Research in Orange

650 employees are dedicated to the Group’s research activities: engineers, technicians, designers, sociologists, developers and marketers, including 140 doctoral students.

Their mission is to invent a future that is both digital and human, to be ready for tomorrow and to take our place in the teeming worldwide, and increasingly open, digital field.

The challenges

Research is being carried out every day, with it being structured along three broad guidelines:

  • to cast light on the future: to identify risks and breakthroughs, to explore and construct opportunities, to influence our ecosystems upstream, and to focus global technologies on our customers’ needs.
  • to build strategic assets: skills, intellectual property, standards, Open innovation.
  • to feed innovation for our products and services, but also to improve the effectiveness of our infrastructures.

Nicolas Demassieux, Senior Vice President, Orange Labs Research