This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 812991

Energy-autonomous portable access points for infrastructure-less networks

PAINLESS is a multi-partner European Training Network (ETN) project, within the framework of the H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITNs).

PAINLESS Project at a Glance


Call: H2020-MSCA-ITN-2018
Type of Action: MSCA-ITN-ETN
GA Number: 812991
Duration: 48 months
Start Date: 01/10/2018
PAINLESS was launched in 2018 with the visionary aim to establish a training and research platform to pioneer green, energy-autonomous portable network nodes which are self-subsistent and limitlessly-scalable, to satisfy future demands with minimal infrastructure.

PAINLESS relates to H2020-MSCA with a vision to produce the first generation of experts in a radically new wave of energy autonomous networks that will revolutionise the wireless networking technology landscape and the plethora of associated vertical business sectors.


PAINLESS – TeamUp5G joint Winter School

PAINLESS – TeamUp5G joint Winter School

❄️ The winter is coming, and so is the PAINLESS - TeamUp5G MSCA joint Winter School, which will take place via Zoom on December 1-2, 2021. ☕📲 Grab your hot beverage register now: The full agenda is available at,...

Conference presentation videos

Conference presentation videos

While we are unable to attend conferences in person and discuss with our peers, PAINLESS ESRs have been presenting their works in a virtual format - and their presentations are now available on our YouTube channel!

Best Paper Award to ESR Igor Donevski and PI Jimmy Nielsen

Best Paper Award to ESR Igor Donevski and PI Jimmy Nielsen

We are delighted to announce that PAINLESS ESR Igor Donevski and PI Jimmy Nielsen (Aalborg University) received the Best Paper Award at ACM DroNet 2021. The paper is entitled "An Experimental Analysis on Drone-Mounted Access Points for Improved Latency-Reliability"....


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