Enterprise R&D Center

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    NEC establishes its Global Open RAN Center of Excellence in the U.K. to accelerate global adoption of 5G Open RAN.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

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    NEC opens “NEC Mobility Test Center” for demonstrating private 5G and video analysis in Japan. This is co-creation space supporting automated driving and transport infrastructure.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

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    Allnex announced the construction of a new state-of-the-art R&D center in Werndorf, Austria with investment of $12 million.

    Q4, 2021

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    Daimler strengthens R&D footprint in China with new Tech Center in Beijing

    Q4, 2021

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    Ecocem has opened a low-carbon R&D centre in Paris, France, to accelerate the development of low-carbon solutions that will support cement and construction industries to decarbonise more quickly.

    Q4, 2021

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    Foxconn to set up R&D centre for EV software development. The planned R&D centre will work on software innovations around smart gateway, smart cockpit, smart autonomous driving and other software applications.

    Q4, 2021

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    Hyundai opens new digital R&D centre in China. The new facility is expected to help increase collaboration with local Chinese technology companies.

    Q4, 2021

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    Mobix Labs, a connectivity solutions provider for wireless mmWave 5G and wired high bandwidth cable networks, has opened a new design center in Sydney, Australia.

    Q4, 2021

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    Neste has announced that, in order to accelerate its innovation capacity and its focus on renewable fuels, it is establishing an R&D centre in Singapore.

    Q4, 2021

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    OutSystems announces R&D centre in Bengaluru

    Q4, 2021

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    StoreDot is to establish a new solid-state battery R&D center in California, USA, where it will design, build and test battery tech, working in cooperation with the company’s Israel-based R&D headquarters.

    Q4, 2021

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    ZipCar is opening tech center in Bengaluru. It plans to hire 100 engineers this year.

    Q4, 2021

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    AT&T opens new Tel Aviv R&D center

    Q4, 2021

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    Battery developer Northvolt to invest US$750m in R&D facilities in Sweden.

    Q4, 2021

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    Bayer announces the expansion of its Vegetable Seeds R&D Product Design Center in San Nicolás, Spain.

    Q4, 2021

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    Britishvolt will build a 60 GWh factory destined to produce battery cells, as well as an R&D center and an anode and cathode processing set up in Canada.

    Q4, 2021

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    Cell-based technology company TurtleTree Labs has announced the opening of its new R&D facility located in West Sacramento, California. TurtleTree uses innovative cell-based technologies to create sustainable food and dairy. The company created a proprietary technology that uses mammalian cells to produce milk, with no animals needed.

    Q4, 2021

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    Delhi-based Microtek plans to further consolidate its position in the healthcare market. The company is looking to set up an offshore R&D centre in Ireland, adding to the similar facilities it has presently, in India and Taiwan.

    Q4, 2021

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    Denso reorganises NA engineering and R&D. Product groups ditched, organisation restructured into three horizontals.

    Q4, 2021

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    Doosan to build R&D center in Yongin, South Korea to ramp up hydrogen biz.

    Q4, 2021

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    Dynatrace, an Austrian software company, announced it is setting up an IT research and development centre in Tallinn, Estonia.

    Q4, 2021

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    Fisker plans to open a new R&D center in the UK.

    Q4, 2021

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    Google has opened the Google Cloud Technology Center in Warsaw. It will be the largest R&D centre of the company for cloud technologies worldwide.

    Q4, 2021

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    Indian Oil Corporation will set up a new R&D center entailing investments to the tune of ?3,200 crore at Faridabad. The centre would conduct research into various areas, including alternative and renewable energy, nanotechnology among others.

    Q4, 2021

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    LG Energy Solution and General Motors (GM) will establish a battery R&D center in Michigan.The R&D center will focus on cutting production costs for lithium-ion and all-solid-state batteries and increasing mileage for electric vehicles.

    Q4, 2021

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    Lucas TVS is adding a new R&D centre in Hosur which will be opening at the end of this year. This centre will focus on embedded software for smart products.

    Q4, 2021

  • 25

    Mercedes doubles down on China with R&D push. New tech center in Beijing will have 1,000 engineers

    Q4, 2021

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    Microsoft to open 5 new sites in Israel, double R&D workforce. Offices are in the works in Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Beersheba, Jerusalem and one location to be determined; tech giant plans to recruit over 2,500 more employees.

    Q4, 2021

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    Safran opens new electronics R&D centre in Valence, France. With this new facility, Safran Electronics & Defense says it has the resources required to prepare for the future in microelectronics, focusing on the main families of high-integration electronics: smart sensors, advanced chips and SiP (System-in-Package) solutions for more electric aircraft and space and defense markets.

    Q4, 2021

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    Sherwin-Williams breaks ground on new Global R&D Center. The state-of-the-art facility based in Brecksville, Ohio, expected to open in 2024.

    Q4, 2021

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    SK Group’s energy unit SK E&S Co. and Plug Power will set up a 51:49 joint venture to build a Giga Factory & R&D Center in a key metropolitan area in Korea by 2024. The facilities that will mass produce key facilities for hydrogen projects will be used to their advance into hydrogen markets in Asia.

    Q4, 2021

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    Spirit AeroSystems has officially opened a new R&D and test centre for high-temperature materials that can be used in hypersonic missiles and spacecraft.

    Q4, 2021

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    Tesla opens first overseas vehicle R&D centre in Shanghai. The enter will further promote Tesla's localisation process in China and will carry out R&D work for vehicles, charging equipment and energy products.

    Q4, 2021

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    Sber, the Russian financial and digital giant, is preparing to open an R&D center in Berlin — its first one in Western Europe. The center is focused on expanding horizons in machine learning, cloud and other cutting-edge technologies

    Q4, 2021

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    Smith+Nephew which specializes in surgical robotics technology, celebrated the official grand opening of its new research and development center at Strip District, USA.

    Q4, 2021

  • 34

    ASML to Build Repair Center and Training Center for Engineers in Hwaseong

    Q4, 2021

  • 35

    Canoo Selects Northwest Arkansas for its Headquarters, R&D Center and EV Industrialization Facility

    Q4, 2021

  • 36

    Car components manufacturer Sensata Technologies to build its new £16.5 million technology centre in Newtownabbey. UK.

