Innovation

Innovation

Our mission is to innovate

 

Innovation is of prime importance for Leonardo, which bases its competitiveness on cutting-edge technologies and products.


Our culture of innovation is based on a continuous and integrated process of collaboration both internally, between the Divisions, and externally, with universities, institutes and research centres, customers, suppliers and start-ups, to develop new technologies and products together.


Every year, Leonardo invests about 11% of its profits in Research and Development (over EUR 1.4 billion in  2015 alone). In 2015, approximately 10,000  employees, from the departments of engineering and technological and product innovation, worked in the field of Research and Development. 37% of our employees are college graduates and 43% have a high-school diploma, with a prevalence in the technical field. We employ over 11,000 engineers, mostly aeronautics, aerospace, electronics, mechanics, IT and telecommunications, and over 13,000 specialised technicians.


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Read our features onLeonardo’s innovation 
Leonardo and the Industry 4.0 revolution

Leonardo and the Industry 4.0 revolution

The fourth industrial revolution is a worldwide phenomenon that will probably change the production processes of the entire manufacturing sector.
Leonardo 28/12/2016
Genoa: a resilient city with Leonardo's Security Supervision System

Genoa: a resilient city with Leonardo's Security Supervision System

Leonardo-Finmeccanica participated in the Harmonise project by developing the Security Supervision System, a simulation and decision support platform, which gathers and correlates disparate data streams from various devices and systems, in order to create a unique and integrated view of the monitored areas potentially affected by the problems inherent to urban resilience.
Leonardo
Rosetta Mission: its long journey through Space has ended

Rosetta Mission: its long journey through Space has ended

The European Space Agency's historic Rosetta mission has come to an end. The probe has landed on the surface of the 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko comet, thus concluding its 12-year long journey through Space
Rome 30/09/2016
Cyber Security: a shared challenge

Cyber Security: a shared challenge

In recent years, cyber security has become a priority issue on the political agenda of national and international security for every country. It requires complex, quick and effective responses that are the result of specific expertise, synergistic actions, goals and resources to be shared.
Leonardo 29/09/2016
An Italian Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security: Chieti's SOC

An Italian Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security: Chieti's SOC

It is in action 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, continuously working to protect crucial Italian and international infrastructure, pinpointing, in real time, possible cyber threats and attacks.
Leonardo 28/09/2016
The International Space Station, the future is already here

The International Space Station, the future is already here

It is difficult to summarise in a few figures the characteristics of that which can be considered the most complex spatial construction designed up to now.
Leonardo-Finmeccanica 10/08/2016
Martian Chronicles: getting on a course to rendez-vous with Mars

Martian Chronicles: getting on a course to rendez-vous with Mars

76 days to the separation of Schiaparelli from the Trace Gas Orbiter, 79 days to the landing at Meridiani Planum on Mars, 335,476,114 km km the total heliocentric distance traveled since launch.
Leonardo - Finmeccanica 01/08/2016
The atomic clock: absolute precision for measuring time

The atomic clock: absolute precision for measuring time

Today, Leonardo- Finmeccanica boasts among its innovative technological solutions, the most accurate atomic clock ever made, for space travel applications: the Passive Hydrogen Maser (PHM).
Leonardo in the Solar System

Leonardo in the Solar System

For Leonardo, Space is the place to overcome limits and experiment increasingly advanced technologies, to explore and look for solutions to improve our present and mould our future.
Leonardo-Finmeccanica

Leonardo-Finmeccanica "lands" on Jupiter with Juno

On 5 July at 5:53 AM (Central European Time), after five years of travelling, the JUNO probe, with Leonardo-Finmeccanica technology on board, entered Jupiter's orbit to study the planet's origin and evolution.
Rome 05/07/2016
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