VINCI's research and development policy, reflecting the Group's decentralised organisation and coordinated by a cross-company, international committee, is entrusted to the technical and scientific directors of VINCI's business lines and divisions.
While each of these business lines develops its own research priorities, VINCI's research and development policy focuses primarily on urban development, sustainable mobility, environmental responsibility, the energy performance of buildings and infrastructure and digital transition.
A budget of around €50 million a year.
Some 50 research programmes and collaborative ventures, with 12 competitive hubs including Advancity, devoted to sustainable cities and mobility.
Every year, some 30 patents are filed – VINCI has a worldwide active patent portfolio of around 3,300 patents.