A branded sign is displayed on a Vodafone store in London

UK’s Vodafone to Build Research Centre in Dresden

The world’s second largest mobile operator aims to develop new applications in the fields of smart mobility, farming and chemistry and create around 200 jobs at the site, the statement said.

Dresden was selected over seven other sites, Vodafone said.

(Reporting by Kirsti Knolle; editing by Jason Neely)