Industry-Academia Collaboration for World-Class Achievements

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Shenzhen, China, 16 December, 2023: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen) held the World University Leadership Summit in Shenzhen on December eleventh. William Xu, Huawei Fellow and Chair of Huawei’s Scientist Advisory Committee, took half because the speaker representing the enterprise sector. Xu spoke throughout a roundtable dialogue, themed Research and Innovation Ecosystem, alongside college presidents from throughout the globe. Speaking from a enterprise standpoint, he shared his insights into industry-academia collaboration.

William Xu stated: “New theoretical and technological breakthroughs are urgently wanted to steer the data {industry} into new levels. Universities, analysis establishments, and enterprises ought to work intently collectively to deal with {industry} challenges and ship world-class achievements.”

To deal with {industry} bottlenecks, Xu believes that {industry} should take the initiative and work with academia in open collaboration to outline main challenges that must be solved. While firms are good at figuring out engineering wants, universities excel at probing the frontiers of science and expertise, he stated.

According to Xu, Huawei encourages effectivity and freedom throughout analysis. “We connect nice significance to cooperation with universities across the world, by way of fashions that develop world capabilities which are identified to us, accessible to us, and attainable to us.”

Xu known as for universities worldwide to encourage extra cross-disciplinary analysis, particularly from doctoral and post-doctoral college students, as this may promote world scientific and technological cooperation and complement accessible data.

Currently, Huawei cooperates with greater than 300 universities, and over 900 analysis institutes and firms worldwide, Xu remarked, “We hope to proceed working with universities and scientific analysis establishments across the world to deal with world-class challenges, and share the outcomes of innovation with {industry} and all of humankind.”

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