HEC Partners with Huawei to sign DoU for Research Development

By CIOReview | Monday, March 14, 2016
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FREMONT CA: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Huawei Technologies, a Chinese Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), have entered into a strategic partnership and signed a Document of Understanding (DOU) to enhance collaboration through Research and Development (R&D) initiatives. The Objective of the DoU is to promote and encourage higher education institutions for joint development of technologies in Pakistan,

Huawei will assist the company, HEC to set up its R&D Laboratory in Pakistan. The DoU has been signed during the current visit of Chairman HEC and a group of Vice Chancellors to China. Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC and Swift Liu, President (Network and Security Product Line) Huawei Technologies signed the agreement. The DOU will help higher education institutions in Pakistan to benefit from the expertise of Huawei especially in R&D and technology development. In addition, the Huawei R&D facility in Pakistan will ensure conducting trainings and workshops for researchers and scientists on technologies which are being deployed in Pakistan. Further, the facility will provide capacity building opportunities and programs to laboratory staff and professionals for R&D activities with focus on performance testing on advanced and emerging technologies being deployed in Pakistan.

In addition, the Huawei R&D facility in Pakistan will conduct trainings and workshops for researchers and scientists on technologies which are being deployed in Pakistan. Further, the facility will provide capacity building opportunities and programs to laboratory staff and professionals for R&D activities with focus on performance testing on advanced and emerging technologies being deployed in Pakistan.