Innovation – for a better future

Siemens is turning ideas into winning innovations that are setting new standards. A current example is the transition to a new energy mix: New methods of simulation show how this can become a reality, and why previous approaches must be reconsidered.

Innovation facts and figures


employees in R&D


issued patents


inventions every working day

In fiscal 2019, employees at Siemens around the world registered about 3,750 patents and submitted 6,850 invention disclosure reports. In total, Siemens holds more than 68,000 issued patents. More than 25 percent of the patent registrations relate to digitalization.