Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Clear Water Bay. The school has had an alliance consortium with MIT since 2014. Photo: Winson Wong

Local academics fear fallout from MIT’s move to tighten vetting on research partners in Hong Kong and mainland China

  • Concern comes as MIT tightens scrutiny on ‘elevated risk’ proposals
  • Among partnerships is MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node set up in 2015
Topic |   Huawei

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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Clear Water Bay. The school has had an alliance consortium with MIT since 2014. Photo: Winson Wong
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology said certain funding partnerships would need more scrutiny than usual. Photo: Shutterstock

MIT cuts funding ties with Huawei and ZTE citing US investigations

  • No new engagements or renewals of existing ones, Massachusetts Institute of Technology says, explaining that partnerships with certain countries need extra scrutiny
  • Both the Chinese telecoms firms named have faced investigation in the US, including over claims that their equipment could pose cybersecurity threats
Topic |   Huawei

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology said certain funding partnerships would need more scrutiny than usual. Photo: Shutterstock
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