    Q4, 2021

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    Chinese tire manufacturer Zhongce Rubber Group (ZC Rubber) has announced the launch of its new Europe Technical Center (ETC) in Hannover, Germany

    Q4, 2021

  • 38

    Gallium Semiconductor to open European R&D centre in Nijmegen, Netherlands.

    Q4, 2021

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    German chemical giant BASF opened a new R&D center in South Korea for engineering plastics that are widely used in automotive and consumer electronics, as part of an expansion in the Asian market.

    Q4, 2021

  • 40

    Honeywell announced plans to build a new advanced R&D testing facility for its Honeywell Intelligrated warehouse automation business in Czech.

    Q4, 2021

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    Ingram Micro to add 300 techies in India

    Q4, 2021

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    Microvast Purchases New R&D Center, Hiring in Orlando, Florida. This will become a world-class laboratory for battery prototyping.

    Q4, 2021

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    Northern Tool + Equipment, the $2 billion US-based supplier of high-quality tools and equipment, has set up a tech centre in Hyderabad

    Q4, 2021

  • 44

    Optiva, an ISV provider of cloud-native revenue management software on the private and public cloud to CSPs, is establishing an R&D Centre of Excellence in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    Q4, 2021

  • 45

    Remington Firearms Investing $100M In New Georgia Global HQ. RemArms will create 856 jobs at its new headquarters, advanced manufacturing facility, and R&D center in LaGrange, GA.

    Q4, 2021

  • 46

    RHI Magnesita establishes new R&D Centre at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan. It is equipped with high end equipment for refractory raw material and product testing.

    Q4, 2021

  • 47

    Rio Tinto to invest in battery technology firm Inobat Auto. The investment will support the completion of Inobat’s research and development (R&D) centre in Slovakia.

    Q4, 2021

  • 48

    UBS to establish R&D center in Israel

    Q4, 2021

  • 49

    Vitesco Technologies has commissioned a new research and development centre in Tianjin, China. The focus of the new facility is on the development and testing of electrified drive systems – especially for the Asia-Pacific region.

    Q4, 2021

  • 50

    7-Eleven sets up global tech centre in Bengaluru

    Q4, 2021

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    Barco sets up its largest global Centre of Excellence for Software innovation and R&D in India

    Q4, 2021

  • 52

    Red Hat is expanding in India and its hiring will be skewed towards junior-level engineers

    Q4, 2021

  • 53

    AMD Expands European Engineering Capabilities With New Design Center in Romania

    Q4, 2021

  • 54

    Malaysia Prime Minister Launches Huawei’s Customer Solution Innovation Center. It aggregates the company’s over 120 reference applications and services. It showcases Huawei’s 5G solutions around the world, including those for Smart Cities and autonomous vehicles as well as Huawei’s Smart Education system.

    Q4, 2021

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    Nokia upgrades Guadalajara 5G Lab to test new use cases. It executes a wide range of tests for Nokia hardware solutions, such as radio frequency testing for 3G, 4G and 5G networks. It also includes additional testing for product change notification, chamber thermal testing, mechanical analysis, mechanical first article inspection, mechanical testing, digital data analysis and power supply analysis and realistic performance monitoring.

    Q4, 2021

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    ZF UK inaugurates modern, state-of-the-art engineering technical centre in the West Midlands

    Q4, 2021

  • 57

    Emirates airline to hire more than 500 IT and engineering professionals. The company plans to recruit in segments including cyber security, hybrid cloud technical product management, and software engineering.

    Q4, 2021

  • 58

    Intel Labs opened the Intel Research Center for Integrated Photonics for Data Center Interconnects.

    Q4, 2021

  • 59

    Volvo Cars and Northvolt will open a joint research and development (R&D) centre in Gothenburg as part of a SEK 30 billion investment in battery development and manufacturing.

    Q4, 2021

  • 60

    AstraZeneca’s £1bn new research and development centre houses 16 labs and 2,200 scientists, making it the biggest science lab in Britain

    Q4, 2021

  • 61

    Bayer to speed global development of vegetable seeds varieties at expanded R&D Center in Spain

    Q4, 2021

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    Bentley Motors’ new, state-of-the-art Engineering Test Centre in Crewe, England, has commenced operations after receiving official approval from the UK’s Vehicle Certification Agency. It will allow Bentley to carry out in-house emissions, fuel economy and electric range testing to the highest global standards.

    Q4, 2021

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    Cisco to Open Talent and Collaboration Center in Atlanta, Create 700 Jobs

    Q4, 2021

  • 64

    Coinbase to set up Israel R&D center, buys Unbound Security

    Q4, 2021

  • 65

    Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals, which is into electrical products, has announced the commissioning of its largest R&D centre in Vikhroli, Mumbai to bring efficient technologies to the market.

    Q4, 2021

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    First UPS innovation centre in Asia in Singapore to accelerate supply chain technology.

    Q4, 2021

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    Fujifilm Irvine Scientific is expanding an R&D center in California, and it’s boosting its manufacturing also. It would expand its Armstrong R&D Center of Excellence at headquarters in Santa Ana, in order to commit to the advancement of discovery research, bioproduction, and cell and gene therapy among other things

    Q4, 2021

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    Great Wall Motor (GWM) announced the official opening of its European headquarters in Munich which will cover R&D, sales and management. The R&D will focus on vehicle integration, component development, electronic powertrain platforms, intelligent driving and internet-connected vehicle systems.

    Q4, 2021

  • 69

    India Global Competency Centre to become second largest for Volvo Global. It plans to hire 500 more professionals this year. It current strength is 2500.

    Q4, 2021

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    LG Chem strengthens closer support for global customers by establishing tech centers in the United States and Europe in Ohio and Frankfurt.

    Q4, 2021

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    Lightricks, an unicorn, to build an 8,600 square feet R&D center in Haifa, Israel.

    Q4, 2021

  • 72

    Nestle sets up a global IT services centre in Bengaluru, will support over 45 countries in IT, data analytics, digital, AI. will be housed as a separate division of Nestlé R&D Centre India Pvt Ltd.

    Q4, 2021

  • 73

    Pony.ai, a global leading autonomous driving technology company, announced that it has established a research and development center in Shenzhen, its fifth R&D site globally.

