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Nokia to expand R&D workforce in France

Monday 1 February 2016 | 17:46 CET | News
Having completed its merger with Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia plans to hire 500 new researchers in France over the next 3 years, including 300 young graduates. The move is part of the enlarged company's strategy of making France a pivot of its innovation strategy, chief innovation and operating officer Marc Rouanne told Les Echos. The new recruits will boost the company's French R&D staff to 2,500. Most of the R&D activity will be at two sites sites in Lannion and Villarceaux, where it will focus on 5G, cyber security and small cells.

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Companies: Alcatel-Lucent / Bell Labs / Nokia
Countries: France
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