Leonardo has made an essential contribution to industrial growth in Italy, building a vast legacy of high technology and skills which has led some of the country’s historical brands to achieve excellence and successfully compete at the international level.
This industrial development has in turn generated a solid and widespread entrepreneurial culture that is deeply tied to the historical and social evolution of our country and has become one of its distinctive features.
Since its incorporation in 1948 with the name Finmeccanica, Leonardo has been both a witness and a protagonist in the key moments of the Italian historical and industrial evolution as well as in the crucial turning points of our country's economy. Leonardo therefore combines in itself the shared memories of its own development and those of the transformation of the whole country.
And just because of its significant role in the economic and social fabric of Italy, Leonardo has always devoted great attention to the cultural debate that characterised and still characterises its evolution. The company has thus left an important mark in the most diverse expressions of culture, from museums to exhibitions that keep the memory of the roots of our know-how alive, to foundations that cultivate relations between the world of business and the society, with constant commitment to scientific research and training as well as cultural and archival activities