Izmir decision from the world giant: We are proud

Huawei Turkey Ankara R&D Center was opened with the participation of Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank.

According to the statement of Huawei Turkey, the new R&D center, whose approval and licensing processes were completed by the Ministry of Industry and Technology, set off with 50 engineers and researchers in the first place.

Huawei executives announced that they aim to increase this number to 150 by 2023. It has been reported that Huawei Turkey Ankara R&D Center will mainly focus on artificial intelligence projects and new generation wireless communication systems.

The statement included the statements made by the Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank during his visit.

Stating that Huawei has been carrying out R&D and production studies as a technology company operating in Turkey for a long time, Varank stated that a new one has been added to this chain with the center registered by the ministry recently.

Varank stated that they want the development of value-added production in Turkey and that the way is through R&D and innovation, and made the following statements.

“It is important and valuable for us that global brands develop technology in our country. Huawei makes a great contribution to this with its R&D engineers in our country. Huawei’s production and investments in cloud computing, renewable energy, inverter and artificial intelligence will contribute to a more competitive industry. Congratulations to them. “We are inviting other global brands to operate more in our country. I would like to thank Huawei for its investments in Turkey and for the renewable energy-specific work they will do in the future.”


Huseyin Hai, Director of Huawei Turkey R&D Center, also stated that they are proud to open the second R&D center in Turkey today, after more than 12 years of ongoing investments.

Hai said, “Since its establishment, our R&D center has brought more than 6,000 new talents to the Turkish IT ecosystem. Considering the 2023 targets, our R&D structuring this year is the cloud computing team, the green energy team supporting the Digital Power Business Group, We have included SaaS (software services) and PaaS (platform services) teams. Next year, we aim to open an R&D center in Izmir in order to provide more services to our country’s local IT ecosystem.” used his statements.

Ziya Altunyaldız, Chairman of the Parliamentary Industry, Trade, Energy, Natural Resources, Information and Technology Commission, also attended the opening.