Aalborg University and partners gain DKK 45m to develop mobile technology  

2009.05.28
Aalborg University and industry partners Infineon Technologies and Agilent Technologies have been granted DKK 45m to develop the next generation of mobile broadband
Aalborg University in north Jutland together with leading international chip manufacturer Infineon Technologies' division in Aalborg and USA's Agilent Technologies, the world's largest company in test equipment for mobile communication, have jointly been granted DKK 45m (USD 8.4m) by the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation to develop the next generation of mobile broadband, also known as 4G. The news is widely reported in the Danish press.
 
As part of the ambitious project, which has a total budget of DKK 90m (USD 16.8m), Agilent Technologies will establish a development and test department in Aalborg.
 
Steve Newton, vice president and director of Agilent Technologies' Measurement Research Laboratory says in a press release from Aalborg University:
 
"We are highly motivated about working together with Aalborg University and Infineon Technologies on this project. The new development department opens up great opportunities for active participation and will have significant importance for meeting expectations of 4G technologies. Our expertise in mobile communication testing will add an important dimension to the opportunity to succeed with this interesting programme."
 
Per Hartmann Christensen, director of Infineon's Danish division says: "We have gained a unique opportunity to maintain Denmark's and north Jutland's competitiveness in the technology of the future. It is important to be ready for the next technological platform, and in addition to put north Jutland in the lead technologically. The new project also helps ensure several years of employment in an otherwise uncertain time."

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