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Molecular Communications for Internet of Nano-Things

Objective

The Internet-of-Nano-Things (IoNT) paradigm has the potential to dramatically transform society and is recognised as one of the top 10 emerging technologies by the World Economic Forum. In order to connect nano-scale devices, this timely fellowship will focus on molecular signalling, which underpins multi-scale coordinated biological actions. Despite its prevalent nature, we do not yet understand the information carrying potential of molecular signals in complex and multi-scale fluids, nor do we know how to design credible communication protocols. Inspired by these challenges, the objectives of this fellowship are: (1) bridge fluid dynamic and communication theory knowledge by combining complex fluid dynamic experiments with molecular communication testing, and (2) design and test innovative capacity achieving communication protocols in complex diffusion-advection environments. The experienced applicant and the scientist-in-charge have the joint ambitious vision to achieve fundamental understanding of the underpinning science through the co-creation of inter-disciplinary knowledge. The project will provide career accelerating training and knowledge transfer and enable the applicant to become a world leader in molecular communications and create sustainable societal impact.
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Coordinator

THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK

Address

Kirby Corner Road - University House
Cv4 8uw Coventry

United Kingdom

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 195 454,80

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 792799

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    15 September 2018

  • End date

    14 September 2020

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.2.

  • Overall budget:

    € 195 454,80

  • EU contribution

    € 195 454,80

Coordinated by:

THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK

United Kingdom