The Platform for Advanced Wireless Research Project Office (PPO) manages the $100 million public-private partnership and oversees the research platforms. The PPO is co-led by US Ignite, Inc., and Northeastern University. It collaborates closely with NSF, the wireless research community, local communities, and industry, in part through the Industry Consortium, in the design, development, deployment, and initial operations of the research platforms.
US Ignite, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that spurs the creation of next-generation applications and services that leverage advanced networking technologies that build the foundation for smart communities.
Northeastern University is a global, experiential research university. Northeastern is the recognized leader in experiential learning, powered by the world’s most innovative cooperative-education program.