Huawei Italy University Challenge 2021 is a Call for ideas dedicated to PhD: students, fresh-graduates and Post-Doc, with the goal to encourage the value of the PhD as innovator to shape the future of technology and research around Huawei.
The Call for ideas will be divided in two tracks, for junior and senior PhDs.
Topics of the Challenge
Are you interested in one of the following topics?
Power Supply Technologies and Systems
and Integrated Circuits
Model Based Development
Embedded AI Solutions AI Architectures
innovative research directions
Show us your project and participate in the first Italian Huawei contest entirely dedicated to PhDs.
Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) products and solutions for network infrastructure and business and consumers smart devices.
With +194,000 employees Huawei operates in +170 countries, serving more than three billion people around the world.
We are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.
Innovation has been the very foundation for Huawei’s survival and growth over the past 30 years. We will continue redoubling our efforts in exploring future-oriented cutting-edge technologies and basic research, with an annual investment of US$3 billion to US$5 billion.
Present in Italy since 2004, Huawei has steadily increased the investments in research counting on 5 Innovation Centers, 3 Research Centers focused respectively on high frequency microwave, wireless and optical RF technologies, real-time embedded software and consumer experience design, 4 Joint Labs and several R&D cooperation projects with the main Italian Universities aimed at studying cutting-edge technologies.
Why to participate
Italy University Challenge 2021 is the opportunity for young PhDs to:
Learn more about Huawei Research Centers in Italy
Join a community of researchers from Universities and
industry for knowledge sharing and networking
Contribute to the cutting-edge technologies and solutions developed in Huawei
Have the chance to discover job and cooperation opportunities in Huawei
How to participate
Participants will be able to apply starting from July 1st, as individuals or as a team of up to 3 people.
Projects must be delivered within October 31st.
1st phase: General information
Pre-register with your personal data, decide your track and if you participate alone or in team
2nd phase: CV and reason for application
Upload your CV and specify why you are going to participate in the specific topic
3rd phase – Project submission
Time to upload your project (max 5 pages) and tell us why you should be one of the winners of the challenge!
Do you take the Junior PhD track or the Senior PhD track?
Junior PhD track
The Junior PhD track will be a Call for ideas open to PhDs students who haven’t completed their research path yet.
Senior PhD track
The Senior PhD track will be a Call for ideas open to PhD students who had a structured research path, fresh-PhDs and Post-Doc.
In the meanwhile
Don’t miss the chance to know Huawei research directions and its R&D Experts and PhDs, and interact with them.
Do you need technical feedback and advice on your submission? Our mentors are available for 30 minutes 1-to-1 mentorships.
Soft skills Workshops and Labs
Excercise your soft skills to reinforce your technical knowledge. Participate in our webinars and practical labs!
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Best Innovative Project 2021
A special prize of 1.500€ might be recognized to the best project inspiring new research direction.
Participants will be invited to join the Huawei Italy University Challenge 2021 Ceremony, an online event where students, professors and Huawei R&D experts will meet and interact, sharing research directions and their projects, and build a direct relationship for future cooperation.