ARI Profile

Objectives and Organization
An organization designed to help the collaboration with the sales force of our company

The Research & Innovation group is the R&D hub for new technologies and a key reference for the whole Atos group. Thanks to our large expertise in research, development and innovation projects, we are able to bring new solutions and innovative elements to customers’ business.

The group focuses on projects development, combining economic exploitation of investigations’ results and the most up-to-date technological achievements with high awareness of human factors (education sciences, disability-related issues, health and well-being, cultural diversity, and multilingualism).

The main objectives of the Research & Innovation group are:

  • Participate in research, development and innovation (RDI) projects that enrich Atos offer portfolio, market view or position with respect to emerging technologies
  • Be a source of innovative ideas to be used by Atos sales force and technical staff
  • Become an entry gate to European institutions for the different units and customers of Atos, thanks to the large background of European Commission projects (since 1987)
  • Support Atos business units in other countries, as well as their customers, thanks to the network of public and private partners across Europe, which in turn, are current or potential customers of the company

Our team is distributed in various locations: Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Valladolid, Santa Cruz de Tenerife in Spain, Brussels in Belgium, Istanbul and Ankara in Turkey, and Bratislava in Slovakia.

The group is structured in a way to facilitate the relationships with the different Markets and Service Lines of the company. Thus, we are organized in ten Sectors within Atos established markets and five Technological Labs. The structure fosters the alignment of emerging technology research and development with the market / customer needs. Our ultimate goal is to be at the upfront of R&D in Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), with a deep knowledge of business and societal applications.