Innovation is a key objective of our mission. To achieve this, we are strongly involved in international R&D programs and have active and strong participation to standards. Some of the latest innovations we have produced is now part of the EC-driven Innovation Radar initiative.
Nextworks participates in the new EU Project QAMeleon, started on Jan 1st , 2018 to develop the next generation of photonics.
Nextworks has participated with two RINA demos at the 2018 edition of the International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN), in Madrid (Spain).
Nextworks has participated to the ETSI IoT Week in Sophia Antipolis (FR) presenting the symbIoTe approach to IoT platform interoperability.
Nextworks has participated to the Visions for Future Communications Summit in Lisbon (PT) presenting challenges for future communication networks beyond 5G
Nextworks has participated to the 39th WWRF meeting in Castelldefels (ES) presenting the energy-efficient service for the converged 5G fronthaul/backhaul
Nextworks participates to the 5G experimentation in the city of Prato, led by OpEn Fiber and Wind Tre.
Nextworks R&D team continues to support ETSI NFV development by providing techinical support to the organization and extecution of the 2nd NFV PLUGTESTS planned for Q1 2018.
15 Sept 2017, Denver (USA)
9 June 2017, Oulu (Finland)
SMEs are a vital part of the 5G development. Nextworks is integral part of this innovation team, with active participation in 5G PPP R&D projects and leading roles in the 5G Infrastructure Association and the Networld 2020 ETP.
Large presence of Nextworks R&D at EUCNC 2017 this year. Multiple showcases from our research projects on 5G and verticals.
On June 1st 2017, Nextworks has started five new H2020 projects which are part of the 5G PPP Phase 2 research program.
24-25 May, Tokyo (Japan)
Nicola Ciulli, Head of R&D at Nextworks and member of the 5G Infrastructure Association Board, has participated to the Third Global 5G Event in Tokyo on 24-25 May 2017.
19 May 2017, Sophia-Antipolis (FR)
16 May 2017, Brussels (BE)
Nextworks participated at the Factories of the Future (FoF) Community Day meeting organized by EFFRA in Brussels on 16th May 2017, presenting the COMPOSITION FoF concept of networked factories.
Most of the the projects related to the contractual PPP Factories of the Future (FoF) conveened at Brussels to present some key achievements and to establish the roots for collaboration and result sharing within the FoF PPP.
11 May 2017, Bologna (IT)
Gino Carrozzo, deputy Head of Research and Development at Nextworks, participated to the national workshop “Idee di telecomunicazione”, organized by Lepida SpA within the XII edition of the Marconi Radio Days.
The invited talk has focused on "Telco business in the 5G era: role of SMEs in the innovation process" (Telco business nell'era del 5G: il ruolo delle PMI nel ciclo dell'innovazione). Gino presented the possible roles an SME can take in the 5G ecosystem and the strategy pursued by Nextworks to be part of this new business.
12 May 2017, Viareggio (IT)
Nextworks participated at the 2017 edition of the Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous, hold at Viareggio Marina on 11-14 may 2017.
We animated a “Yachting Industry Talk Show” organized by NAVIGO on 11 May in Vannucci Lounge, and presented how our R&D-driven offer of innovative IoT technologies for smart marinas and smart residences (home, office, building) can be used to implement the Marinas of the future.
24 April 2017, Venice (IT)
Nextworks has animated the 2017 edition of the International Symposium on Advances in Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization (SOFTNETWORKING 2017).
19-23 March 2017, Los Angeles (USA)
Nextworks R&D team has presented various SDN research results for optical datacenters at the 2017 edition of the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC 2107).
Nextworks leader of the ETSI Specialist Task Force for the identification of gaps between ETSI NFV and OpenStack APIs1 year 4 months ago
28 February 2017, Sophia-Antipolis (FR)
1st Open Call deadline approaching!
Do you own an IoT platform?
We are looking for startups and SMEs with innovative IoT solutions in the domains of smart residence/buildings and smart cities to join the symbIoTe ecosystem!
Apply by 28 Feb 2017 at https://www.f6s.com/opencall1symbiote, and try to be part of our IoT community.
Funds up to €40k, no equity.
6 December 2016, Brussels (Belgium)
At the Networld2020 ETP Steering Board meeting, held in Bruxelles on December 6th 2016, Nicola Ciulli has been elected to serve as one of the three vice-chairs of the Steering Board.
The Nextworks' head of R&D will team with vice-chairs from Samsung and Huawei.
More on Networld ETP governance here: https://www.networld2020.eu/governance-structure/
6 December 2016, Brussels (Belgium)
At the 5G Infrastructure Association General Assembly, held in Bruxelles on Dec 6th 2016, Nextworks has been elected as one of the only 2 SMEs in the new Board of the 5G Infrastructure Association for the period 2017/2018.
The Board also includes 6 industry and 1 research members.
Nicola Ciulli, head of Research & Development, will represent Nextworks in the 5G IA Board.
More on 5G IA organization here: https://5g-ppp.eu/association/
26 October 2016, Brussels (Belgium)
Nextworks has been elected in the new Steering Board of the Networld2020 ETP for the period 2017/2018.
The Steering Board includes:.
30 November, Aveiro (Portugal)
Gino Carrozzo, deputy Head of Research and Development at Nextworks, participated to the 87th TechDay organized by AlticeLabs on “ICT Industry Evolution Lines”.
