At the beginning of June 2018, the members of the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA) invited visitors to join them to discuss the opportunities and challenges that 5G presents for industry. There was a huge interest in the global initiative’s first workshop, with more than 30 invited organisations and around 70 participants coming along to find out about the benefits of 5G for the implementation of Industrie 4.0.

The workshop aimed to incorporate the opinions of all those, across all branches of industry, who will play an important role in the future industrial use of 5G. In this way, the 5G-ACIA intends to constantly increase its membership base and mobilise all market players along the value chain – from the ICT sector to equipment suppliers and even end users in industry.

The global initiative, which officially began its work to coincide with the Hannover Messe in April 2018, is rapidly expanding. Today, the initiative already has more than 30 members from China, Europe, Japan, Korea and the USA. Although many of the workshop participants came from Europe, there were also representatives from South Korea and China. This shows how important it is to work together on a global level from the outset to make 5G industry-compatible and incorporate industry requirements into the international standardisation committees.

Designing 5G for Industrial Use

Key 5G capabilities pave the way for perfecting Industry 4.0 communication and IIoT connectivity

Key Enabler for Industrial 5G

High-performance features of 5G enhance its potential for a wide variety of industrial communication channels and applications

Making Industrial 5G happen

For core use cases, industrial 5G will evolve into a key wireless communication technology and standard

Usage of industrial 5G

A wide variety of white papers explain in detail how industrial 5G will migrate to and be integrated in connected industries and automation

Endorsed testbeds

The capabilities and performance of 5G in actual industrial applications are evaluated and validated with endorsed testbeds

Showcases

Industrial 5G demos for various industry scenarios and resolutions are presented, showing how they maximize performance and reliability

About us

5G-ACIA unites key stakeholders for advancing the standardization and regulation of 5G in the industrial domain

Mission

5G-ACIA ensures that the special interests and needs of the industrial domain are adequately considered in connection with 5G standardization and regulation

Structure

5G-ACIA is run and operated by a board, working groups, and an office

Working groups

A plenum makes plans and decisions on how to handle different work items and essential topics

Legal entity of 5G-ACIA

5G-ACIA is a working group of ZVEI

Global partners

5G-ACIA is a global association and central forum with associated partners worldwide

Benefit

Joining 5G-ACIA makes you an Industrial 5G initiator with access to valuable insights and knowledge

Members

Global member organizations from diverse domains are the key to the success of 5G-ACIA and Industrial 5G

How to become a member

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News

All of the latest announcements, reports, and information are available here

Press releases

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Events

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Publications

Key 5G-ACIA messages and publications for SDOs and observers worldwide

Webinars

Join 5G-ACIA and learn about its work designing the framework for industrial 5G

Media

Media and materials to inspire you and promote Industrial 5G

Showcases

Industrial 5G Demos and resolutions are explained under different industrial scenarios by providing highest levels of performance and reliability

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