Nokia Technologies, also known as The Nokia Research Center, founded in 1986, is Nokia's industrial research unit consisting of about 70 researchers, engineers and scientists; it has sites in seven countries: Finland, China, India, the United Kingdom and the United States. Besides its research centers, in 2001 Nokia founded (and owns) INdT – Nokia Institute of Technology, a R&D institute located in Brazil. Nokia operates a total of 7 manufacturing facilities located at Manaus, Brazil; Beijing and Dongguan, China; Komárom, Hungary; Chennai, India; Reynosa, Mexico; and Changwon, South Korea. Nokia's industrial design department is headquartered in Soho in London, UK with significant satellite offices in Helsinki, Finland and Calabasas, California in the US.
Research cooperation with universities
Nokia is actively exploring and engaging in open innovation through selective research collaborations with major universities and institutions by sharing resources and leveraging ideas. Its major research collaboration is with Tampere University of Technology based in Finland. Current collaborations include:
- Aalto University, Finland
- Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
- Stanford University, United States
- Tribhuvan University, Nepal
- Tampere University of Technology, Finland
- Tsinghua University, China
- University of California, Berkeley, United States
- University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
- University of Tampere, Finland
- Singularity University, United States
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