Research and development are key factors for consolidating and raising the companies’ competitiveness level
Grupo SEPI applied to innovation 81.7 M€ in 2020, which represented 1.8% of its turnover.
Innovation plays a key role within Grupo SEPI in its strategy for improving the products and services of its companies in a globalized market; the goal is to develop its activity within the society on the basis of sustainability criteria.
SEPI focuses its management, among other questions, on authorizing the activities of its affiliated companies, providing advice to public institutions, and assessing environmental situations. SEPI finances projects through a fund for promoting research.
The companies of Grupo SEPI are leading 181 R&D projects, with 63 new projects started in 2020.
Grupo SEPI continues with its digital transformation, as part of a longtime innovative effort. The fast development of the new information and communication technologies is having a permanent impact on its companies.
Digitalization affects all the companies within the Group. In keeping with their activity and features, they are including new tools to their production processes, and are engaged in providing training to their employees for their adaption to the digital culture.
As part of its commitment with innovation, SEPI became a member of the Board of Trustees of Fundación Cotec for Innovation in 2018, as a full Member. This entry answers one of the entity’s commitments for promoting R&D.
SEPI seeks to achieve the highest profitability from its shares and participations
Our activities contribute to the economic and social recovery
The commitment to achieving a sustainable development constitutes one of the priorities in the management of the companies which make up Grupo SEPI