    Q4, 2021

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    Safran inaugurates extension of its antenna and ground station engineering and production center for satellites and flight tests at La Teste de Buch in southwest France

    Q4, 2021

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    Samsung R&D plans to recruit over 1,000 engineers. It has three R&D centres in the India in Bengaluru, Noida and Delhi. It has close to 9,000-10,000 engineers working at these three R&D centres.

    Q4, 2021

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    Tecnotree announced the opening of its new research and development (R&D) & operations center in Cordoba, Argentina, to further the development of Tecnotree Digital Business Support Systems (BSS) solutions in Latin America

    Q4, 2021

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    TSRC, a global leader in styrenic block copolymer (SBC) and synthetic rubber (SR), announces the commissioning of its new global R&D centerlocated in Katy, west of Houston, Texas. The newly built global R&D center, TSRC’s second global R&D facility and first one outside Taiwan

    Q4, 2021

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    US-based DataCore expands India R&D footprint, to hire more.

    Q4, 2021

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    Wabtec opens its largest Engineering Lab in Bengaluru, India to enable rail component design and performance. The facility houses more than 30 complex mechanical, electrical and propulsion related custom built test rigs. The objective of the facility is to characterize the performance, understand the failures, predict the service life of components, and validate design improvements.

    Q4, 2021

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    BMW Group Korea s has signed an initial pact with a provincial government to build a R&D center to provide advanced mobility services to local customers.

    Q4, 2021

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    Continental is investing EUR 8 mln to expand its research and development centre in Iasi, in north-east Romania.

    Q4, 2021

  • 82

    Ericsson partners with Vodafone to power new 5G lab in Spain

    Q4, 2021

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    Huawei to acquire business centre in St Petersburg, Russia and convert it into a R&D center.

    Q4, 2021

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    Intel looks to add facilities in France and Italy and put a critical production site in Germany in its bid to go global.France will be home to a research and design center, and Italy will be the location of a test and assembly factory. The central wafer fabrication plant, or fab, will likely be built in Germany

    Q4, 2021

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    Intercom to hire 150 people in Ireland next year. Most of the new jobs will be in R&D, including engineering, product design and management, research, analytics and data science.

    Q4, 2021

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    Medical technology company Becton Dickinson (BD) is to spend €70 million on a new research laboratory at its Limerick base, which will see the creation of 130 jobs. This lab will work for the development of smart, secure connected health and infection monitoring solutions in clinical and non-clinical settings.

    Q4, 2021

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    Merck will add investment of about US$610 million to set up production capacity for semiconductor and display materials and enhance R&D capability in Taiwan over the next 5-7 years.

    Q4, 2021

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    STMicroelectronics expands PoliFab sensor R&D centre in Milan

    Q4, 2021

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    Vertiv Announces Integrated Manufacturing and Engineering Center in Monterrey, Mexico, to Address Increasing Demand

    Q4, 2021

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    WardWizard Mobility signed a MOU)with the Gujarat government to invest Rs. 500 crore on research and development of electric 2 & 3 wheelers, setting up the motor assembly at Vadodara’s facility, and developing ancillaries to manufacture raw materials.

    Q4, 2021

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    ZF Serbia to open R&D centre in Novi Sad Science and Technology Park

    Q4, 2021

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    HELLA is now building a state-of-the-art testing laboratory in the Ostrava, Czech where advanced machines will be simulating the real-life operating environment of HELLA products throughout their entire life cycle and compliance with applicable legislation.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Huawei to launch EU innovation lab for digital finance and security at Finland

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Microsoft announced the new R&D hub in Barcelona, Spain. This hub will focus on the application of AI technologies to improve user experience on the web. This hub will attract talent from all European countries and is part of the Search & AI team

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Packaging firm SIG has announced that it is investing €12 million in a new technology centre, close to its packaging facilities in Linnich, Germany.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 96

    Parallel Wireless expanding India R&D centers to support 4G, 5G software development and testing.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Prometeon Tyre Group has opened its largest global dedicated R&D Centre at its plant in Kocaeli, Turkey.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Realme plans to soon launch new products like Robot Vacuum, TV sticks for the Indian market. Tech brand is also looking to set up an R&D centre in India by making substantial investments.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Security video monitoring company Netwatch hopes to create new jobs at its R&D centre.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 100

    US-based insurance comparison platform operator Insurify will double the number of employees in its newly-opened R&D centre in the Bulgarian capital Sofia

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Volkswagen Group opened an R&D center for the large-scale production of its own battery cells in Salzgitter, Germany. The automaker is investing 70 million euro in the unit.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    ZF Group to hire 5000 more engineers in India for global R&D.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Codasip, the leading supplier of customisable RISC-V processor IP, announced that it is opening Design center in UK and is looking to hire over 100 engineers.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 104

    Mastercard announced the launch of its new Sustainability Innovation Lab at Stockholm, which will spearhead the further development of the company’s portfolio of environmentally conscious digital products and solutions

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 105

    Spirit AeroSystems inaugurates Innovation Centre in Scotland for the research and development of advanced materials, digital manufacturing technologies and processes

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    The Shyft Group, the North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing and assembly for the commercial and fleet vehicle industries announced the opening of a dedicated R&D center at Michigan. It will be used for product development, prototyping, a

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 107

    Apple has announced that it is opening a new Developer Academy and Manufacturing and R&D Centre in South Korea.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Diageo to set up an R&D centre in Shanghai. It will primarily support the China market.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 109

    Ericsson will shut its R&D centre in Nanjing, one of five research centres in China, and transfer 630 employees to Finnish software provider TietoEVRY, which agreed to hire the staff.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 110

    Footprint, a global materials science technology company announced plans for a European R&D center in Eindhoven, The Netherland. EU regulations banning many single-use plastics create potential tailwinds for Footprint sustainable solutions

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 111

    Ford exits manufacturing in India but will continue to invest in its R&D center in Chennai. It has 12,000 people and will add 5,000 more by next year

