CTIF Global Capsule (CGC) Research Center

CGC AU research center is the headquarter of  the global, collaborative, Cross-/Inter-disciplinary academic research and industry network CTIF Global Capsule (CGC)


CGC is bridging Technology and Multi Business Model Innovation and CGC envisions becoming a world leader in the future wireless communication, Multi Business Model and Technology Innovation era, addressing 12 strategic thematic research areas.

The research center was founded in 2004 as a Cross-/Inter-disciplinary academic research center called Centre for Tele Infrastructure (CTIF), now known as Core Tele Infrastructure.

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Students and Staff Exchange Program

CGC offer student exchange, as well as Cross-/Inter disciplinary global research and business PhD programs.


Technology Business Model Innovation Courses

CGC provide Technology Business Model Innovation (TBMI) courses for university faculty members, businesses or other. Read more about our TBMI Mobility Course here. 

Value Propositions

CGC focuses on basic and applied research with the aim to address fundamental questions for scientific knowledge, prioritizing at the same time the in-house capabilities for intellectual property rights (IPRs), standardization, and commercialization of technology and business solutions.

Cross-/Inter-disciplinary scientific projects

CGC facilitate global inter-disciplinary research, industry development and educational activities through Cross-/Inter-disciplinary scientific projects.


Multi Business Model Innovation and technology

CGC supports businesses, strengthens Multi Business Model Innovation and technologies through research collaboration with international partners. The aim is to create, capture, deliver, receive and consume new technologies and new business model ecosystems through Cross-/Inter disciplinary global research and business collaboration. The Business Model Tools 

Research Funding

CGC members have together applied for 7 new research projects in 2019. Until now, 3 of them are accepted worth a total of approx. 4.978.000 Euro in funding. Four more are submitted in September worth a total of 14.450.000 Euro.

The Project overview