NICT Beyond 5G R&D Promotion Unit


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The 3rd Germany-Japan Beyond 5G/6G Research Workshop
Co-organized by NICT and the 6G Platform Germany


Research and development projects on Beyond 5G/6G are quite active in Germany and Japan.

To strengthen global collaborations and promote joint activities from fundamental technologies to demonstrations, a research workshop on Beyond 5G/6G is going to be held between Germany and Japan. Any participants who are interested in Beyond 5G/6G research activities are welcome to join.


Feb. 05-06, 2024


NICT Innovation Center
Address: 2-7-1, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0027, Japan

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Day 1 February 5 (Mon)

9:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 11:15 Beyond 5G/6G Panel
Germany-Japan collaboration possibility for Beyond 5G/6G R&D (Day 1) Panelists:
Akihiro Nakao  (Univ. of Tokyo)
Aydin Sezgin  (Ruhr University Bochum)
Kei Sakaguchi  (Tokyo Tech)
Renato Cavalcante  (Fraunhofer HHI)
Szabolcs Malomsoky  (Ericsson)
Takayuki Kuroda  (NEC)
Takehiro Nakamura  (Docomo)
Kentaro Ishizu  (NICT)
11:15 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:00 Information from MIC
Takahiro Tanaka  (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 - 15:00 Poster session from 6G projects in Germany
Andreas Bathelt  (Fraunhofer FHR)
Andreas Stöhr  (University Duisburg-Essen)
Aydin Sezgin  (Ruhr University Bochum)
Christian Zenger  (Ruhr University Bochum)
Dirk Wuebben  (University of Bremen)
Haris Gačanin  (RWTH Aachen University)
Michael Weimer  (Fraunhofer FHR)
Nidal Zarifeh  (University of Duisburg-Essen)
Niels König  (Fraunhofer IPT)
Soeren Kerner  (Fraunhofer IML)
Tobias Meuser  (FG KOM, TU Darmstadt)
Yuki Yoshida  (NICT)
15:00 - 17:00 Demo session 1
Christian Zenger  (Ruhr University Bochum)
Soeren Kerner  (Fraunhofer IML)

Day 2 February 6 (Tue)

9:30 - 10:45 Beyond 5G/6G Panel
Germany-Japan collaboration possibility for Beyond 5G/6G R&D (Day 2) Panelists:
Andreas Stöhr  (Univ. Duisburg-Essen)
Hideaki Takahashi  (Nokia)
Niels König  (Fraunhofer IPT)
Satoshi Konishi  (KDDI)
Takeshi Matsumura  (NICT)
Yuji Tazaki  (Fujitsu)
 Haris Gačanin  (RWTH Aachen)
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:00 Presentation of selected 6G projects in Japan
Tetsuya Ido  (NICT)
Title: [Space-Time Synchronization Technologies: Wi-Wi & relevant study] Motoaki Hara  (NICT)
Title: [Space-Time Synchronization Technologies: CLIFS and Cluster Clock System] Ryosuke Isogai  (NICT)
Title:[Space-time Synchronized Inter-UAV mmWave and THz Communication Systems: Spot Visualization & Expansion Technique] Kentaro Tani  (NGK INSULATORS, LTD.)
Title: [Silica glass/Silicon bonded wafers for sub-THz antenna circuit boards] Yusuke Dohi  (Research and Development Center of JR East Group)
Title: [JR East R&D Center for Local 5G Utilization]
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 - 15:00 Poster session from 6G projects in Japan Kentaro Furusawa  (NICT)
Motoaki Hara  (NICT)
Motohiro Takayasu  (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Ryosuke Isogai  (NICT)
Sangyeop Lee  (Tokyo Institute of Techonlogy)
Takahiro Kaji  (NICT)
Tetsuya Ido  (NICT)
Yoichi Kansaku  (East Japan Railway Company)
15:00 - 16:30 Special Talk 1 Niels König  (Fraunhofer IPT)
Special Talk 2 Till Witt  (NXP)
Status updates from Germany Kai Boerner  (VDI)
16:30 Closing remarks
17:00 - 18:30 Networking event


Registration deadline is December 15, 2023.



Each poster presentation will be assigned to either February 5 or 6, 2024.

Please set up your poster before the start of poster presentation.
A partition board is ready for each poster.
The size of the board is 90cm x 180cm.
A0 size poster is available to be attached on the board vertically.
The poster can be attached on the board by the sticky tape or drawing pins, which will be prepared by the organizer.


If you will be using hardware that uses a power supply, including a laptop for demonstration purposes, please provide us with an estimate of the power consumption.

The demonstration space is limited to one table (about 1m x 1m) per person. Please contact us if you need a larger space. In some cases, we may decline your request.

A valid radio license issued by MIC of Japan is required to transmit any radio waves with some exceptions.

For details, please discuss with the organizer, but it may be difficult to obtain it due to technical and time issues depending on each case.


For any questions, please send an e-mail to the following.

National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
Beyond 5G R&D Promotion Unit