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 112

    Ford is starting a pilot R&D project called "Ford Ion Park" where it hopes eventually to build enough battery cells to supply its growing lineup of electric vehicles. It will spend $185 million on a lab to develop new manufacturing techniques for lithium-ion and solid-state battery packs for EVs. The project will also involve work on improving the full production cycle, including research into the mining of needed resources and battery recycling.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    French gourmet flavour business, MONIN is investing INR 200 crores for setting up the manufacturing plant in Telangana. It has also set up an in-house R&D centre in Hyderabad which is key to understanding the Indian flavour palette and developing new flavours and product categories on top of MONIN’s existing range of popular flavours.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 114

    Fuji Oil to open first European R&D center in Netherlands to drive plant-based protein transition.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 115

    Gaming chair maker Secretlab to invest $37m in research and development in Singapore center.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    General Dynamics to open a US$18 million R&D and test center for autonomous aircraft in Québec and has invested in Canada-based unmanned aircraft developer Laflamme Aero. Half of R&D investment has been contributed by the Government of Québec.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 117

    Intel Costa Rica increases investment to $600 million and triples the number of announced jobs

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 118

    Kurita, a global player in the geothermal market for water treatment services, announced the opening of its new European Technology Center in Viersen, Germany.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 119

    Medical devices and healthcare company Abbott is to invest €37.8m in its research and develoment centre in Clonmel,Ireland. The investment will go towards the research of a number of cardiovascular projects, including stents and endovascular balloons.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Nestlé expands R&D facilities in Singapore.This will enable faster translation of breakthrough science into nutritious, great-tasting products for people.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 121

    Oppo sets up specialised camera innovation lab at its Hyderabad R&D centre

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 122

    Porsche is expanding its presence in Asia with a research and development center in Shanghai, China, and a production site in Malaysia.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 123

    Raythink, a provider of in-vehicle AR display products and solutions, sets up software R&D center in Bengaluru, India to develop AR-HUD AR Generator SDK.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 124

    Robotic technology specialist, Geek+ is opening a new research and development centre in Hong Kong.It will focus on artificial intelligence and robotics technologies for the international logistics industry in Hong Kong.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 125

    SentinelOne, an autonomous cybersecurity platform company, launched R&D center in Prague, Czech Republic. The new location will house product development functions.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 126

    Subaru is planning to build a $272 million e-mobility research and development centre near Tokyo.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 127

    Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, opened R&D Center in Nanjing, China. The center focuses on the R&D in smart technologies, big data, software integration, etc.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 128

    Telstra is launchin two new Innovation and Capabilities Centres (ICC) in Pune and Hyderabad and a Network and Product Engineering Lab in Bengaluru.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 129

    TSMC is planning to set up a post-processing packaging R&D center in Japan by investing 20 billion yen

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 130

    The General Motors Technical Center in Israel is significantly expanding its activities.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 131

    Tirupati Graphite has commissioned Stage 1 of its Tirupati Graphene and Mintech Research Centre (TGMRC), in India, which is focused on graphene manufacturing and applications development, advanced materials development and mineral processing technology development.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 132

    UK bank Oak North said it has made over 120 offers this year and are looking to fill 100 more roles in Bengaluru, Gurugram and Hyderabad

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 133

    UK-based fintech Revolut plans to make a 25-million-pound invesntment in India and create 300 jobs.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 134

    Verily, an Alphabet company announced the opening of its new research and development center in Israel. The Verily Israel team will focus on applying AI techniques to important biomedical problems, including applications in endoscopy, minimally invasive surgery and other imaging modalities.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 135

    Volkswagen to create research center for biofuel engines in Brazil

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 136

    World's first 3D Printed Lab in Dubai by DEWA. This lab is for 3D Printing.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 137

    Zoom to set up R&D centre and hire hundreds of engineers in Singapore

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 138

    Communications software and hardware provider Poly will establish a new R&D centre in Galway, creating more than 200 jobs.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 139

    Evonik opens a new lab in Istanbul to provide oral drug delivery solutions in Turkey, the Middle East and Africa. The new lab will support pharmaceutical companies with product development, scale up and production

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 140

    General Motors Invests $71 Million in New Advanced Design and Technology Campus in Southern California

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 141

    Kemira opens its new APAC R&D center in Pujiang Town, Shanghai, China, to meet rapidly growing market demand and accelerate efforts to develop renewable, biodegradable and recycleable products in the Asian region.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Trifacta, the Data Engineering Cloud company, announced its continued expansion into APJ, with a new regional presence in Singapore and Bengaluru. These new locations will be cross-functional center with team members focused on product management, engineering, business development, customer success, and professional services.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 143

    Acronis, a global leader in end-to-end cyber protection solutions, will open a new R&D center in Israel.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 144

    AI chip developer Graphcore is opening a software R&D office in Gdansk, Poland. It will focus on its Poplar AI software stack, AI cloud datacentres and providing direct support to Graphcore customers.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 145

    Altech Chemicals opens R&D center in Saxony, Germany for HPA coating for batteries.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 146

    Amazon announced its plan to set up a R&D centre in Helsinki, Finland, to develop technologies for its Scout unmanned delivery robot. At the initial stage, the company aims to to work on 3D simulation softwares, as to ensure safety during delivery times.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 147

    Berry Global is planning to establish a second manufacturing facility and R&D center in Bangalore, India. It will provide efficient localized support for customers in India and South Asia. The focus is on inhalation devices, including models with digital capabilities and injectable devices

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 148

    BMW is supported by a grant of £ 26.2 million from the British government for battery R&D in UK.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 149

    Bosch establishes R&D centre for automotive electronics in Limerick. Initial focus will include IC for 77GHz radar sensors, which has applications for ADAS such as Automatic Emergency Braking, Collision Avoidance and Adaptive Cruise Control as well as radar technologies for automated driving.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 150

    Brembo to open software and data lab in Silicon Valley

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 151

    Castlight Health to open R&D operations centre in Hyderabad. It will focus on cloud, machine learning, and AI to help accelerate Castlight's product innovation in digital plus high-touch healthcare navigation.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 152

    Central Asia's leading home appliance and electronics manufacturer Artel, expands its R&D center in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. It is also exploring R&D centers in Turkey and China.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 153

    Altix has expanded its R&D center located in Normandy, France to enhance its innovation capabilities for both direct imaging and contact exposure lines for PCB Industry.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 154

    LVMH Is Opening a Research Center That Will Focus on Sustainable Materials and Biofuels. The goal of the new center will be to get rid of plastics.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 155

