The current status of the 6GEM research hub was presented by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Wietfeld at the most recent Thinknet 6G Summit on 17.9.2022 in Munich.
The 6G Summit 2022 featured a welcome address from Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ina Schieferdecker who heads the research on digitalization and innovation at BMBF and is responsible for the around 700 million Euro 6G research program launched in 2021 by BMBF. The research hubs are a key element of this research program. 6GEM was presented in a session along with the other German research hubs 6G-life, Open6G and 6G-RIC. Furthermore, international 56G research initiatives were introduced.
Within its first year the 6GEM research hub with its 39 PIs has taken up full speed. First results are available and documented in a number of international publications. In addition, first demonstrations become available. Also the work within the 6GEM specialized test fields is progressing and first experiments have been carried out. For further information, please be referred to the 6GEM website.
The video of the presentation is available here.
More information on the Thinknet 6G Summit is available here.