Septentrio opens R&D center in Espoo, Finland

Expansion of Septentrio’s Research & Development team enables the company to further accelerate the realization of its cutting-edge GNSS/INS solutions for professional and industrial applications

Septentrio has opened a new Research & Development center in Espoo, Finland, to 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. For more information visit