Dyson to ‘invest £100m’ in Bristol tech centre

Dyson has announced plans to spend £100 million-pounds on a technology centre in Bristol.

The move forms part of the household appliance developer’s £2.75 billion five-year investment plan.

Dyson said that the new Bristol site would hire hundreds of software and AI engineers.

According to reports, the company is also building a new battery factory in Singapore and spending £166 million on a technology centre in the Philippines.

"Just like our long-term investments in pioneering digital electric motor technology, Dyson’s next-generation battery technology will drive a major revolution in the performance and sustainability of Dyson’s machines," said James Dyson, the billionaire founder of Dyson.

Last year the company revealed plans to hire 700 employees in the robotics field, forming part of its biggest engineering recruitment drive in its history

In 2022 alone, 2,000 new employees joined the business – half of which were engineers, scientists, and coders.

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