Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) is an innovative academic research centre operating, with arctic attitude, at the University of Oulu in Northern Finland.

CWC’s 150 experts in wireless communications aim at solving the major technological challenges related to global digitalization, 5G and the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Everything (IoE) as a productive member of the global scientific and innovation community.

Focal areas include increasing access rates with high reliability and low latency as well as massive numbers of connected devices with varying rates and service levels. CWC expertise covers the systemic, network, device and circuit levels in the following research focus areas:

  • Radio Technologies

  • Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Signal Processing and Optimization

  • Specialised Wireless Solutions

  • Radio Frequency Designs

  • Secure Virtualised Networks

  • Medical and Health Networking

Unique Test Platforms and Expert Support for Verification

Due to two decades of intensive industry, European and global cooperation, CWC’s teams are able to offer solid experience, skills and tools for theoretical research and identify and solve practical problems and constraints of future wireless systems. CWC operates and develops the world's first open 5G Test Network at the university campus catering for most challenging 5G trials.

CWC’s experts are at your disposal for further information on all research activities.

Radio Access Network Technologies
Prof. Matti Latva-aho
tel. +358 294 482 847

Signal Processing and Optimisation
Prof. Markku Juntti
tel. +358 294 482 834

5G Test Network
Prof. Ari Pouttu
tel. +358 294 482 827

Medical Communications
Prof. Jari Iinatti
tel. +358 294 482 822

RF Systems and Design
Prof. Aarno Pärssinen
tel. +358 294 482 844

Virtualised Networks
Prof. Mika Ylianttila
tel. +358 294 482 531

Visible Light Communications
Prof. Marcos Katz
tel. +358 294 487 620