EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

SAP Labs Bulgaria

SAP Labs Bulgaria

Geographic Location

Country: Bulgaria
Region: Sofia (stolitsa); Yugozapaden; Yuzhna Bulgaria
Location of affected unit(s): Sofia


Sector: Information / communication
Publishing, audiovisual and broadcasting activities
58.29 - Other software publishing
Number Employed: 1100
Group: SAP

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 23-06-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 23-06-2021
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

SAP Labs Bulgaria, the Sofia based software development centre of the German software provider SAP, will create 150 new jobs at its facility by the end of 2021. For the past several years, SAP Labs Bulgaria has been considered a strategic unit of SAP and has been creating some 10% new jobs every year. Despite the pandemic, the company created 175 new jobs in 2020 and 150 since the beginning of 2021.

SAP Labs Bulgaria was established in 2000 as a development centre with a key role in the design and development of the SAP Business Technology Platform.