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Huawei opens R&D center in Brazil

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The Chinese brand teamed up with a local government agency and opened a research and development facility in Santa Rita do Sapucai, in the state of Minas Gerais. Huawei invested $1.3 million in the center.
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While other brands are reducing their presence in the area, Huawei opens a research and development center in Brazil. Although this might look like a minor investment for the Chinese brand, it is interesting to see that they managed to team up with a government agency and everything seems to be working fine.

Known as the Centre for Competence and Innovation Development (CIDC), this center brings together engineers and professionals from Huawei and Brazil's National Institute of Telecommunications (Inatel). Huawei's investment consists of around $1.3 million USD.

According to ZDNet, "Brazil is the first country where Huawei is rolling out the CIDC model outside of China." Huawei's leadership in Brazil changed last year. The company highlighted its plan to become a key player in the region. The company's local CEO, Wei Yao, said "We remain committed to stimulating collaboration between the various players within the local ecosystem to develop technologies to cater for local innovation demand" back then. Now, they are living up to that promise.

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Codrut Nistor, 2017-06-26 (Update: 2017-06-26)
Codrut Nistor
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Although I have been writing about new software and hardware for almost a decade, I consider myself to be old school. I always enjoy listening to music on CD or tape instead of digital files and I will not even get into the touchscreen vs physical keys debate. However, I also enjoy new technology, as I now have the chance to take a look at the future every day. I joined the Notebookcheck crew back in 2013 and I have no plans to leave the ship anytime soon.