Our S5GConnect Dumfries hub is open to businesses, focusing on key sectors such as agritech and remote healthcare. We’d love you to connect with us and unlock the power of 5G for your own business

Key sectors

  • Agritech
  • Rural economy
  • Remote healthcare delivery
  • Assisted living


Key benefits and opportunities

S5GConnect Dumfries is opening up a range of support, facilities and opportunities for businesses to test and develop new 5G applications and services, including access to:

  • different levels of 5G support for businesses from raising awareness to helping you develop and scale up new products, services and applications
  • an innovation community interested in the use of 5G in agritech and agriculture, for example with sensors and drones to measure crop growth or animal behaviour and welfare
  • opportunities to explore the use of 5G in remote healthcare initiatives, including to support assisted living in rural areas
  • a dedicated 5G network with advanced capabilities, including a testbed enabling SMEs to test products, services and solutions
  • opportunities for businesses of all sizes and entrepreneurs in the south of Scotland to drive profitability and growth through becoming more digitally connected and active.

To capture the opportunities and benefits of 5G, use our S5GConnect Dumfries Contact, Events and News pages to find out more, connect with us and accelerate your 5G journey.

  • The Crichton Trust
  • South of Scotland Enterprise

We believe that 5G connectivity will enable our rural communities to experience the power of fast connectivity and the opportunities this brings for innovation and the future economy, helping to generate the solutions and services we require to meet the challenges of our ageing society, the climate crisis and the fourth industrial revolution.

Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive, The Crichton Trust

Contact the hub

To find out more about how to use the hub or partner with us, get in touch with the team at S5GConnect Dumfries.

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