EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Location of affected unit(s): Łódź and Kraków


Sector: Professional services
Scientific research and development
72.19 - Other research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-09-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 15-09-2021
Foreseen End Date: 15-09-2022
Planned Job Creation: 350

Additional Information

Ericsson, a Swedish networking and telecommunications equipment and services company, has announced that it will create 350 jobs at its two R&D centres in Łódź and Kraków within the next 12 months. The company aims to recruit programmers, testers, system architects, managers, project managers as well as trainers and technical leaders. Poland's units are expected to become leading 5G-technology development centres.

Ericsson was founded in 1876. As of 2020, the company employed over 101,600 people and operates in about 180 countries. The company provides services, software and infrastructure in information and communications technology (ICT). Currently, the centres in Łódź and Kraków employs about 2,000 staff.