Huawei Technologies


We've partnered with one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, Huawei Australia to provide ATN students with the opportunity to embark on a unique learning experience at Huawei's Global Research & Development centres in Shenzen, China, and to discover the latest ITC innovation happening here in Australia. 

Huawei Innovation Research Program 2017 

Huawei Innovation Research Program (HIRP) provides funding opportunities to leading universities and research institutes conducting innovative research in communication technology, computer science, engineering, and related fields. HIRP seeks to identify and support world-class, full-time faculty members, sets up win-win collaboration and pursues technology innovation of mutual interest. 

As a part of HIRP, HIRP Open is a 1-2 year award that supports contract-based innovation research with the amount ranging from USD 30,000 to USD 70,000. In some cases, larger awards may be possible for some especially proposals.

Applications are open to full-time faculty member (lecturer, assistant professor, associate professor or full professor) at a leading university or research institution that awards research degrees to PhD students around the world.

Applications closed Friday 16 June 2017.

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Seeds for the Future - China experience

Seeds for the Future, Huawei’s global initiative offers ATN undergraduate students the opportunity to travel to Huawei’s HQ in Shenzhen, China where they get a unique insight in the latest emerging technology and products, visit Huawei’s Exhibition Centre, R&D labs and Logistics Centre, experience life on campus and learn about Chinese culture.

From 2017, an enhanced Seeds for the Future program will offer 75 students over the next three years, from a broad range of disciplines including ICT, business, commerce, and design the opportunity to travel to China, thanks to support from the Australian Government's New Colombo Mobility program.

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Huawei Australia


“Seeds for the future has given me the chance to create connections with industry partners and build lifelong friendships with my fellow students. The program has given me new possibilities, and will allow me to establish my career with a global approach.” 


Pauline Jungco, Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Communication Engineering) (Honours)
2016 Seeds for the Future, RMIT University