5G Coral: A 5G Convergent Virtualised Radio Access Network Living at the Edge

The Project:

Project Data

Starting Date: 1st September 2017
End Date: 31st August 2019
Cost: €3,856,973.75
Funding: €2,497,223.75
Estimated Effort: 406 PMs
Call Identifier: H2020-ICT-2016-2
Coordinator: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid


5G-CORAL project leverages on the pervasiveness of edge and fog computing in the Radio Access Network (RAN) to create a unique opportunity for access convergence. This is envisioned by the means of an integrated and virtualised networking and computing solution where virtualised functions, context-aware services, and user and third-party applications are blended together to offer enhanced connectivity and better quality of experience. The proposed solution contemplates two major building blocks, namely (i) the Edge and Fog computing System (EFS) subsuming all the edge and fog computing substrate offered as a shared hosting environment for virtualised functions, services, and applications; and (ii) the Orchestration and Control System (OCS) responsible for managing and controlling the EFS, including its interworking with other (non-EFS) domains.



The 5G Coral project is coordinated by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

(<http://netcom.it.uc3m.es/> ) and funded by Horizon 2020 under grant

agreement number 761586.

Information about the project partnership can be found here.

For more information click here, or check our PosterBrochure and full Presentation of the project.