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As a world leader, Safran works to rise to the challenge of the moment with breakthrough technologies that will usher in the age of carbon-free aeronautics and play a decisive role in shaping the future. A significant share of the Group’s employees are involved in Research & Development programs that explore new areas of innovation. The number of patents filed by Safran is growing year on year and the Group’s position as the world’s third largest aerospace player, excluding aircraft manufacturers, is largely attributable to this capacity to innovate.
1.43 € bn
invested in R&D in 2021
of R&T investment dedicated to technologies for sustainable aviation
More than 16 %
of Group employees work in R&D
“Innovating is inventing, making and providing specific, high-tech solutions to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible."Eric Dalbiès, Executive Vice President Research & Technology and Innovation
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