UWaterloo announces end of partnerships with Huawei


The University of Waterloo will be ending its partnerships with Huawei, reports Global News. “The University of Waterloo intends to complete our current contractual arrangements with Huawei which end before the end of 2023,” said UWaterloo VP of Research Charmaine Dean. “This decision is part of our wider efforts partnered with multiple levels of government to safeguard scientific research at Waterloo.” Toronto Star reports that the change will affect the Waterloo-Huawei Joint Innovation Lab as well as deals in a variety of areas, such as cloud computing, 5G communications, and data management and data analytics. Dean said that Canadian business and governments should step up to support this work.

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