Innovation, research and technology projects

From a technological point of view, the competitiveness of our sector, particularly in the context of our Company’s expansion, is more and more demanding, and therefore our focus on innovation, research and the development of energy production in a safe, viable and competitive way is increasingly important.

In order to face the industry’s transformational challenges, we will continue to invest in innovation, enabling us to develop new business models, services and products, technologies and processes, with the ambition of improving the efficient use of energy, as well as reducing the environmental impact of our activities and those of third parties.

Investments in I&D (€m)

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
5.4 4.7 8.5 13.8 21

* Expenditure on Research and Development (R&D) obtained from SIFIDE application forms – amounts with no limits applied (operational expenditure limited to 55% of expenses with personnel).