AAC Technologies opens R&D centre in Tampere
ACC Technologies, the global supplier of micro component solutions, has launched a new R&D centre in the Finnish city of Tampere.
Headquartered in Shenzhen, China, ACC Technologies develops micro components for the communication, consumer electronics and automotive markets.
According to Business Tampere, the company’s new R&D site has launched with 20 employees and the company plans to bring the headcount up to 100 within three years. The value of its investment is expected to exceed 20 million euros when the growth plans are fully realised.
“Tampere is strategically an ideal location for us,” says Jiang Nan, SVP of AAC Technologies. “The main drivers for AAC landing in Tampere are the highly experienced engineering expertise combined with the extensive technical university network, ensuring solid flow of new talent along with providing research co-operation opportunities.”
The new Tampere site will be ACC Technologies’ centre of competence for imaging, where it will research and develop solutions in areas such as sensing, optical design and image processing.
“This is the sixth imaging technology-related company to establish an R&D site in Tampere in the past three years, re-enforcing Tampere as one of the leading imaging centres in the world,” comments Oliver Hussey, senior advisor at Business Tampere.