EC announces optical transmission, spectrum sharing prizes

Wednesday 18 March 2015 | 15:30 CET | News
The European Commission has launched two new innovation prizes under Horizon 2020, the European Union's EUR 80 billion research and innovation programme. The first of the EUR 500,000 prizes will be awarded for researchers who manage to break optical transmission barriers via technology that maximises the fibre capacity per channel, spectrum range and/or spectral efficiency and reach, to overcome the current limitations of long distance fibre transmission systems. The second Horizon prize for collaborative spectrum sharing will be awarded to what the EC described as an "innovative and

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