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u-blox inaugurates new R&D center in Tampere, Finland

Initial focus on GNSS technology development

Thalwil, Switzerland and Tampere, Finland – December 2, 2015 – u‑blox (SIX:UBXN), a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, officially inaugurated its new R&D center in Tampere, Finland yesterday. It is the company’s thirteenth R&D site worldwide. The facility, already staffed and operational, will initially focus on further developing GNSS technology, in close collaboration with the u‑blox offices in Thalwil, Switzerland, Reigate, UK and Espoo, Finland.

 

"This new R&D center attests to u‑blox’s rapid growth and shows our commitment to expand our product offering in the satellite positioning field," says Daniel Ammann, Executive Director, Positioning Products at u‑blox. "The Tampere office will offer an attractive and exciting work environment to experienced and talented engineers".

 

The new u‑blox office is strategically located in the Tampere region, well‑known as a high‑tech hub with state‑of‑the‑art companies and its famous University of Technology.

 

u‑blox Tampere is planning to expand its headcount to 20 by 2016.

 

New office address:

u‑blox Tampere
Insinöörinkatu 41

Hermia 15

33720 Tampere, Finland