Huawei has announced the launch of its new Research & Development campus situated in Bangalore, India as a part of its commitment to contribute to Indian government’s “Make in India” agenda.
The one million sq. ft. campus built on a 20 acre site will accommodate Huawei’s growing software development workforce in India. The campus can accommodate up to 5,000 engineers and includes an R&D Block, customer experience center, large cafeteria, multilevel car park and residential block for expat employees.
Huawei has invested over USD170 million in building the new campus in Bangalore.
Speaking at the inauguration of the R&D Campus, Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), and Government of India said:
“It is a privilege to be present on the occasion of the launch of the expansive R&D Campus of Huawei in Bangalore. Huawei has played an important role in the evolution of telecom ecosystem in the country and its investment in new facility further showcases Huawei’s commitment to the India market. This campus will complement the technological pride of the Indian nation, providing opportunities to multiple technology professionals & engineers.”
The India R&D center plays a key role in component development and delivery center of Huawei for the global markets and has ownership of almost all software platforms, components and products being developed in India.