Information according to Annual Report 2016.
Research and development activities make a key contribution to the competitiveness of the Bilfinger Group. The focus in this regard is on the market-oriented development of our engineering and service range. The operating units are responsible for the development work. They are well-acquainted with the needs of their customers and can drive innovations forward in a targeted manner. This results in technically sophisticated and economically feasible solutions that provide an immediate customer benefit. We also enter into cooperations with leading universities and research institutes.
In the reporting year, Bilfinger pursued research and development projects with a total expense of €7.4 million from continuing operations of the Group. The focus of these activities was on innovative products and services as well as process innovations in the areas energy, industry and environment.