Intel announced on Monday plans to open a research and software solutions development center in Bucharest where several million euro will be invested. Initially, the center will hire 25 employees but the number might increase to 100, the company announced. For starters, the ceter will develop research development activities for the open source MeeGo platform but activities will diversify in time.

The center will be called Intel Romania Software Development Center. MeeGo is an operating system, open source, developed by Intel and Nokia on Linux and is destined for mobile dispositives from smartphones to TVs connecting to the internet.