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Altran

As global leader in innovation and high‐tech engineering consulting, Altran accompanies its clients in the creation and development of their new products and services. Created in 1982, Altran’s Innovation Makers (employees) have been providing services for thirty years to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Railways, Finance, Healthcare and Telecoms sectors. Covering every stage of project development from strategic planning to manufacturing, Altran’s offers capitalise on the Group’s technological know-how in five key areas: Intelligent Systems, Innovative Product Development, Lifecycle Experience, Mechanical Engineering, and Information Systems.

In 2013, the Group generated revenues of €1,633m. Altran now has a staff of over 21,000 employees in more than 20 countries.

In Portugal, the area of information systems has a relevant weight in terms of turnover. Notwithstanding that Altran has recently registered a strong growth in the areas of innovation consulting, engineering and intelligent systems. Through partnerships and integrated projects with Universities of reference in Portugal the area of R&D has attained relevant progress. In 2013, despite the downward economic cycle, Altran Portugal revenues reached €20,7 million which represented a growth of 18%.

  • Operating in Portugal since
    Altran was established in Portugal in 1998, at the time through 4 local companies (Altrantec,Altior, Prisma and GlobalN) that were merged in 2009 to go in line with the current strategy of brand consolidation.
  • Number of employees
    Altran Portugal is one of the main players in innovation and technological consulting, employing over 600 skilled people, most of them engineers (400 employees in December 2012 vs. 600 in May 2014).
  • % of Exports
    23% Exports of services to Europe were one of the main drivers to growth.
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