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Huawei Welcomes Quebec Minister Jacques Daoust to Beijing R&D Facility


Huawei committed to investing in research with Quebec Universities 

Beijing, China., October 30, 2014 – Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today welcomed the Hon. Jacques Daoust, Minister of the Economy, Innovation and Exports, to Huawei’s Research & Development facility in Beijing, and reaffirmed that Huawei is committed to investing in Quebec Universities. 

“Over the past 5 years, Huawei has directly invested over $1.5m in leading-edge research with Quebec Universities” said Huawei Canada President Sean Yang. “We have been extremely pleased with the success of these initiatives, and look forward to working with the Province of Quebec and Quebec’s network of research institutions in the months and years ahead”. 

Since 2010, Huawei Canada Research Centre has initiated 7 different research projects in Quebec related to ground-breaking 5G and other advanced wireless communications technologies. These investments include projects at École Polytechnique, L’Université du Québec a Montréal, Laval University, McGill and Concordia. 

“Huawei is committed to investing in research in the Province of Quebec” said Sean Yang. “Quebec’s Universities are helping to drive wireless innovation in key markets around the world, including China and Asia, and we are committed to working on more research and investment initiatives in the future”. 


 About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Huawei’s 150,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services have been deployed in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than one third of the world’s population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees, and was recently name by Interbrand as one of the world’s top 100 brands – the first Chinese company to receive this recognition. 

Huawei Canada has been in operation since 2008, and employs over 500 people in Canada. Huawei’s innovative wireless products and services support many of Canada’s leading telecommunications companies, and Huawei’s Canada Research Centre in Kanata, Ontario is a national leader in advanced communications technologies. We are proud to be a key part of Canada’s ICT Ecosystem. For more information, please visit Huawei online: