Nokia Bell Labs

Nokia Bell Labs

Research activities at Bell Labs Cambridge currently focus on materials science, pervasive systems, and computational social science.

Telephone: +44 (0)8709 033 600
Address: Broers Building, 21 J J Thomson Avenue, Cambridge
Postcode: CB3 0FA
Country: United Kingdom

Our material science research involves the development of sensors, energy sources and other electronics components/devices by engineering materials, including two-dimensional components applied to the Internet of Things. Pervasive systems research explores  novel algorithms, embedded machine learning and system design techniques to build transformative multi-sensory systems for mobile, wearable and Internet of Things services. Our research in computational social science merges the disciplines of big data, urban studies, computer vision, social media and culture analytics to understand human behavior and social dynamics on a large scale.

Bell Labs researchers in Cambridge collaborate with other worldwide Bell Labs sites as well as with academia and industry throughout Europe.

Our Researchers

Meet some members of the Bell Labs Cambridge team.

Nokia Bell Labs prize

Nokia Bell Labs Prize competition seeks disruptive technology ideas

Nokia Bell Labs opens its fifth annual global Prize competition, inviting innovators to submit their disruptive innovations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

9 March 2018Read in full

Nokia introduces services, technology to help operators address needs of digital cities

Nokia introduces services, technology to help operators address needs of digital cities

Nokia today launched services to solve challenges of urbanization. IoT for Smart Cities and Sensing as a Service introduce the benefits of IoT in building economically and environmentally sustainable cities. For urban safety, Nokia introduces S-MVNO for Public Safety service, which enhances commercial LTE networks to meet mission critical requirements of public safety agencies.

20 February 2018Read in full

Nokia and Qualcomm complete key foundation tests of 5G New Radio network and devices

Nokia and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have successfully completed interoperability testing in the 3.5Ghz and 28Ghz spectrum compliant with the global 3GPP 5G NR Release 15 standard - which was formally confirmed in December - and using the commercially available Nokia AirScale base station and device prototypes from Qualcomm Technologies.

8 February 2018Read in full

Continuum Technologies, Snaptivity win the 2017 Nokia Open Innovation Challenge

Startups pioneering innovations in wearable nanotechnology and connected media won top honours at the Nokia Open Innovation Challenge. In partnership with NGP Capital, the Challenge called for ideas, technologies and new business models that will help enable a smart, safe and sustainable world.

30 November 2017Read in full

Nokia security software helps service providers combat growing ransomware threat

Nokia today announced its next-generation NetGuard Security Management Center software, designed to bolster service providers' ability to proactively detect, predict and combat the growing threat from ransomware and other types of malware.

13 November 2017Read in full

Nokia demonstrates first PON solution with integrated wireless drop alternative

Berlin, Germany - Nokia today unveiled its Wireless PON solution, an industry first that allows operators to bring gigabit services to customers using WiGig wireless technology, eliminating the need to bring fibre all the way to a home or building.

16 October 2017Read in full

Nokia launches portfolio of digital health products

Nokia today announced the availability of the largest, most comprehensive line of connected consumer health products in the market. Completing the transition of products from the Withings brand, Nokia trackers, scales, vital health devices and home products will now be available in-store and online through top retailers.

20 June 2017Read in full

Nokia's Open Innovation Challenge: IoT technologies for a smart, safe and sustainable world

Nokia has launched its Open Innovation Challenge for the fifth year running, focusing now on the Internet of Things (IoT) for smart cities, mobility, safety and security, and connected industries. The challenge is being organised in partnership with private venture firm Nokia Growth Partners.

9 June 2017Read in full

Nokia and Apple sign patent licence and collaboration agreement, settle all litigation

Cupertino, California and Espoo, Finland - Nokia and Apple announced today that they have settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute and agreed a multi-year patent licence.

23 May 2017Read in full

Nokia malware report reveals new all-time high in mobile device infections

Nokia today issued its latest Threat Intelligence Report, revealing a new all-time high in mobile device malware infections, a sharp increase in compromised smartphones and major IoT device security vulnerabilities.

27 March 2017Read in full

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