Huawei joins steering board of European tech platform
Updated: 2013-11-09 11:21
BRUSSELS -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has been elected as a member of the Steering Board of the new European Technology Platform (ETP) Net!Works/ISI.
The decision was made at the Net!Works/ISI General Assembly held on Oct 29 in Brussels, according to a statement released by Huawei on Friday.
Net!Works/ISI is the new ETP bringing together more than 700 sector representatives, including mobile operators, equipment manufacturers, service developers, innovative small and medium enterprises as well as leading academic institutions.
Huawei will be represented on the steering board by David Soldani of Huawei European Research Center, said the statement.
The election will enable Huawei to share its knowledge and experience in the field of ICT, and to contribute to consensus building among key industry players, leading vendors and operators, said the statement.
Huawei, whose products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, currently has over 7,300 staff based in Europe, of whom 790 are working in research and development.