One of the leading ODM (Original Design Manufacturers) ODM of IoT (Internet of Things) devices and providers of Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS), Ikotek USA, has announced its arrival in Serbia.
“The goal of our presence in Serbia is to increase Ikotek’s ability to assist European clients by providing them with stronger support in the areas of design, development and consultation for IoT solutions,” the San Diego-based company announced.
As per the announcement, Serbia has proven to be an ideal destination for Ikotek’s expansion, and the reason lies in favourable business environment, strong infrastructure and a policy that supports innovation.
“We are delighted to expand our presence to Serbia, a country known for its technological expertise and an extraordinary talent pool,” said Joe Peterson, CEO of Ikotek.
“Our investment in Serbia reflects our confidence in the country’s potential. We look forward to close cooperation with local partners and a significant contribution to the technological ecosystem of Serbia,” he added.
The press release also states that Ikotek’s presence in Serbia creates employment opportunities.
Ikotek has strengthened its EMEA management team by bringing in Vladimir Rakic as Director of Research and Development in the EMEA region, and Jura Gantar as Director of Sales.
The establishment of an office in Belgrade is expected to open a significant number of highly qualified job opportunities in the region, further strengthening Serbia’s position as a technology centre for the development of embedded IoT solutions for leading OEM manufacturers.
The company plans to collaborate with local educational institutions and organizations to provide training and mentoring, nurturing the next generation of technical talent and encouraging innovation in Serbia.
Ikotek’s focus is on small and medium-sized enterprises with the need to develop ODM solutions that take full advantage of IoT technologies, covering technologies supported by mobile networks, including NB-IoT and 5G, satellite connections, already established IT solutions, as well as relative novelties such as artificial intelligence for IoT (AIoT).
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