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Fruitful collaboration in 5G

Tuscany has long been a rich and fertile ground for innovation. During the Renaissance, there was a transformation across many aspects of society, from science and medicine, to arts and music.

Today the region is a testbed for new discoveries yet again, as Ericsson has undertaken a variety of research projects with local partners, to trial new technologies in cloud, robotics and big data, all underpinned by 5G connectivity. These groundbreaking tests will pave the way for new services to flourish in medicine, transportation, industry and agriculture, enriching the life and culture that Italy is famous for.

Case studies

Exploring big data and 5G cloudification

Ericsson and Italian telecom operator TIM are working together to discover new and exciting 5G services and bring together the players that will enable them.

5G for port operations

Discover how Ericsson, CNIT and the Port of Livorno are considering ways to transform seaport communications by developing a connected port.

Remote diagnosis and robotic assisted surgery

Two Tuscany-based companies are combining their research efforts with Ericsson to transform healthcare treatments and improve the lives of patients around the world.

Cloud robotics for industry and agriculture

In collaboration with the BioRobotics Institute and Zucchetti Centro Sistemi, Ericsson is exploring innovative uses for 5G cloud robotics.

On the road to innovation

In collaboration with Ericsson, Tuscan company Piaggio is using 5G technology to put Italy at the forefront of the transportation sector once again.

Explore our industry collaborations

A healing hand – King’s College London and Ericsson

We are collaborating with Dr Prokar Dasgupta, a professor and surgeon at King's College London Hospital to explore how the tactile internet can provide patients around the world with access to remote medical specialists. Learn more about this case here.


Child looking at tablet

We are working with King's College London and Jason Williams at Rooplay to unlock education by making gaming more immersive with cutting-edge 5G technology. Learn more about this case here.


crowd in a stadium

Together with artist, writer and philosopher Ali Hossaini, we are working to discover how 5G can transform the arts and impact sensory experiences, bringing cultural events to new audiences around the world. Learn more about this case here.


person playing piano

The Internet of Skills can enable anyone to become an expert. Together with Dr Mischa Dohler, Chair Professor in Wireless Communications at King's College London, we are learning how to transfer human knowledge remotely. Learn more about this case here.


safety and security

By harnessing 5G technology, Ericsson and Boliden are boosting reliable communications in mines to improve productivity and safety. Learn more about this case here.


Speeding truck on the road

Join Ericsson, Scania and the Royal Institute of Technology as they accelerate autonomous, connected transportation fueled by 5G. Learn more about this case here.


Drone flying

Ericsson and ABB are engineering robot remote control with haptics, enabling us to realistically 'touch' the virtual world for the first time. Learn more about this case here.


man cutting trees

Ericsson, Cramo and Husqvarna have created a pioneering proof of concept for process automation, transforming the tool rental business. Learn more about this case here.


Laboratory

SKF, Chalmers University of Technology and Ericsson are launching the next Industrial Revolution, with the help of 5G and the Industrial Internet of Things. Learn more about this case here.


man looking at a tablet

Ericsson is partnering with AstraZeneca, WND and China Mobile to enhance healthcare services in China through collaboration and the Internet of Things.Learn more about this case here.


Sport teams in a stadium

We are capturing and controlling data, as well as producing powerful data visualization, to give unprecedented insight into scouting, player health, scheduling, and so much more. Learn more about this case here.


people taking photo on a bridge

We are connecting people, objects and the cloud to optimize processes, enhance safety and reduce costs in services enabled by 5G projects. Learn more about this case here.


robot in a kitchen

In collaboration with the BioRobotics Institute and Zucchetti Centro Sistemi, Ericsson is exploring innovative uses for 5G cloud robotics. Learn more about this case here.


fort

Discover how Ericsson, CNIT and the Port of Livorno are considering ways to transform seaport communications by developing a connected port. Learn more about this case here.


factory line

Two Tuscany-based companies are combining their research efforts with Ericsson to transform healthcare treatments and improve the lives of patients around the world. Learn more about this case here.


scooters in a manufacturing unit

In collaboration with Ericsson, Tuscan company Piaggio is using 5G technology to put Italy at the forefront of the transportation sector once again. Learn more about this case here.


smartfactory

Ericsson factories in Sweden, Estonia and China are fast-tracking the introduction of a new generation smart manufacturing. Learn more about these cases here