelerate its adoption and overall market penetration, while addressing societal and industry-driven needs for enhanced connected mobility. This with the ambition to speed up the development of new services and applications in domains such as advanced autonomous driving, advanced manufacturing, advanced wireless e-health, remote education etc. For more information, please visit one6G website.