Septentrio Opens New R&D Center in Finland

GPS/GNSS technology expert, Septentrio, has opened a new Research & Development (R&D) center in Espoo, Finland. The new center will support the strong growth and ambitious expansion plans for its GNSS/INS solutions for professional and industrial applications.

The new office is strategically located in Espoo, well known as a high-tech hub with a long history of state-of-the-art GNSS and INS development, housing many leading technology companies as well as the famous Aalto University.

This new R&D center will support our strong growth and further accelerate our strategic agenda of becoming the leading independent GNSS/INS supplier for demanding applications in industrial, scientific and infrastructural domains,” commented Antoon De Proft, CEO at Septentrio. “We also welcome Stefan Söderholm, who brings a wealth of experience to our team and will lead the new R&D center in Finland.”

I am really excited to join Septentrio,” added Stefan Söderholm. “I have always been impressed by its technology and I look forward to be part of this great team that develops unique positioning solutions for the industry.”

Septentrio will be expanding its R&D team in the coming months with enthusiastic and highly qualified GNSS and INS engineers as well as software engineers. Stefan Söderholm will spearhead the establishment of the new R&D center and the recruitment efforts.

About Septentrio

Septentrio designs and manufactures multi-frequency multi-constellation GPS/GNSS positioning technology for demanding applications. Reliable centimeter-level positioning enables machine automation improving efficiency and safety. Septentrio provides positioning solutions for industrial applications such as robotics, construction, survey and mapping, maritime, logistics and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The company has its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium and has a world-wide presence with offices in Los Angeles, Shanghai, Seoul, Yokohama, Espoo as well as numerous partners around the world.

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