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HKBU signs MoU with Huawei for Artificial Intelligence Strategic Collaboration and Talents Cultivation

Professor Guo Yike (right) exchanges the signed agreement with Ms. Liu Shan (Senior Technology Collaboration Manager) from Huawei.

HKBU has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei to embark on a joint collaboration in artificial intelligence (AI) research, aiming to nurture local innovation talents and build a sustainable ecosystem for the industry.


The MoU was signed in December 2020 by Professor Roland Chin, the then President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU, and Dr. Matthew Leung, the Director of Huawei Hong Kong R&D Center. The strategic research collaboration will be focused on artificial intelligence, information technology, communication technology, new materials, energy, etc. Both parties also expect to establish Joint Laboratory “HKBU-Huawei Joint Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence” in the near future.


“Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology infrastructure and smart devices. Through this industry-academia collaboration, I am confident that we will bring about impactful interdisciplinary research and nurture innovative AI talent for the blossoming industry,” said Professor Guo Yike, Vice-President (Research and Development) of HKBU.