SAP Labs Canada has been named an SAP Global Research & Development Hub, a designation that reflects SAP’s commitment to driving innovative research in Canada, being a strategic partner to SAP customers and creating a vibrant ecosystem in the tech industry.
This news comes on the heels of the company launch of a new, state-of-the-art office in downtown Montreal. This new 65,000 square foot office showcases all the hallmarks of a ‘Future of Work’ space and is purpose-built for employees to perform a variety of activities when they come on site.
With just under 1,000 employees in Montreal, SAP views the Quebec market as a world-class technology hub. This new office will continue to strengthen SAP’s position as a hub for retail, e-commerce, and industry cloud solutions.
SAP Labs are research and development (R&D) facilities located in high tech clusters around the globe that drive SAP’s culture of innovation.
SAP Labs Canada – with Labs in Montreal, Vancouver, and Waterloo – is joining the ranks of SAP Labs Walldorf, SAP Labs US, SAP Labs India, and SAP Labs China as part of the Global Hub Network, which also has recently introduced Labs Latin America and CEE Hub – including Labs Czech Republic, Labs Hungary, Labs Poland and Labs Slovakia – to its alliance.
With over 2,550 employees across Canada, SAP Labs Canada is leading the creation of the technology that will drive the next frontier of intelligent enterprise thanks to its 35 years of development experience in analytics, database technologies, customer experience.
The Waterloo Lab drives SAP’s IoT Edge and HANA Database and Analytics technologies, Vancouver Labs is home to SAP Analytics Cloud as well as SAP Concur teams, and Montreal Labs is innovating SAP CX solutions as well as SAP S/4 HANA Industry Cloud and Quote to Cash solutions
“SAP Labs Canada has become one of the largest development centers across the SAP Labs Network driving new innovations as well as being the backbone of some core SAP products,” said Cindy Fagen, Managing Director, SAP Labs Canada. “This recognition of SAP Labs Canada as a global research hub is very exciting, as it solidifies SAP’s continued investment in Canada’s innovation ecosystem.”