Self-Optimisation & self-ConfiguRATion in wirelEss networkS

The consortium

The SOCRATES project brings together a well suited, strong consortium of two of the world’s largest mobile communication equipment vendors (Ericsson AB and Nokia Siemens Networks-Poland/Germany), a leading mobile operator (Vodafone), an SME developing support tools for mobile network planning and operations (Atesio) and three research organisations (IBBT, TNO Information and Communication Technology and TU Braunschweig) that have a proven record in contributing to scientific developments and successfully cooperating with the mobile industry. The partners represent six countries within Europe. The consortium, with worldwide commercially operating members, has the mass to exert a strong influence on technology development, future market trends and standardisation.