Purposeful Innovation

We invent breakthrough technologies that enable life-changing products and experiences.

We’re building on our legacy of technology leadership with 5G, which will serve as the technological foundation for connected cars, industrial IoT, smart homes and cities, networking, and mobility.

Through Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ we're applying all this knowledge and experience to improve social and economic outcomes in underserved communities around the world, enriching people's lives while creating new markets for our business.

Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™

Qualcomm Wireless Reach brings advanced wireless technologies to underserved communities globally.

The program accelerates the adoption of transformative technologies in underserved communities globally. Through Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™, we invest in sustainable programs that demonstrate innovative uses of wireless technology to strengthen economic and social development.

Since 2006, Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ has impacted more than 20 million people.


Qualcomm innovations have long enabled a smarter, better connected world.

But to truly stay connected, we need to focus on the vehicles that take us everywhere. With expertise, experience and the support of the automotive industry, Qualcomm is taking next-generation connectivity on the road, resulting in vehicles that are intelligent, autonomous, cleaner and safer.

Smart Cities

Engineering the fabric of Citywide Connectivity.

Our full suite of wide-and local-area connectivity processing technologies help bring efficiency, safety and innovation to fast-growing urban environments. By addressing challenges within city infrastructure, energy, transportation and buildings, we are helping to develop sustainable solutions that minimize total cost of ownership—and position cities with an eye to the future.


Worldwide network connectivity with unbelievable power efficiency.

Given Qualcomm’s mobile heritage, we’re focused – from R&D through commercialization — on exploring new and innovative ways to maximize the performance of devices like smartphones while reducing the amount of energy they consume. We design from a system approach, considering how all the parts — the processing engines, the system architecture, and the software — will perform in harmony and provide the smartphone user the best overall user experience possible.

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ mobile platforms are designed to be fast, intelligent, smooth, and secure with amazing graphics. They feature processors with multi-core CPUs, combining cutting-edge features and support.

Qualcomm University Relations

At Qualcomm, research and development is a strong focus.

It enables us to foster new ideas which ultimately lead to future technology advancements and growth. Through our global engagements with academia and universities, we help drive innovation and common knowledge in key technical areas, accelerating innovation for a better future.

Explore our key efforts.

Purposeful Innovation

STEM Education

Responsible Business

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