Hisense‘s new global R&D center for the development of kitchen appliances is located in Slovenia. Last year, Hisense Europe group invested 42 million euro in research and development activities, of which almost 12 million in new product development. “By investing in R&D – the company commented – we are improving the competitiveness of our products to support growth and structural improvement in sales. We increased the number of R&D employees to close to 400. In June 2020, we established Hisense’s global R&D center for the development of kitchen appliances in Velenje, which we are still staffing and employing engineers, graduate engineers and masters in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, mechatronics and computer science”.