making innovation happen, together

Laboratory & People

Laboratory & People

- About 8-10 new inventions per year are protected by patent application filings

- Over 300 inventions (SAES case/Patent Families) in 70 years


- A high percentage of net sales allocated to R&I every year

- State-of-the-art corporate laboratories covering a surface of over 3,300 sq. m.

- More than 150 highly skilled people engaged in RDI activities world-wide: almost 17% of the total workforce of the Group:

  • about 50% are graduated (mainly in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering and Material Science)
  • 20% of graduated are PhD

- 233 Scientific Papers and Conference Proceeding published in the last 20 years

- Strong cooperation with Universities and R&D centers