The majority of ACS Group Construction6companies have a system for managing research, development and innovation. Such a system is reported by companies representing 93.3% of ACS Group sales in this area. Generally, these management systems are implemented around the UNE 166002:2006 standard.

Although decentralised, management is coordinated by Dragados’ departments and, on the other hand, independently in HOCHTIEF’s companies. To meet the objectives set by their respective lead companies, the ACS Group’s construction companies had 97 projects in progress at the end of 2015, managed by the different R&D+i managements. ACS’s Construction companies invested € 21.5 million in R&D+i during the financial year.

It has been developed several projects financed by the European Regional Development Fund and/or Spanish Ministries. These projects are the following: