Click the button below to apply to the 5PRING Smart Cities Programme! Applications close on the 25th of June 2021.

What is the 5PRING Smart Cities Accelerator Programme?

5PRING is the UK’s first 5G commercial application accelerator. Our aim is to help organisations of all sizes harness the power of 5G to deliver growth and innovation throughout the West Midlands and beyond. Whether you are from the private or public sector, our cutting-edge facilities and expertise can help you understand 5G, its applications and how you can unlock its potential. The Smart Cities Programme is now open for applications from businesses looking for support to use 5G to develop innovations in the sector. Successful applicants will gain access to cutting edge technology and private 5G networks, a tailored acceleration curriculum, coaching, mentoring and expertise provided throughout the programme from experts at Telefonica UK (O2), Deloitte, Wayra, West Midlands 5G and the Digital Catapult.

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