    Mitsubishi Electric will soon begin operating the 5G OPEN INNOVATION Lab to collaborate with customers and partner companies on research and test demonstrations of “local 5G” private mobile communication systems.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 156

    Porsche Engineering to open R&D Centre in Timisoara with 200 people

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 157

    Qorvo brings R&D centre to Cork focused on ultrawide-band (UWB) product research and innovation.100 engineering jobs for Ireland by this semicodnuctor firm.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 158

    SAP Labs Bulgaria will add another 150 people to its team by the end of this year.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 159

    Video giant Vimeo doubles Israeli workforce. The video platform company aims to go from 120 to more than 200 workers in its Ness Ziona R&D center in the coming year.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 160

    Apple plans to spend over $1 billion in North Carolina to create a new campus and a development hub in the Research Triangle area. This investment will create over 3,000 new job opportunities in fields such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, software engineering, and more.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 161

    Atlassian plans to hire 300 R&D engineers in India over next year

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 162

    Boston Beer is establishing an R&D center in Canada for non-alcoholic cannabis products.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 163

    Bowmer & Kirkland to start work on £54m glass research and development centre in Merseyside. It will on R&D projects for decarbonizing glass production.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 164

    CrystecPharma Launches New R&D Center in China

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 165

    CyberArk opens new R&D center in Beer Sheba

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 166

    FIMER has announced plans to set up its new R&D Center of Excellence for the utility sector in Italy, close to its manufacturing facilities

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 167

    Fonterra opens revamped application centre in Guangzhou in an effort to support its growing foodservice business in southern China.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 168

    Ford to open new EV battery research centre in southeastern Michigan with US$185-million-dollar investment

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 169

    Forex24 has announced opening a new R&D centre in Kyiv, Ukraine. The new centre will help in further developing new technologies to support forex trading including mobile trading platforms, fund withdrawal solutions and advanced customization features.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 170

    French digital behavior analytics company Contentsquare is to double the size of its Israel R&D center

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 171

    Hyundai Elevator has build a smart campus in Shanghai, China, including smart factory, test tower, R&D center, and customer care center.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 172

    Intel is setting up a new $200 million campus in Israel to develop the “chips of the future.” It intends to recruit some 1,000 new employees locally.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 173

    Loram Technologies is to build a $17m research and development centre in Georgetown, Texas. The railway maintenance and services company expects to employ 310 people at the site, including 150 new positions.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 174

    MAHLE launches its new Electronics and Mechatronics Development Center in the city of Changshu in China

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 175

    Medtronic opens largest R&D centre outside US in Hyderabad. The Centre aims to recruit 1,000 employees. The centre conducts advanced engineering R&D and product development work in the areas of design, analysis, hardware, software development and testing in the MedTech space.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 176

    Paytm Money opens new R&D centre in Pune. It plans to hire over 250 engineers and data scientists to build new wealth products and services.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 177

    PPG Opens China Application Innovation Center in Zhangjiagang

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 178

    Ripple Street Launches India R&D center in Bengaluru. It will drive rapid innovation surrounding AI/ML, Microservices, and the mobile space

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 179

    Rostelecom launches R&D centre for development of software for local processors

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 180

    Samsung Heavy Industries, one of three Korean shipyard majors, has become the first company to operate an LNG production, storage and delivery technology pilot test plant for shipbuilding and offshore business. It has also openeed R&D center which will lead do research on natural gas liquefaction and re-liquefaction process; gas engine and fueling system; cryogenic insulation storage container; regasification and cold power generation; and localization of LNG –related equipment.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 181

    SAP Labs India to hire over 1,500 this year

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 182

    Synthomer opens R&D center in Malaysia

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 183

    TeamViewer has chosen Porto to install the new R&D center which will work in the areas of AR, IoT.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 184

    TIM has opened an OTIC – or Open Test and Integration Centre – Lab, which it will use to test new solutions and, it claims, accelerate the deployment of OpenRAN technology in Europe.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 185

    TSMC will establish a semiconductor R&D base in Tsukuba, Japan. The ministry will provide 19 billion yen in subsidies, more than half of the project’s cost of 37 billion yen. The center will focus on semiconductor packaging. About 20 Japanese chipmakers such as Hitachi High-Tech and Asahi Kasei are planning to collaborate with TSMC.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 186

    U.K.-based packaging producer DS Smith is investing $140 million in research and development that will include developing new materials to replace plastics and a testing program to strengthen corrugated cardboard and reduce G-force shock in-home delivery packaging.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 187

    US taxi service Lyft to open R&D center in Kyiv.Lyft’s R&D center in Kyiv will focus on improving online maps that the company’s users need to navigate in nearly 700 cities across the U.S. and Canada.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 188

    US-based insurance comparison platform operator Insurify has opened an R&D centre in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 189

    Corning lays off dozens of employees in Israel R&D center

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 190

    Vodafone Germany to establish 5G, 6G research centre in Dresden

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 191

    Vodafone plans to launch a new R&D centre in the UK that will focus on OpenRAN.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 192

    Vodafone will establish its European R&D center for the development of new technological solutions and new generation digital services in Málaga and will create 600 jobs.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 193

    Acronis Establishes New Cyber Protection R&D Center and Partner Enablement Office in Israel

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 194

    3M to establish new R&D technical centre in Dublin with 100 people. It will work in digital, cloud, AI solution for healthcare market.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 195

    Acuity Trading Launches R&D Hub in Barcelona. The centre is set to carry out dedicated research into machine learning and data sciences

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 196

    Canada’s Lululemon Athletica opens tech centre in Bengaluru which will work in areas like data science, cloud engineering to support merchandise planning, product and location information management.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 197

    EclecticIQ Establishes Engineering Hub in Bengaluru, India. Company will conduct R&D for advanced endpoint security, hunting, and response technologies to help customers bolster cyberdefenses.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 198

    Intellian opens R&D centre in South Korea. antennas using emerging phased array technology will benefit from a new compact test range to assist with development and testing.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 199

    JP Morgan said it is looking to add around 4,000 experienced technologists in India this year. It currently has 35000 people across Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 200

    Nidec revs up EV motor growth with Chinese R&D center near Shanghai. It plans to boost R&D workforce from 170 to 250 to meet China demand.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 201

