The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was invited to participate in the Next Generation Network Seminar 2016 which was organised by the Future Network Department of Beijing Institute of Collaborative Innovation (BICI) on 22 December 2016 in Beijing, China. On the same occasion, ASTRI signed a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on research and development (R&D) of next generation network technologies.
In the seminar, Dr Justin Chuang, Vice President, Next Generation Network of ASTRI shared the latest development of mobile communications with the participants. Industry leaders, experts, senior executives from renowned high-technology companies and scholars from universities in China were gathered together to discuss and exchange views on the development trends and prospects of next generation network and related technologies.
In addition, Dr Justin Chuang represented ASTRI to sign the MoU with BICI which further strengthens its collaboration to jointly carry out research and development (R&D) projects of next generation network technologies including the future network top layer design and overall architecture, core mechanism and key technologies of core network, wired access network, radio access network, terminals, and upper layer applications etc.
In 2015, ASTRI signed a MoU with BICI to establish FinTech Collaborative Innovation Centre focusing R&D on financial technology, big data and mobile software platform. With the signing of MoU on next generation network technologies with BICI, the strategic partnership between ASTRI and BICI will facilitate the development of innovation and technology in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
Dr Justin Chuang (left), Vice President, Next Generation Network of ASTRI, signs the MoU with Mr Li Chunan (right), Vice Executive Director of BICI on joint R&D of next generation network technologies
Next Generation Network Seminar 2016 (Photo source: BICI website)
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