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
Membership type:Founder Member

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.

 L-R: Mascolo;Neely;Weldon;Beresford

New centre for mobile wearable systems and augmented intelligence opens

Cambridge Network was delighted to attend the opening of the new Cambridge University and Nokia Bell Labs research centre for mobile wearable systems and augmented intelligence, based in Cambridge’s world-leading Department of Computer Science and Technology, earlier this week.

14 September 2018Read in full

Nokia Open Innovation Challenge seeks startups to shape the future of industrial automation

Nokia Open Innovation Challenge seeks startups to shape the future of industrial automation

Nokia today officially launched the Nokia Open Innovation Challenge (NOIC), an annual global competition that seeks innovative technologies, products and solutions that can change the world.

19 July 2018Read in full

Nokia and China Mobile sign EUR 1 billion frame agreement

Nokia and China Mobile have signed a one-year frame agreement - valued at up to EUR 1 billion - to support the Chinese mobile operator's transition to a future-oriented network infrastructure, while providing seamless connectivity to more efficiently meet growing data traffic demand.

11 July 2018Read in full

Nokia acquires SpaceTime Insight to expand its IoT software portfolio

Nokia has acquired SpaceTime Insight to expand its Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio and IoT analytics capabilities, and accelerate the development of new IoT applications for key vertical markets.

8 May 2018Read in full

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

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