TeamViewer, the main sponsor of Manchester United shirts as of next season, succeeding Crevrolet since 2014, has chosen Porto to install the new R&D center.
“With the recent acquisition of Hapibot Studio, a Porto-based software development agency, TeamViewer has already started its presence on site with a team of about 20 highly qualified software and design engineers,” the company’s German remote program reveals, this Wednesday, May 12th, In a statement sent to the newsroom.
“The new site is expected to grow significantly over time to become a key component of TeamViewer’s global research and development organization,” adds the company, which wants the new multinational Porto center to contribute to the increase in its pioneering engineering in areas of strategic importance, such as augmented reality and the Internet of Things (IoT) “.
The Portuguese Economy Minister affirmed that “the Portuguese government is very pleased to receive Portugal one of the most dynamic European names in the field of technology.”
For Pedro Siza Vieira, “TeamViewer’s decision to develop cutting-edge innovations in augmented reality and IoT from Porto is strong evidence of Portugal’s attractive potential as an emerging technology ecosystem.”
By setting up an additional R&D center in Portugal, “TeamViewer is making efforts and a strategic advance of its engineering capabilities in order to create software on a world class level,” the German company asserts.
He explains that the choice for Portugal “was based on a comprehensive selection framework, evaluating growth factors and key cultural factors, including availability of the best talent, educational infrastructure, organizational framework, entrepreneurship mentality and quality of life,” stressing the following: “Received support from the government Portuguese and Foreign Trade and Investment Agency in Portugal throughout the process. “
“Portugal is an excellent location for our new R&D center, with many good universities and a large group of engineering talent very eager to drive the next wave of digitization. We are very excited to be an active part of a technology hotspot. Very vibrant. With the Hapibot Studio team. Together with TeamViewer, we have already started working to expand the boundaries of our solutions and accelerate innovations with TeamViewer technology made in Portugal, ”confirms Mike Eisel, chief technology officer (chief technology officer) of the German multinational company.
On the other hand, the President of AICEP, considering that “Portugal has managed to position itself as a preferred destination for the global technology industry,” says, “We are pleased to welcome you to the new TeamViewer R&D center in Porto.”
“The country has a pool of highly qualified talent and a multilingual and multicultural work environment that is attracting more and more specialized technology centers,” with “TeamViewer’s cutting-edge technology project proving extremely valuable skills for Portuguese talent in the demanding technology ecosystem.” Luis Castro Enrix concludes.
TeamViewer, which presents itself as a leading and global provider of telematics and digital solutions for the workplace, is headquartered in Goppingen, Germany, and employs more than 1,300 people worldwide, having closed the year 2020 with total sales of € 460 million.
(The news was updated at 14:12)
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