    Nokia opens new O-RAN Collaboration and Testing Center in the U.S.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 202

    OnePlus and Oppo are integrating parts of their research and development within OPLUS to "maximise resources

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 203

    STMicroelectronics has reached a five-year agreement with Milan's Politecnico university to set up a joint research centre on advanced materials for sensors.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 204

    Travel software R&D sector is turning around. TripActions, which offers a travel planning, booking, and expense management system laid off hundreds of employees when pandemic hit last year but recently started hiring and growing rapidly in Israel.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 205

    Uber to hire 250 engineers in India split between Bengaluru and Hyderabad. This Will take Uber's tech strength in India to 1000.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 206

    Vaisala has opened a new R&D center in Finland. The new center is a unique arena for product development, comprising all levels from ideation to hardware and software design, development, and testing. Located on the same campus area as Vaisala's head office and production facilities in Vantaa, Finland, the new building hosts around 300 experts,

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 207

    A new R&D center is to be commissioned by Continental in Querétaro, Mexico this year. This will focus primarily on electronic systems relating to solutions for autonomous driving in the future. It already has 160 engineers working there. That number is planned to rise to more than 1,000 in four years.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 208

    Adhesives company Chemence today announced the opening of the Chemence Center of Excellence, a research and development facility in Alpharetta, US.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 209

    Alapala, a grain milling process & technology company will open a test mill and academy as part of its research and development center in Turkey.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 210

    American space telecoms company Mangata Networks is to set up a £10.5m R&D center in Edinburgh. It announced the move after it received £3.6m in funding from national economic development agency Scottish Enterprise.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 211

    Ams Opens US Image Sensor R&D Center

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 212

    Anew research centre which will develop pioneering products for the rapidly growing area of powder on wood has been opened by AkzoNobel at its site in Como, Italy.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 213

    Apple is planning to establish a new European semiconductor design center in Munich, Germany, as part of a 1 billion-euro ($1.2 billion) investment push over the next three years to expand its team there and develop custom chips for 5G mobile and other wireless technologies. It will be Apple’s largest R&D site for mobile wireless semiconductors and software and it plans to hire hundreds of people.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 214

    BOSAL, a leading European supplier of emission control system for automotive, is opening a new plant and R&D center in Shanghai, China.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 215

    Bosch is spending ?800cr to upgrade Bengaluru campus. The campus, when ready, will host around 10,000 engineers, the second-highest number of its employees in the world. Currently, the Bengaluru campus accommodates 3,000 software engineers.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 216

    Cartamundi, a leader in the manufacture of games and playing cards, is building a new Global R&D Center in Turnhout Belgium to work closely with Cartamundi’s R&D departments around the world.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 217

    Celona, an OEM providing new generation of 4G/5G private mobile network solutions, has established the first technology center of excellence in Bangalore, India focused on 5G innovation in the new era of private mobile networking.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 218

    Clariant opens catalyst China R&D centre in Shanghai

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 219

    DBS Bank has opened its third financial technology (Fintech) research and development center in the world in Taiwan. The other two centers are in Singapore and India.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 220

    Dell Technologies launched a US$50 million research and development center in Singapore that will drive innovation in edge computing.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 221

    Deutsche Bank to hire 1000 techies in India in 2021. It currently has 4000 people across Bengaluru and Pune centers.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 222

    Electric battery maker Microvast plans Orlando R&D center.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 223

    Foxconn is partnering with British healthcare startup GyroGear to produce and market its products. Foxconn will invest £1 million in Gyrogean and will play a major role in promoting the company’s signature product – GyroGlove, a smart wearable device — across the Asian region. GyroGlove is a glove that can be attached to the back of the hand to reduce tremors. By employing an electronic and adjustable gyroscope, the glove helps people with Parkinson’s disease who suffer from shaky hands, restore the quality of life through better control of the hand. Foxconn and GyroGear will build an R&D center in Taiwan.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 224

    Genesys is to create 100 new tech jobs as it seeks to scale up its research and development (R&D) centre in Galway, Ireland.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 225

    Germany based Marquardt Group has operationalized its global R&D center in Pune to develop battery management-related solutions for electric vehicles. A pool of more than 300 highly-skilled engineers in the automotive domain is committed to serving global and local automotive customers for the Marquardt Group.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 226

    Google has opened its biggest overseas hardware research and development center in New Taipei. Taiwan’s team will play an important role in developing the Pixel mobile phone, Google Nest, Chromebook notebooks, and wearable devices among other key hardware.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 227

    Groundbreaking for state-of-the-art test centre of Mercedes-AMG in Affalterbach, Germany. New “Technikum” technology centre for the development of electrified high-performance powertrains and electrical components.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 228

    Hitachi Healthcare Americas will create a new dedicated R&D facility in Twinsburg, Ohio. Set to open this year, the Hitachi Healthcare Innovation Center of Excellence will leverage advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning to bring about a new generation of imaging technology.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 229

    Israeli security solutions provider Aqua Security will be doubling the headcount in its Hyderabad R&D center from 50 to 100 in 2020.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 230

    LG Chem concluded an investment MOU for the establishment of the Tech Center at Wuxi of Jiangsu Province, China. LG Chem will expand its specialized customer support organization for addressing the pain points of customers. The purpose of this is to provide up-close support on customized technology in need by local customers globally.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 231

    Li Auto also announced the establishment of a new research and development center in Shanghai, which will be dedicated to developing cutting-edge electric vehicle technologies, including high-voltage platforms, ultra-fast charging technologies, autonomous driving technologies, next-generation intelligent cockpits. The new center has already started recruiting, and expects to ultimately house over 2,000 staff in the future.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 232

    Microchip Technology to invest $20m in Cork development center. This new facility will incorporate an engineering lab and extend Microchip’s regional customer support. Initially, the development center will focus on mixed-signal integrated circuit design, applications and software development for high-speed networking, timing and synchronization products, high voltage power management devices and solutions, high reliability integrated power systems and FPGA.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 233

    Microsoft doing chips R&D in Israel.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 234

    Northvolt to expand Polish battery capacity.A $200m factory along with a R&D center is be constructed in Gda?sk.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 235

