NetWorld2020 Vision

Contribute to collaborative research programmes on European and national level for collaborative research in the domain of mobile and wireless, fixed and satellite communication networks by a regularly updated research agenda.

NetWorld2020 Mission

NetWorld2020 is the European Technology Platform for communications networks and services with the following missions:

  • To develop position papers on technological, research-oriented and societal issues, which are agreed in NetWorld2020 bodies to receive a joint mandate.
  • To seek discussion of issues with decision makers in the political and public domain as well as in the industry and research community to bridge the gap between research and innovation
  • To regularly develop an updated Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) for Europe in the communication networks domain
  • To strengthen Europe’s leadership in networking technology and services so that it best serves Europe’s citizens and the European economy.
  • To support the 5G PPP initiative

Who can join NetWorld2020?

The following organizations are eligible for applying for membership in NetWorld2020.

  • Industry (e.g. vendors, operators, content providers, service providers etc.),
  • SMEs
  • Research domain (universities, R&D centres)

Working Fields

Communication Networks and Services


The NetWorld2020 European Technology Platform gathers players of the communications networks sector: industry leaders, innovative SMEs, and leading academic institutions.

The NetWorld2020 has over 1.000 partners. A few leading members are as follows:

Alcatel-Lucent, Atos, Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, Huawei, NEC Europe, Nokia, Orange Labs, telecom Italia, Telefonica, Thales, Türk Telekom, CEA-LETI, CTTC, CNIT

Turkish Members of NetWorld2020

AMVG, Aradiom, Arçelik, Ardıç, Aselsan, Avea, Başarı Mobile, Batı-Binom, Bilsag, C Tech, Dataport, Dijital Türkiye Platformu, Egesys, Ebiltem, Gradus, Havelsan, Hisbim, Ikon, Innova, Koç Üniversitesi, KoçSistem, Kocaeli Üniveristesi, Labris, Netaş, Özyeğin Üniversitesi, Pozitron, Sabancı Üniveristesi,  Sampaş, Telenity, Tikle/Artı, TÜBİTAK, Türk Telekom, Turkcell, VAS Telekomi, YASAD, Yonga Teknoloji

How can be a member of NetWorld2020

No membership fee is charged.

Membership in NetWorld2020 is prerequisite for the participation in Working Groups. The following Working Groups are active at the moment:

  • Expert Advisory Group 
  • SatCom Working Group 
  • SME Working Group 
  • NetWorld2020 – NEM Joint Working Group

NetWorld2020 Roadmap Elements

  • mobile and wireless, fixed and satellite communication networks by a regularly updated research agenda
  • future communication networks

Detailed Information

Information provided through this page is compiled from NetWorld2020 European Technology Platform's online documents, for further information please visit NetWorld2020 European Technology Platform's website.