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Tomsk Mikran To Develop 5G Communication Modules for RVC's Grant by 2022

14.01.2020
Source: Tomsk RIA

Tomsk company Mikran received a grant from Russian Venture Company (RVC) for the development of domestic 5G modules of medium and large service areas; It is planned to complete work on the project by 2022, a spokeswoman for Mikran told Tomsk RIA on Tuesday.

According to her, the competitive interdepartmental commission formed by the Ministry of Communications of Russia summed up the competitive selection of leading research centres and companies to develop products, services, and platform solutions based on end-to-end digital technologies.

“The Mikran Company was among the winners of the competitive selection of leading companies and will receive a grant for the implementation of the project on the topic “Development of Domestic 5G Modules of Medium and Large Service Areas,” the company representative said, without specifying the amount of the grant.

She noted that the project involves the development of fifth-generation (5G) base station radio modules in the frequency ranges 3.4 ... 3.8 GHz and 4.4 ... 5.0 GHz (Sub-6 band), which is by far the most popular frequency range due to its reasonable balance between the capacity of communication networks and the coverage area.

"During the project, the company plans not only to create a hardware platform but also to develop software for digital beamforming and digital signal processing <...> Mikran plans to complete the project by the end of 2022,” the agency’s interlocutor said.

According to the RVC website, grant support totalling 2.8 billion roubles, in addition to the Tomsk private pension fund, will be received by another ten organizations. Mikran is the only enterprise from the Tomsk Region to receive support. In total, 82 applications from 19 cities of Russia were received for the competition. The number of approved grants for the implementation of each program ranged from 224 to 300 million roubles for a period of up to three years.

Scientific-Production Firm Mikran JSC specializes in the production of microwave radio electronics, including telecommunication equipment and instrumentation. The company has more than 100 patents for inventions.



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