The invited talk has focused on "NFV & SDN innovations for 5G and Telco business", and discussed how various SDN/NFV technologies are being developed by Nextworks to realize the functionalities of the Software Networks in 5G.
1st September 2016, Berlin (Germany)
Nextworks has participated to the launch of the new R&D project COMPOSITION on Factory of the Future at Fraunhofer premises in Berlin.
9-10 November, Rome (Italy)
Want to know what Nextworks offers in 5G development market? Have a look at the “SME Expertise and Skills in the 5G domain” brochure, just released by the 5G PPP.
9-10 November, Rome (Italy)
Nextworks researchers participated to the Second Global 5G Event in Rome, showcasing results from two 5G PPP Phase 1 project 5G-Crosshaul and SELFNET.
10-14 October 2016, The Hague (Netherlands)
Nextworks R&D has actively participated to SDN World Congress this year, in The Hague, Netherlands.
3-5 October, Pisa (Italy)
Nextworks sponsored this year edition of CloudNet 2016, the 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking, and has demonstrated research on ETSI NFV applied to 5G management and control.
In a lively Special Session on Security and Mobile Cloud, our researchers demonstrated our approach for lifecycle management of NFV applications in 5G, the SELFNET Virtual Network Functions Manager.
19-21 September, Dusseldorf (Germany)
Nextworks researchers have demonstrated optical switching and dynamically reconfigurable overlay on a conventional Ethernet network, fully integrated with SDN control and orchestration mechanisms at ECOC 2016 this year.
27-30 June 2016, Athens (Greece)
Continuing their fruitful dissemination of R&D results in top conferences, Nextworks researchers have delivered a RINA tutorial together with colleagues from the ARCFIRE and PRISTINE projects at EuCNC2016.
Nextworks attended CLIMA 2016, the 12th REHVA World Congress in Aalborg, DK, to present the new paper "An Energy Consumption Optimization Platform For Green Data Centres".
NEXTWORKS will participate to the ETSI summit on 5G: From Myth to Reality, taking place on 21 April 2016 in ETSI headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France.
Workshop on Evolution and Revolution in the Internet: Software Defined Networks and new network architectures2 years 10 months ago
NEXTWORKS is organizing together with their partners in PRISTINE project and the University of Pisa a workshop aimed at discussing SDN/NFV and “disruptive” network architectures like RINA leveraging on the wide experience of invited leading Vendors, Telcos, Researchers.
NEXTWORKS will be present at the next ECOC 2015, 27-Sept - 1 OCt 2015, Valencia (Spain).
NEXTWORKS is organizing a tutorial on “Federated Facilities for Large-scale SDN Experiments” during the EWSDN2015 Conference in Bilbao.
Nextworks has been actively present at the 93rd IETF/IRTF meeting in Prague (CZ) with challenging contributions in the research groups on SDN and NFV.
On July 1st 2015, Nextworks has started on July 1st 2015 two new H2020 projects, 5G Crosshaul and SELFNET, about 5G Networks, part of the H2020 5G Public Private Partnership Research Programme of the EC.
Nextworks team has presented a number of results from its European R&D projects CONTENT, FELIX and PRISTINE at EuCNC 2015 in Paris, June 29/July 2, 2015.
Gino Carrozzo, deputy head of R&D, represented Nextworks at Joint NetWorld2020 Expert Group and 5G PPP Vision Group on 29 June 2015, co-located with the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2015) held in Paris (FR).
Giacomo Bernini from Nextworks gave a talk on “Experience with control applications and optical extensions in OpenDaylight: tips, tricks and...headaches” as part of the FP7 PACE Project Workshop.
Nextworks gave a demo at NSI WG meeting during the 43rd OGF meeting in Washington DC (USA), showing the capabilities of the NSI-CONTEST test suite to validate NSI protocol implementation.
Gino Carrozzo from Nextworks participated in the FP7 PACE Project Workshop entitled “Next steps for Path Computation Element (PCE): From Advanced Internet Technology, to future Systems and Applications including SDN and IoT”.
At the recent Net-Tech Future Coordination Meeting, in Bruxelles on Oct 23rd 2014, the Head of the Network Technologies Unit, Mr Thibaut Kleiner, [...]
Nicola Ciulli, head of R&D, participated in the Stakeholders Consultation Workshop - Network Technologies Work Programme 2016-2017
Nicola Ciulli, head of R&D, has participated in the RETHINK big Project External Expert Team working group meeting, organized by the Barcellona Supercomputing Center
Nicola Ciulli, head of R&D, represented Nextworks at the Networld2020 ETP Steering Board meeting, held at the EC premises in Bruxelles on Sept 2nd, 2014.
Nicola Ciulli, head of R&D, has been invited in Jul 2014 to join the RETHINK big Project External Expert Team
Nextworks team is presenting some results from its European R&D projects LIGHTNESS, MCN, CONTENT, Trilogy2, FELIX and DOLFIN at EuCNC 2014 in Bologna, 23-26 June 2014. [...]
Nextworks second speech at Software Defined Networking 2014, at Hotel Russel, London, on Jun 17th 2014
Nextworks has been invited to give two speeches at the PACE Workshop on New Uses of Path Computation Elements
See Nicola Ciulli, Nextworks R&D activities Head, interview at the Future Internet Assembly 2014