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China's Quectel launches R&D centre in Serbia

Author Radomir Ralev
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BELGRADE (Serbia), November 13 (SeeNews) - Chinese company Quectel Wireless Solutions has launched a research and development (R&D) centre in Serbia's capital Belgrade, it said. 

The centre will be run by Quectel's Serbian subsidiary Quectel Research & Development Center Europe, which 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, Quectel said in a statement on Tuesday. 

Quectel's Belgrade office will focus on customer-driven activities, software customization, application layer development, and supporting key customers on Internet of Things (IoT) integration and design.

'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," Quectel CEO Patrick Qian said in the statement.

Quectel, with about 1,500 employees worldwide, is a producer of cellular and Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) modules.