    Novartis launches digital innovation hub in Hyderabad. Its first in Asia, and third globally after San Francisco, Paris and London. The Novartis Biome India will engage with startups and innovators in healthcare space. Good for Indian ecosystem.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 236

    Nvidia to recruit 600 engineers in Israel to boost AI prowess. It already employs over 2,400 workers in seven R&D centers in Israel including in Yokneam, Tel Aviv, Raanana.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 237

    Plus500, a leading technology platform for trading Contracts for Difference (“CFDs”) internationally, is establishing a new R&D center in Tel Aviv.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 238

    Qualcomm plans to open a new 5G research and development (R&D) centre in France to work on the future evolution of 5G and beyond.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 239

    Rimac is opening its first R&D office in the UK as it gears up for the launch of the production version of its C_Two electric hypercar.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 240

    Saab to setup R&D center in Canada. The Aerospace R&D Center will develop, test and produce next generation aerospace systems and components to complement the existing Canadian aerospace industry, which may include unmanned aerial systems, artificial intelligence and environmentally progressive aviation technologies.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 241

    Sequans Communications, leading developer and provider of 5G and 4G solutions for broadband, critical, and massive IoT, has established a new RD center in Salo, Finland, the purpose of which is to support Sequans core development work on 5G and 4G IoT semiconductor solutions.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 242

    Singapore-Based FinTech Firm TranSwap Expands into The UK With Plans to Open New R&D Centre in Edinburgh.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 243

    Skretting to build USD 6 million shrimp R&D center in Ecuador.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 244

    Sprinklr, the Customer Experience Management (CXM) platform announced its expanded presence in Singapore with a new R&D center. This new facility will reinforce Sprinklr’s position as a leading CXM provider, supporting valuable brands in Asia Pacific, including Samsung, Gojek, StarHub and Changi Airport Group.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 245

    Syngenta to build $230-million R&D center in China. Center at Nanjing will cover advanced research areas across the agriculture value chain.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 246

    The Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) is partnering with the leading music streaming service in the Middle East and Africa (MENA), Anghami, to establish the technology pioneer’s global headquarters and research and development (R&D) centre in Abu Dhabi. The partnership is part of the ADIO’s recently announced Innovation Programme valued at AED2 billion (US$545 million), which is an initiative of the Abu Dhabi government’s Ghadan 21 accelerator programme.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 247

    TSMC plans to build a $189M research development center in Ibaraki Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo. The center will focus on advanced semi packaging and testing, and the company could install a local production line to add capacity.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 248

    Vivo’s Xian R&D center is opened with 200 people. Its focus is on camera related technologies.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 249

    AstraZeneca to base new R&D center in Jing’an, China.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 250

    German indoor vertical farm &ever to establish R&D center in Singapore.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 251

    ABB has unveiled its new R&D innovation center in the Netherlands. ABB’s e-mobility innovation lab will house 120 specialists working on next generation EV charging solutions. Designed to spur further innovations in e-mobility, the $10 million, 3,600 m2 facility is based on the Delft University of Technology campus, in the Netherlands.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 252

    ABB has unveiled its new R&D innovation center in the Netherlands. ABB’s e-mobility innovation lab will house 120 specialists working on next generation EV charging solutions. Designed to spur further innovations in e-mobility, the $10 million, 3,600 m2 facility is based on the Delft University of Technology campus, in the Netherlands.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 253

    ABB strengthens research into smart materials with new R&D facility in Poland. it is one of the first facilities at ABB, and in Poland, to introduce induction heating assisted multi-component injection molding cells for functional composites and structures, prototyping and sensor integration. The site will also be used for validation of multiphysics simulations and digital twin modelling which enables products to be reviewed and tested rigorously reducing development costs and timescales.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 254

    Acronis, a global cyber protection provider, has opened a R&D office in Bucharest Romania.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 255

    Alternative protein company Perfect Day is setting up its research and development (R&D) center in Singapore, where it will focus on developing analytical systems that will be critical for ensuring the accuracy, specificity, and consistency of the firm’s fermentation processes and protein ingredients.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 256

    Bajaj will open a R&D center in Thailand, its first outside India.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 257

    Braskem completed a $10 million expansion of its US innovation and technology center. The project adds eight labs with equipment to support R&D in catalysis, recycling, and 3-D printing.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 258

    Cadence announced the opening of a new European R&D Centre of Excellence in Cork, Ireland, to further expand local computational software development. Over the next three years, Cadence expects to create approximately 150 new engineering positions in Cork.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 259

    Cayman Chemical, a supplier of research chemicals and services, is opening a $20 million R&D center in Michigan.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 260

    ChemDesign has completed a technology center in US that houses quality-control operations, and process development laboratories.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 261

    Chr. Hansen Natural Colors has inaugurated an R&D center to ramp up pigment, formulation and application capabilities in Montpellier, France, and pioneer new natural color solutions.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 262

    Dysonannounces its expansion in the Philippines as it will open its software laboratory and RD center in Alabang. The company would hire 400 engineers for the next three years.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 263

    Electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors is creating an automotive R&D center in Farmington Hills Michigan. The center will have offices, space for vehicle inspection and benchmarking, and labs for testing, validation and prototyping. The project comes with $3.6 million in private investment and creates 141 jobs, resulting in a $1 million Michigan Business Program performance-based grant.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 264

    Faurecia inaugurates its global center of expertise dedicated to hydrogen storage systems. Located in Bavans, France, and representing a total investment of €25 million, this center of expertise aims to develop lightweight and cost-competitive hydrogen storage systems to accelerate hydrogen mobility.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 265

    FCA expanding its R&D center in Tofas, Turkey.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 266

    FCA will open R&D center in Hyderabad with an investment of $150 M and will create 2400 jobs.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 267

    Fujikin, a Japanese valve manufacturer will setup for an R&D center at Da Nang High-Tech Park worth a total of 35 million USD.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 268

    German RISC-V core designer Codasip has opened a strategic design centre in France for its processor cores based on teh open source RISC_V instruction set architecture (ISA). The centre in Villeneuve Loubet is near Sophia Antipolis where major technology companies such as Bosch, NXP, Thales, and many others have offices.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 269

