LiDAR solutions provider, Cepton Technologies has expanded its European presence with a new office at the iHub innovation and technology park in Derby, UK.

Founded in Silicon Valley in 2016, today Cepton has a global customer base and is seeing growing demand in the EMEIA region for its long range and LiDAR technology.

Cepton’s UK team will manage and support customer programmes deploying Cepton’s Micro Motion Technology LiDAR sensors for the transport, transport infrastructure and security industries to support customers and partners in the UK and mainland Europe, India, the Middle East and Africa.

To underpin the company’s expansion plans, Cepton’s UK team will expand through the region during the next year to around a dozen technical solutions experts and engineers.

“We are extremely pleased to open our UK office at iHub in Derby, located in the heart of the UK with easy access to many of our customers and partners and a prime location to attract top talent,” said Cepton VP Business Development, Neil Huntingdon.

“The EMEIA region is a strategic market for Cepton with some of the world’s top companies and manufacturers in the transport, transport infrastructure and security industries.”

IHub is located in Infinity Park, a new manufacturing-focused innovation and technology park, which is home to a range of technology and supply chain companies in the aerospace, automotive and rail sectors. 

Infinity Park has Enterprise Zone status, providing companies with a number of business benefits at national and local level.