Our best-in-class innovation ecosystem brings new competences and helps us accelerate time to market for safe, sustainable, advanced and customized mobility solutions.
As well as technology partnerships with companies such as ZF or Saint-Gobain Sekurit, we work with and sometimes acquire startups, such as IRYStec. Faurecia also creates joint ventures to share investment and benefit from complementary expertise such as with Michelin for fuel cell systems or Aptoide for an onboard app store. The Group has also developed key partnerships for its major initiatives:
- With Schneider Electric, Engie, KPMG and Artelia to accelerate Faurecia’s CO2 neutrality program ;
- With Accenture for Artificial Intelligence, Microsoft for cloud strategy, Palantir for data analysis and GuardKnox for cybersecurity to accelerate digital transformation. In addition, Faurecia plays a key role in associations and think tanks such as Movin’On, the Hydrogen Council and the World Materials Forum for sustainable mobility.
In order to support a culture of innovation and provide customers with cutting-edge mobility solutions, our proactive patent strategy protects and promotes a valuable portfolio of nearly 10,000 patents. In 2020 we filed a record 621 patents.