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5G for Smart Communities Support Platform
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Open until 31 December 2023

Welcome to the networking and knowledge-exchange community for '5G for Smart Communities'.


CEF Digital 5G for Smart Communities Call 3: Coming Soon


The Commission is tentatively planning to open a third call for proposal for 5G for Smart Communities from October 2023 to February 2024. The call dates and the budget are still pending validation by the European Commission. To prepare for Call 3 you can review Call 2, as the two will be similar.


Here, you will find information and resources from the European Commission to support '5G for Smart Communities' projects, funded or seeking funding through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Digital programme. 

Membership & Resources

Registered members of the platform can:

  • find potential project partners
  • register for information and networking events
  • subscribe for news on upcoming calls for proposals
  • access support materials, including examples of 5G use cases and how 5G can contribute to Smart Communities

Members include:

  • municipalities
  • telecommunications companies
  • socio-economic drivers proposing 5G use cases
  • Broadband Competence Offices (BCOs)
  • European Commission representatives
Organised by
Participants
Belgium 141
France 53
Spain 47
Italy 40
Germany 40
Finland 35
Greece 28
Ireland 22
Portugal 20
Croatia 19
Netherlands 19
Hungary 17
Bulgaria 16
Luxembourg 15
Latvia 15
Estonia 15
Austria 14
Slovenia 13
Poland 12
Sweden 10
Slovakia 10
Romania 10
Czech Republic 8
Denmark 8
Cyprus 6
Albania 6
Lithuania 6
Israel 4
United Kingdom 3
Montenegro 2
Turkey 2
United States 2
Norway 1
Ukraine 1
Heard Island And Mcdonald Islands 1
Moldova, Republic Of 1
Bolivia 1
Georgia 1
Total 664
Participants
Government 96
Education - Association / Representative organisation 3
Education / R&D / Academia 67
Education Solution Provider 4
Health - Association / Representative organisation 3
Institution / Hospital 6
Mobility - Association / Representative organisation 2
Mobility Solution Provider 2
Association of European Municipalities 14
Association of National Municipalities 7
Public protection and disaster relief - Association / Representative organisation 3
Rural development / agriculture - Association / Representative organisation 3
Agriculture Solution Provider 1
Telecommunication / Technology - Association / Representative organisation 23
Telecommunication / Technology company 271
Broadband Competence Office 37
EU institution / agency 42
EU project / network 14
Municipality/Smart City 36
Other 73
Economic Development Agency 7
European Region 26
Funding advisory (Private Company) 19
Total 759