Thursday and Friday, June 2 and 3, 2022, we are hosting in Velenje, Slovenia, the
Hisense Europe Tech conference, where our best research and development teams
from all over Europe will present their breakthrough innovations, joined by our
R&D partners from research institutions. The conference is the first of the
R&D-themed activities which will take place around the opening of the new
Hisense Europe R&D Center in Velenje, where we are establishing a global hub
for the development of kitchen appliances for the entire Hisense Corporation.
present the best innovations of the last two years, which have or will bring significant
breakthroughs in various fields. These include sustainable solutions (energy
efficiency, low energy consumption, recyclability, low noise, lower carbon
footprint), new technologies (use of digital twins in development, development
of smart devices, use of artificial intelligence) and development of solutions
that increase convenience, living comfort and simplify the use of household
appliances. At the end of the conference, we will also reward the best
innovation, application and the most sustainable idea selected by the expert
was opened by Hanson Han, CEO of Hisense Europe. »Hisense mission is
to deliver an enhanced customer experience that exceeds expectations with every
product we sell. High quality products and services are key to our company's
competitiveness, success, growth and our ability to achieve strategic goals,«said Han. »R&D plays a crucial role in this process, being one of the
most important pillars of the company, and we are very aware that to achieve
our goals, we need competent, innovative and motivated employees. That is why
we are steadily increasing our investments in R&D, in knowledge, technology
as well as employment of the best talents and creating a stimulating working
environment for them. "
organizing this event we want to share knowledge and the best ideas among our
top experts, and at the same time we are giving them recognition for their work
and motivation for the future," explained Boštjan Pečnik, Hisense Europe's
Executive Vice President for Research and Development.
extremely important global role Hisense Europe and Slovenia have gained in the
field of research and development within the Hisense Group, we are constantly
increasing the number of experts, most in the areas of pre-development,
electronics and smart appliances and services. "Our goal is to offer
our employees the right challenges, appropriate working conditions and a
creative work environment. That is why we decided to set up a new R&D center
in Velenje, which will be completed by the summer," adds Pečnik. In Hisense
Europe we are steadily increasing investments in R&D, this year allocating
more than 50 million euros for research and development.
we are establishing an R&D competence center for kitchen appliances for the
global market, while Hisense Europe is also responsible for the development of
all product categories for the European market and for the development of
premium household appliances for the ASKO brand for the global market.
responsibilities and targets, we are also rapidly increasing the number of
employees in the field of R&D, in the last two years the number grew from
360 to 500, and by the end of the year we intend to approach 580. Our R&D
employees work at the locations in Velenje and Ljubljana.