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May 12, 2015

A New R&D Centre for Ericsson in Montréal

Swedish multinational Ericsson has begun construction of a new building that will house the 1,700 employees of its Montréal R&D and Services Centre by the end of 2016.

 

Architectural rendering of Ericsson’s new R&D Centre in Montréal

 

“Ericsson’s new location will offer our employees the opportunity to work in next-generation buildings designed to increase employee collaboration through flexibility and efficiency,” explains Mark Henderson, Head of Ericsson Canada. “We look forward to remaining in Montréal and continuing to build a strong technology ecosystem in Canada.”

 

Ericsson has been operating in Québec since the early 1980s. Its Montréal R&D Centre, one of the company’s largest outside of Sweden, has been pivotal in adding 465 new patents to the company’s portfolio since 1986.

 

Construction of the new R&D and Services Centre is not Ericsson’s only investment project in the Montréal region. The multinational is also building an enormous data centre in Vaudreuil-Dorion that will cost $1.2 billion and have a 56-megawatt capacity.

 

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Marie-Ève Savard

Government Relations and Public Affairs Advisor, Montréal

514 876-9412

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Marie-Ève Savard

Government Relations and Public Affairs Advisor, Montréal

514 876-9412