Research and development is the key to better connectivity and collaboration within the global technology industry and wider economy.
Our growing reliance on technology and connectivity was made clear during the Covid-19 pandemic. These were the tools that enabled us to learn and work from home and access many of the key services we need as businesses shifted online. They helped us stay in touch with our friends and family when our lives were turned upside down.
And there can be no doubt they will be key to the economic recovery we need in a post-pandemic world, fuelling growth and creating the opportunities of the future. For example, 71 per cent of organisations surveyed by Huawei said they would implement a hybrid approach to office and remote working this year. Yet we can only allow technology to play such a significant part in our lives if we feel confident about putting our trust in it……..