Business expansion
Poludniowy; Malopolskie; Krakowsko-tarnowski
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Scientific, Architectural And Engineering Technical Activities
Scientific Research And Development
72 - Scientific research and development

300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
28 April 2005
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The Research and development centre of Motorola is to extend its laboratory in Kraków (Małopolskie). It will employ about new 300 programmers in 2005. The centre deals with infrastructure of cellular network software and standard systems of digital broadcasting links (TETRA). The American company invested in Poland, as it claims that Polish engineers have a good reputation and that furthermore, Poland is situated in a time zone between the two important regions – Asia and America.

In May 2005, the company revealed that it hired 200 people in 2004 and it wants to recruit 200 more people in 2005. By the end of 2005, there will be 700 people working in the Kraków centre.


  • 24 May 2005: Rzeczpospolita
  • 28 April 2005: Gazeta Wyborcza


Eurofound (2005), Motorola, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 61510, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/61510.