GSMA Foundry

Forging our digital future

Our vision is to unlock the full power of connectivity so that people, industry and society thrive. This enables the mobile industry’s mission: to connect everyone and everything to a better future.

The combination of 5G, Big Data, IoT and AI opens up a new technology era. Connectivity will be increasingly fluid and flexible, opening up unimagined experiences and connected services.

Welcome to the GSMA Foundry

The go-to place for cross-industry collaboration and business development, where GSMA members and industry players come together to rapidly develop real-world solutions to industry challenges, nurture new ideas through initial commercial trials and scale proven solutions at a regional and global level to forge our digital future.

The Foundry utilises the global power and reach of the GSMA to convene, engage and unify the end-to-end connectivity ecosystem.

Shaping the future at every stage

Uniquely placed to explore every stage of idea development and launch, while providing a legal framework and anti-trust structure for cross-industry collaboration, the Foundry is comprised of four engagement models:

Benefits of joining the Foundry

For mobile operators
  • Wide pool of expertise to address priority challenges
  • Rapid transformation of ideas into working concepts and go-to-market solutions
For innovators
  • Network of key contacts & influencers, including senior leaders and VCs
  • Collaboration with key Industry Partners and access to comprehensive industry expertise
  • New channels to a global market of 5 billion mobile consumer and enterprise customers
For industry partners
  • Collaboration with other world-class companies
  • Development of real-world solutions with clear routes to market
For investors
  • Access to mobile industry leadership
  • Channels to grow portfolio companies

Let’s shape the future together

We are currently looking for new projects that would benefit from collective expertise to address industry-level challenges, in particular in the areas of :

  • Internet of Things
  • Intelligent connectivity
  • Security and trust
  • Big Data, AI and mobile machine learning
  • Energy efficiency and renewable energy

To find out more, or submit a proposal, get in touch below.

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