Two more companies have set up R&D labs in Ostrava

30/11 2022

The Vitesco Technologies lab will create 30 new jobs, and the neighbouring Lumax Industries Limited R&D centre will create a further 20 jobs – helping to expand the range of options for science and technology graduates in Ostrava.

Two more companies have set up R&D labs in Ostrava

The Lumax World group has chosen Ostrava’s CTPark as the location for its first European research and development centre. This leading Indian automotive lighting producer has created a testing lab for lighting systems, incorporating state-of-the-art technologies and structural features.

The Vitesco Technologies R&D centre has operated at the Hrabová industrial zone since 2014, and it currently employs over 270 people. A major expansion project has recently been completed, doubling the lab’s capacity.

Vitesco’s new R&D centre now ranks among the largest facilities of its type in the Czech Republic. Vitesco is a leading global producer of drive systems for sustainable mobility, and in Ostrava it is developing solutions that will be manufactured throughout the world and used by all major carmakers. A unique feature of the centre is a special vibrating machine that can produce forces up to 100G – equal to the forces produced at the launch of the world’s fastest rockets.

Source: CTP