Aalborg University to head prestigious EU mobile telecoms research  

Aalborg University will lead the high priority Magnet project under the European Commission's 6th framework programme

Aalborg University in north Jutland has received an appropriation of DKK 75 million (USD 11.3 million) from the European Commission's 6th framework programme (FP6) to head an extensive research project in mobile communication. The project, which is called Magnet (Managing Business Networks in a Changing World), concerns the development of future mobile telecommunication which will operate with personal networks and put the user at the centre. The entire project is expected to require a total funding of approximately DKK 400 million (USD 60 million).


Magnet has the highest priority of seven Integrated Projects in mobile communication that the European Commission has just commenced under its framework programme. The purpose of FP6 is no less than to make the EU into the world’s leading region in high technology. The news is reported by national daily newspaper Jyllands-Posten.

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