5G Open Innovation Lab (5G OI Lab) has announced that international telecommunication leader e& has joined its innovation ecosystem. The Lab also announced its Batch 7 cohort; 14 hand-picked multi-stage startups join 5G OI Lab’s Spring program, which begins this week.

Today’s announcement of Batch 7 adds 14 new startups to 5G OI Lab’s open ecosystem bringing the total number of participating companies to 101. The multi-stage startups selected for the Lab’s Spring program hail from around the Globe and represent cutting-edge enterprise solutions in a multitude of areas from IoT/blockchain to cybersecurity, IoMT, drone aviation control and connectivity, next-generation networking and network planning, autonomous vehicles, manufacturing tech, the industrial metaverse, computer vision, robotic controls and 3D mapping.

Since the 5G Open Innovation Lab’s program inception in 2020, participating startups and alumni have raised a lifetime total of $1.641B with several exits valued at $200+M.

The startups selected to join the 5G Open Innovation Lab’s Spring Batch 7 include: AnyLog, Airgap Networks, Asimily, Drisit, Eino, Elsight, Faction, Fastsensor, HedgeHog, Holo-Light, Landing AI, SEMPRE, Unlimited Robotics and YDrive AI.

Since 1976, e& Group (previously known as Etisalat Telecommunications Group) have pioneered new technologies and brought these to new people and new places. With 46 years of experience, started over four decades ago in the United Arab Emirates as the country’s first telecoms company and today as the technology and investment group, e& operates in 16 countries across the Middle East, Asia and Africa and enriches the lives of 159 million customers every day.

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