Quectel Wireless Solutions Co., Ltd. announced on Tuesday the establishment of a research and development center in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, to reinforce its global R&D structure and get closer to customers in Europe.
Quectel Research & Development Center Europe Co. doo Beograd-Stari Grad will start full-fledged operations in the first quarter of 2020, with a professional team of embedded developers working in collaboration with core R&D teams in China. With this operation Quectel is confirming the plan to expand its presence on a global scale.
With an objective of building a strong technical foundation in Europe, Quectel’s Belgrade office will focus on customer-driven activities, software customization, application layer development, and supporting key customers on IoT integration and design. As the first European technology development site, it will boost its capability to support the Quectel product roadmap and enable the company to provide faster support to customers in the region.
“I am excited that we are announcing a plan that shows our commitments towards customers and represents a big step forward in becoming a truly localized global company,” said Quectel CEO Patrick Qian.
“We are strengthening our local R&D capacities in Europe so that our engineering team can work more efficiently to turn great ideas into the latest IoT modules for customers and get their products to the market more quickly.”