Map of solder partners

Map of Solder partners

Thales_logo Thales Communications & Security (TCS) is a world leader in its domain of activity covering communications networks, satellite communications, mobile radio-communications, naval & infrastructure communication systems, airborne communication, navigation and identification systems both for civil and military aircraft, command information systems, radio-surveillance systems and radio spectrum monitoring.  TCS is part of the Thales group. In Thales group, within the 60.000 employees worldwide (50.000 in Europe), one third is involved in R&D. TCS addresses every activity related to telecommunications: wireless communications, IP networks, satellite communication, network administration and security. TCS has a long experience in very large Information Systems and secure infrastructures for systems and networks, including Internet and Intranets. TCS also develops a full range of telecommunication platforms and components, a range of high performance security products and has a deep skill in secure telecommunications for public and governmental organizations, emergency services and armies.

  • Sylvain Traverso
  • Somsaï Thao
Eurecom_logo EURECOM ( is a research and teaching institute located in the Sophia Antipolis Technopole in the South of France. Eurecom’s research activity focuses on 3 domains which have led to the creation of three research departments: Networking & Security, Multimedia Communications, and Mobile Communications. It has some 130 employees among which 107 are scientists (20 professors, 21 engineers, 65 Ph.D. students).The Mobile Communications Department has its focus on digital signal processing for mobile communications, information theory, 3rd and 4th generation cellular radio systems, wireless protocols, mobile ad hoc networks, software radios, and SW and HW prototyping. In addition to fundamental research, the department has strong expertise in open-architecture multi-way real-time radio platforms ( for use in publicly-funded research projects aiming at demonstrating innovations at all protocols layers (RF to applications).

  • Florian Kaltenberger
 isi_logo The Industrial Systems Institute (I.S.I) ( is a public research institute, operating under the supervision of the General Secretariat of Research and Technology (G.S.R.T) of the Greek Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs. In May 2003 it was included in the Research and Innovation Center “Athena” ( Its scope includes the active participation and substantial contribution to high-technology sectors, which relate to integrated industrial systems through application of state-of-the-art technologies. The institute’s main research activities are in the following areas: Wireless Embedded Systems, Integrated Network Services and Electronic System Design. The Wireless@ISI is a multi-disciplinary research group collaborating with the Electrical and Computer Engineering departments of Patras, Thessaly and Thessaloniki. Main contribution of the ISI/Athena_RC to the SOLDER is the cognitive radio application in 5G communication networks in terms of physical layer, diversity and link adaptation as well as cross-layer design and development.

  • Fotis Foukalas
 sequan_logo SEQUANS COMMUNICATIONS is a world-leading 4G chipmaker dedicated to enabling mass market 4G.  Sequans supplies LTE and WiMAX chips to original design manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers worldwide and its chips are today powering both WiMAX and LTE networks.  Founded in 2003 to address the WiMAX market, where it is now a global leader and operating in the leading WiMAX networks, Sequans expanded in 2009 to address the LTE market, where its first generation LTE technology is powering two of the worlds’ first commercial TD-LTE networks. Sequans’ second generation LTE technology, recently introduced, is now being adopted for the design of LTE devices by several device makers.In addition to standalone WiMAX and LTE solutions, Sequans has developed a dual-mode WiMAX/LTE solution to help mobile operators and device makers accomplish a smooth and cost-effective transition from WiMAX to LTE. Sequans is based in Paris, with additional offices throughout the world, including USA, United Kingdom, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Taiwan.
 king_logo The Centre for Telecommunications Research (CTR) at King’s College London (KCL) aims to be the top research and teaching centre in Europe in the area of Telecommunications. Its considerable status allows it to build on its accumulation of comprehensive knowledge and puts it in a strong position to contribute to all aspects of the creation of the universal communications systems of the future. It is a dynamic research centre, drawing in talented researchers from the world over and reacting rapidly to the changing technological landscape. Some 50 researchers are currently working within the CTR, including academic staff, research staff, research students, and visiting academics.

  • Oliver Holland
 iswireless_logo IS-Wireless (brand of Innovative Solutions: ) is a Warsaw-based LTE/LTE-Advanced IPR provider specializing in OFDM/OFDMA based radio interfaces. Our portfolio includes implementations of software for modelling PHY layers of LTE/LTE-A and mobile WiMAX, tools for radio interface analysis as well as layer 2 and 3 protocol stacks for LTE. This is complemented by a broad range of technical courses targeted mainly at 4G operators, manufacturers and R&D institutions.ISW’s main research interests are in Radio Resource Management, MAC design, HetNets deployment, small cell support and SON algorithms.Engineering Department at ISW is responsible for company’s products ideation, architecting and implementation. The team consists of experienced researchers and engineers and has very strong links with the local Polish technical universities.

  • Slawomir Pietrzyk