• Interconnecting the leading 5G research testbeds across the UK
  • End-to-end network slicing 
  • Dynamic interconnectivity among participating testbeds
  • Testbeds enabling cross network-domain research & use-case deployments
  • Inter-Island Network Service Orchestration
  • Expandable & technology agnostic ETSI based architecture
  • Large scale experimentation

INITIATE created a new, specialist distributed test-bed to facilitate the increasingly large and complex experimentation required for future Internet research. This is achieved by interconnecting operational, state-of-the-art operational laboratories at the Universities of Bristol, Lancaster, Edinburgh and Kings College London as well as at Digital Catapult, London.