Aircision, a high-tech company of Eindhoven’s start-up accelerator HighTechXL, will receive additional support for testing its 5G communication technology based on Free Space Optics (FSO) laser technology. VTEC is also involved in the pilot. For the Metropolitan region Eindhoven, the project was so ambitious that it became one of the 24 initiatives supported in the most recent funding round with amounts up to 50,000 euros. Eindhoven alderman Stijn Steenbakkers handed over the corresponding check last week.

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