Huawei has officially launched the OpenLab 3.0 Asia-Pacific, an upgrade of its Singapore R&D operations. Huawei and its partners will look for digital transformation across the public and private sectors in Asia Pacific.
OpenLab 3.0 represents a US$20 million upgrade of Huawei’s R&D operations in Asia Pacific. The Chinese tech giant has developed a range of integrated solutions like Smart Campus, Smart Classroom, and Smart City. Collaborating with customers allows the solutions to be better tailored to meet needs through joint innovation. Collaboration often results in new ecosystems that deliver the digital transformation of public service, finance, transportation, energy and many more industries.
“The booming digital economy in APAC will lead to new innovative services and applications. To accelerate the digital transformation of industries, a more open and diversified industry ecosystem is required”, said Mr. Nicholas Ma, President of Huawei APAC Enterprise Business Group. “OpenLab 3.0 is a global technology platform for local partners, customers and institutions of higher learning in APAC. It explores joint solutions based on the demands of various industries and continuously contributes to building the Digital APAC.”
Mr. Jun Zhang, President of Huawei APAC Public Affairs and Communications, explained Huawei’s talent development model PIPES. “Standing for Platforms, Innovation, Professionalism, Experience, and Skills, PIPES delivers targeted talent programs for individuals from all walks of life, in order to foster an inclusive talent ecosystem in the Asia Pacific region. OpenLab 3.0, a platform for innovation, experience and knowhow sharing, exemplifies our talent-centric commitment, and is set to emerge as a pivotal hub for talent cultivation across the region.”