    Goldman Sachs to open second India office in Hyderabad; offer 500 jobs. Good to see global financial firms continue to expand their GIC footprints in India.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 270

    Grab Singtel and Ant Financial have won license for Digital Bank in Singapore. Grab Singtel will hire 200 people for starting the operations.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 271

    Grablaunches Grab Tech Center, the company’s R&D hub in Indonesia. The tech center would focus on researching, designing and testing tools and technology for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Indonesiaand beyond as well as developing solutions for Grab’s own businesses, namely Grab Kiosks, Grab Food and Grab Merchants.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 272

    Great Wall Motors aims to set Thailand as a hub for right-hand-drive vehicle production and export in Asean, especially for the new energy and electric vehicles. GWM also plans to set up an R&D centre in Thailand.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 273

    Huawei opened its sixth R&D center in France. It is in Paris dedicated to fundamental research in mathematics and computing. The institute will cooperate with the Île-de-France region to fully tap local human resources. With its 3,000 researchers, the Ile-de-France region represents the largest concentration of mathematicians in the world.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 274

    Huawei to set up R&D center in Budapest. The new R&D center will focus on artificial intelligence, streaming, image processing, and signaling technologies, as well as extremely large distribution systems.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 275

    In China, Rio Tinto is set to invest $ 13 million with the world’s largest steel producer China Baowu Steel Group over the next two years, to reduce emissions from China’s iron and steel making process.This will go into establishing a research and development (R&D) center, which will initially work to develop lower carbon ore preparation processes.It will involve creating two ore preparation pilot plants, one to use biomass and the other exploring using microwave technology.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 276

    Indoor air company Halton Group opens new R&D center for its Lahti plant in Finland.The Hub will focus on the target environments of the company’s Marine business: galleys and cabins, as well as energy production and industrial environments. In addition to physical demo facilities, the center will use VR technology to model solutions.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 277

    Infineon plans global AI innovation hub in Singapore.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 278

    Intel is another example with an investment of $350 million in Costa Rica to revamp testing and assembly operations.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 279

    IronFX hires 200 employees including at R&D center in Mumbai after big rise in forex accounts during Covid-19 crisis.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 280

    Japan’s Fuji Electric to expand Indian manufacturing, R&D operations. It plans to hire 200 people.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 281

    Japanese unicorn Raksul sets up tech center in Bengaluru.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 282

    KONE to start a program in Finland, focused on harnessing global research and development expertise, to create more sustainable, resilient and inclusive cities.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 283

    KYOCERA to construct New R&D Center in Kirishima City, Kagoshima, Japan.R&D activities include Development of laminated ceramic capacitors, ceramic packages for electronic devices, cell stacks for SOFCs.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 284

    LG to set up R&D center for vehicle component solutions in Da Nang, Vietnam.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 285

    MOL Group has opened a new polyol research and development (R&D) center in Százhalombatta, Hungary, to develop polyol products that meet the needs of customers.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 286

    New Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center in Singapore to Transform Customer Experience through Future Mobility R&D.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 287

    Nokian Tyres says it has invested in a new test center for its heavy tires division in Finland.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 288

    Oppo has set up a 5G Innovation Lab at its Hyderabad R&D center.This is Oppo’s first-ever overseas innovation hub, outside of China. The lab will not only focus on the development of core 5G technologies but help accelerate its rollout across India.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 289

    Qualcomm to establish a R&D facility in Cork city, Ireland with an investment of €78m.It is recruiting for roles in the ASIC areas of digital, analog, machine learning, automotive, CAD, automation, system validation, advanced design for new technologies and software engineering.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 290

    Rolls-Royce expands power-generator facility and R&D center in Mankato, US.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 291

    Samsung Biologics to open CDO R&D center in San Francisco. The CDO business develops experimental drugs for clinical tests as well as designs manufacturing process for mass production of new drugs on a contract basis.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 292

    Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology in an effort to speed up rock drill innovations, has opened a new Rock Drills Innovation Center in Tampere, Finland.R&D priorities in drilling technology: 1. Reliability: durability and endurance testing is most important. 2. Productivity. 3. Operating cost per meter.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 293

    SANY create cutting-edge R&D facility in China which will accommodate 5000 people.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 294

    SEAT begins construction on a pioneering, one-of-a-kind battery laboratory in Spain. With an investment of more than 7 million euros, the new center will develop and test various energy systems for electric and hybrid vehicles.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 295

    Septentrio has opened a new Research & Development center in Espoo, Finland, to support the strong growth and ambitious expansion plans for its GNSS/INS solutions for professional and industrial applications.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 296

    Serbian sugar producer Sunoko, part of diversified conglomerate MK Group, has opened a research and development (R&D) center for sugar beet production.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 297

    Siemens Healthineers to invest Rs 1300 crore building R&D and manufacturing hub in India.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 298

    ST Microelectronics establishes “Lab-in-Fab” in Singapore. It brings together three partners with leading-edge and complementary competencies in Piezo materials, Piezo MEMS technologies, and wafer-fab tools to boost innovation and accelerate development of new materials, process technologies, and ultimately, products for industry customers.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 299

    Sunlight makes €105 million R&D investment in Greece into sustainability of Lithium batteries to help accelerate the race to Net Zero

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 300

    The carbon nanotube producer Ocsial has opened a new research center in Foetz Luxembourg. The aim is to make cars more intelligent.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 301

    To strengthen abilities and expand areas utilizing software, DENSO will establish the Software Innovation Department. The department will lead the company’s software reformation activities.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 302

    Unit4 to open R&D center in Noida, India for cloud. This will be third global R&D center for Unit 4 after Spain and Poland.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 303

    Volkswagen inaugurates R&D center for e-mobility in China. It plans for a step-by-step expansion of local R&D competence in the localization of MEB-based derivatives.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 304

    Volvo moves electric motor development in-house with opening for powertrain center in China.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 305

    West Virginia chosen as site for Virgin Hyperloop $500 million R&D center.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 306

    ZF adapts to software challenges by setting up a Global Software Center

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 307

    Zoom will expand its presence in Singapore by opening a new R&D Center, where it will hire hundreds of key engineering headcount. Zoom will also expand its co-located data center in the country.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

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    Nokia and stc launch the operation of Technology Innovation Center to stimulate innovation.

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