The S5GConnect Dumfries hub is based at The Crichton and is now live.
Agriculture in Scotland contributes over £5,000 million to the economy with over 115,700 employees and 24,500 businesses. In Dumfries & Galloway, with a dispersed rural population, digitising healthcare and innovating the farming industry are key priorities. NHS Dumfries and Galloway are at the forefront of digital innovation, connecting 31 GP practices across the region, providing clinicians with real-time access to patient data, supporting faster and safer care.
S5GConnect Dumfries has opened up a range of support services, facilities and opportunities for businesses of all sizes to test and develop new 5G applications, including:
A connection point and network for solution providers and end users to drive efficiencies and output in their business or service provision.
A dedicated 5G network with advanced capabilities, including a testbed enabling SMEs to test products, services and solutions.
Bespoke and tailored 5G expert consultancy to develop understanding, growth and profitability potential from introducing 5G as part of your technology stack.
Workshops and educational events to improve 5G knowledge for business leaders looking to solve problems in new ways.
A focal point for partners across industry, academia and the public sector to collaborate and innovate, building out knowledge sharing of the 5G opportunity for the region.
Focused on key sectors, but allows for regional variation
5G Innovation Services
- Access to our 5G mobile private network
- Access to devices and equipment to enable 5G connectivity & testing
- 5G Development Workshops & Digital Infrastructure Insight
- 5G Integration & Procurement Advice
- Expert advice through your 5G journey
Awareness/ Business Services
- Partner Matchmaking & Introductions
- 5G Education & Knowledge Sharing
- 5G Funding Advice
- Private 5G Network Advice
- Project and Use Case Scoping
Business Engagement Manager
Andy Todman joined The Scotland 5G Centre team in May 2021 as Business Engagement Manager for the S5GConnect Dumfries Hub based at the Crichton Central.
Crichton Central, The Crichton,
Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4TA