In May 2013, Antonis Samaras, former Prime Minister of Greece, visited China. During the visit, the Greek government signed an MoU with Huawei on Seeds for the Future. In July 2014, the Greek ambassador to China visited Huawei’s Beijing Research Center to discuss the scholarship plan for Greek university students and the Seeds for the Future program.
In November, the Greek Rep Office, National Technology University of Athens, and University of Piraeus jointly selected eight outstanding students out of dozens of applicants to take part in the program in China. The Greek government greatly values the training opportunities the program provides.