Combatting food scarcity with high-tech farming solutions

How secure is our food supply for the future? The search for an answer to this question led a team from Spanish data network research institute IMDEA Networks to create LiFi4Food, a start-up that provides solutions for digital and precision agriculture. The research team’s innovative business idea earned it the top prize in the food […]

Training Event – University of Palermo

On the 12-13 of December took place an extra training event organized by University of Palermo. A new opportunity for the network to get together and keep improving the ESR’s skills in different topics like entrepreneurship, PhD defense, CV preparation… very useful for their career after the PhD defense. Find here the complete schedule: DAY […]

1st Prize of the EIT Jumstarter awarded!

Dayrene Frometa has participated with a team from IMDEA Networks in the EIT Jumstarter program as part of her project activities. During the 8 month-long program, the team worked in finding and validating innovative ideas to draw up a business model to create a startup called LiFi4Food. They received training on the lean start-up methodology […]

Best Paper Award – Jagdeep Singh

Jagdeep Singh has been granted the Best Paper Award in the 1st ACM Workshop on AI Empowered Mobile and Wireless Sensing (Morse’22), co-located with MobiCom 2022. MORSE is a workshop that brings together researchers in the broad field of wireless and mobile sensing to share the latest research effort toward the objective of ubiquitous and […]

European Researchers’ Night 2022: Vienna (Austria)

Event Name: Can LEDs talk? Description: Presentation of our work in LiFi technology. Date and Time: 30 September 2022 – 15:00-24:00 Vienna and online Speakers: Behnaz Majlesein (LightBee), Damon Ye (TU Delft), Jagdeep Singh (Toshiba) and Ömer Dalgiç (SUPSI)   Almost all light sources in our environment are based on LEDs. They are widely used […]

Event 7 – Tutorial in ESWN 2022

Wireless connectivity has instigated phenomenal advancements in our society with monumental socio-economic benefits. From commerce to healthcare and emerging paradigms such as internet of things (IoT), smart home/city, industry 4.0 and many more, wireless connectivity continues to enable new services, applications, products and developments. To meet our ever-increasing demand for ubiquitous wireless connectivity and sustain […]

Event 8 – Industry Day

The training event 8 was celebrated on the 26-27 of July in Instambul (Turkey) at FORD-OTOSAN premises. The event is called Industry Day because all industrial beneficiaries and partners form a panel to provide substantial insight and feedback on potential applications and use cases for the ESR’s work and on optical technologies in general. The […]

Best Poster Prize – Burak Özyurt

Burak Özyurt has been recently appreciated with the Best Poster Prize at the 2022 School Research Conference by the University of Edinburgh School of Engineering for “Resilient LiFi for Internet-of-Things”. The annual School Research Conference is a celebration of our multi-faceted research within the School of Engineering. Our School Research Conference showcases innovation by our students […]

Event 6 – Training

The training event 6 was celebrated on the 26 of May in Madrid. It was an opportunity for the network to get together again in person after several events that were celebrated virtual due to the travel restrictions. IMDEA Networks was the organizer and prepared a training on R&I projects for the next stage of […]

ENLIGHTEM in ABC newspaper

The Spanish Newspaper ABC has published one of our latest results (A method to communicate on mobile devices without batteries), as part of a report on the research activities developed in IMDEA Networks. The report acknowledges the ENLIGHTEM project for the good work developed in VLC / Lifi research topics. You can find the news […]