We are very grateful to the financial sponsorship provided by Nokia, Qualcomm and Huawei.
NOKIA is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. Powered by the innovation of Nokia Bell Labs and Nokia Technologies, the company is at the forefront of creating and licensing the technologies that are increasingly at the heart of our connected lives.
With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.
Qualcomm’s technologies powered the smartphone revolution and connected billions of people. We pioneered 3G and 4G – and now, we are leading the way to 5G and a new era of intelligent, connected devices. Our products are revolutionizing industries including automotive, computing, IoT and healthcare, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other in ways never before imagined. Qualcomm Incorporated includes our licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, all of our engineering, research and development functions, and all of our products and services businesses, including our semiconductor business, QCT, and our mobile, automotive, computing, IoT and healthcare businesses.
Founded in 1987, Huawei Technologies is an entirely employee-owned private company and a leading global information and communications technology solutions provider with a vision to enrich life through communication.
Through the company’s 170,000 employees, customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, Huawei has established end-to-end capabilities across the carrier networks, enterprise and consumer markets by providing competitive solutions and services, which have been deployed in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than one-third of the world’s population.
Huawei has launched its “French Research Center” in 2014, performing a wide scope of basic and applied research in the fields of ‘Mathematic and algorithmic’, ‘Parallel computing’, ‘Home connected device’, ‘Chipset’ and ‘Design’. More specifically, the ‘Mathematical and Algorithmic Sciences’ Lab located in Paris is dedicated to developing and providing Huawei with key technologies related to future communications and networking applications. The lab brings together a team of 70 PhD researchers working on the topics of Communication theory, Networking and Information Theory.