Innovation is one of the principal drivers behind Amadeus' progress and growth, which has allowed the company's technology to achieve an outstanding competitive position within the market. Total investment since 2008 stands at more than €1.1 billion.
Amadeus has sixteen R&D centres around the world (Nice, London, Sydney, Antwerp, Aachen, Frankfurt, Boston, Miami, Toronto, Strasbourg, Tucson, Istanbul, Bangalore, Bogota, Warsaw and Bangkok), which currently house a team of over 4,000 people.
We understand technology evolves extremely quickly and we need to continuously investigate to improve our solutions and enhance our value proposition for customers.
In terms of technology, Amadeus' R&D efforts have been particularly focused on:
The graph below compares the level of R&D investment by net sales of the companies included in the EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard by country, to the same ratio for Amadeus in 2010.