Nokia Bell Labs Antwerp is co-located with one of the main Nokia R&D sites. Its research activities span converged access technologies and software & systems. The area of access technologies, including optical and wireless technologies, covers the following domains: signal processing and algorithms, hardware platforms, and network architectures and protocols. Software and systems encompass federated stream processing, Web3 software systems, privacy–enabling technologies, AI-driven software development tools and AI Network Automation.
Next to the research, Bell Labs consulting is represented in Antwerp.
Bell Labs researchers in Belgium collaborate with academic and industrial partners in Europe. Close to home, we have long-standing partnerships with imec and its affiliated research labs and the KU Leuven. Imec is the world-leading R&D and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies.
Nokia Bell Labs Antwerp is engaged in several VLAIO funded research collaborations and participates in the European Horizon 2020 program.
How to get here
Our facility is a one-minute walk from the Antwerp Central railway station, which is easily reachable from many international locations, including Paris and Amsterdam. Lindner WTC Hotel & City Lounge is located 50 meters from our labs.
The Centraal (Antwerp) public underground parking lot is located beneath our offices, at Van Immerseelstraat 2, 2018 Antwerp. International visitors to our Antwerp facility usually fly to Brussels Airport and continue their journey by train. A regular and direct train connection brings you from Brussels Airport to Antwerp Central station in half an hour.
If time permits, we encourage you to take a look around the city. It is renowned for its diamonds, fashion and harbor, and for Flemish artists such as Rubens and Van Dyck. Right next to our offices, you’ll find one of the world's most beautiful train stations, along with one of its oldest zoos. And while you’re in Belgium, don’t forget to enjoy our outstanding cuisine, exquisite chocolates and wide selection of beers.