u-blox Inaugurates New R&D Center in Tampere, Finland

Initial focus on GNSS technology development

02 Dec, 2015, 04:00 ET from u-blox

THALWIL, Switzerland and TAMPERE, Finland, December 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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.

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"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

For more information about u-blox, please visit http://www.u-blox.com or contact Tiina Lehto on +358-424-733-291 or email  tiina.lehto@u-blox.com.

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