CORE – Cognitive Radio Trial Environment+

Length of project: 
1.2013 to 12.2014
Source of the funding: 
Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES)
Committed funding: 
EUR 96 000
Description of project: 
The main objective of the CORE+ project is to aid the future mobile communication network to improve their resource usage by taking advantage of the recently developed CRS technology and trial those developments. More specifically, the objective is to introduce selected concepts including particularly licensed shared access (LSA) and active antenna systems (AAS) into real-life mobile communication network trials to assess their performances taking into account the underlying business ecosystem and regulatory/standardization development. Oulu Business School focuses on researching the impact of spectrum sharing with CRS on the value co-creation and co-capture, and creation of competitive advantages, through the business models and ecosystems of the key stakeholders in the mobile broadband business.
Research consortium or cooperation partners: 
Centre for Wireless Communications, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, CENTRIA Research and Development, EXFO Ltd., Elektrobit Wireless Communications Ltd., Nokia Siemens Networks Ltd., Renesas Mobile Europe Ltd.,Rugged Tooling Ltd., PPO-Yhtiöt Ltd., Pehutec Ltd, Defence Forces Technical Research Centre, OBS Team: Professor Petri Ahokangas, Coordinator Anri Kivimäki.
(Anticipated) results of the project: 
Research publications, doctoral dissertations, new business models for industry partners
Contact person: 
Petri Ahokangas (

Last updated: 20.12.2019