Innovation, our core strategy
At Naval Group, innovation serves two major challenges: guaranteeing the technological superiority of our customers, and improving our competitiveness, a condition for our leadership on all continents.
Naval Group annually invests a significant portion of its total sales in R&D and innovation to provide its customers with new high-tech products combining significant added value with controlled costs.
Our strategic orientations for innovation
Six strategic orientations structure our innovation strategy, enabling us to anticipate technological revolutions and upcoming transformations in naval combat.
million annually dedicated to R&D and innovation
R&D projects underway
employees involved in R&D projects
areas of technical expertise
doctorates overseen annually
first-rate innovation partnerships
Innovation labs within the group
publications and participations at annual congresses
families of patents
patents filed annually
joint laboratories and research chairs
cross-functional scientific fields
Gearing up for the future...starting today
Naval Group invests in upstream scientific research in close collaboration with first-rate French, European and international research institutes and academic partners thus gearing up for future technological breakthroughs.
With guidance from an external multidisciplinary Scientific Council composed of renowned international figures, this research is structured around nine cross-disciplinary scientific fields covering material, digital, energy, hydrodynamic, acoustic as well as oceanic and climatic sciences.
The Scientific Council also actively promotes the group's scientific work by awarding its La Pérouse prize, rewarding the scientific value, originality and audacity of our researchers' work when it comes to innovation.
Members of the Scientific Council