26 March 2020

Venue: Online webinar

Time: 10:00 to 12:00

We have a limited number of spaces available for open registration. Please ensure you meet the attendee criteria detailed below.


The DCMS 5G Create is an open competition is hoping to attract bids from a variety of industries where the UK has a competitive advantage, encouraging dynamic business models and opening up new opportunities and markets. This includes UK creative industries but also the rich variety of technology businesses in sectors such as energy, water, health and social care and logistics.

Up to £30m will be available in this competition, aiming to explore and develop new use-cases and sustainable business models for 5G applications and services.

Participants will be briefed on the scope, eligibility and how to make an application for funding as well as explore the potential for Creative Sector 5G project proposals.

The 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme is the Government’s nationally coordinated programme of investment in 5G. The Programme looks to harness areas where the UK has a competitive advantage – such as in scientific research, engineering talent and our rich variety of technology businesses. The Programme is working to deliver the following objectives:

• Accelerate the deployment of 5G networks and ensure the UK can take early advantage of the applications those networks can enable.

• Maximise the productivity and efficiency benefits to the UK from 5G.

• Create new opportunities for UK businesses at home and abroad and encourage inward investment.

Information for Attendees

This event is open to organisations and businesses who may be interested in taking part in projects, including:

• Organisations involved in the development, trialling and usage of applications, products, services.

• Network providers

• Mobile Network Operators

• Technology vendors

• Local authorities and other public service delivery bodies

Following the briefing, an opportunity to attend a one hour surgery session will be made available for the interested consortia. To aid collaboration with local organisations, the contact details of those registered will be shared with other attendees. Please ensure you are happy for your details to be shared before registering.

There are only a small number of spaces available so please ensure that you meet the above criteria.