Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in its core markets of Aerospace, Defense and Security. Operating worldwide, Safran has over 70,000 employees and logged sales of 17.4 billion euros in 2015. Comprising a number of companies, Safran holds, alone or in partnership, world or European leadership positions in its markets. Safran undertakes extensive Research & Development programs to keep pace with its fast-evolving markets, including expenditures of over 2 billion euros in 2015.
In 2015, Safran inaugurated Safran Tech, its dedicated research center to complement the R&T works done by Group businesses.
Safran seeks to improve its competitiveness in its high technology markets by :
Increase its capacity to ensure long-term innovation through upstream research
Foster transversality between the different businesses of the Group