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Thanks to technological innovation we can access
new energy resources,improve their use and
reduce the environmental impact.
Eni places scientific research and technological innovation at the core of its sustainable growth strategies.
The Eni Award was officially established in July 2007 in order to develop innovative ideas for a better use of energy sources, promote environmental research and to valorize new generations of researchers. The award is launched annually and has an established and prestigious network of researchers in the field of energy and the environment.
Clean Sea is a recently developed innovative underwater robotics technology conceived by Eni which allows to conduct automated environmental monitoring and inspection of Oil & Gas offshore plants. Eni consolidates its commitment to the development and adoption of the most advanced technologies to support of its Oil & Gas activities.
To achieve true technological breakthroughs the main keys are the interaction between internal and external research and cross fertilization among different scientific disciplines.
Eni's total patent portfolio includes over 8,800 patents, protecting about 1,000 inventions. For renewables 21 patent applications were filed in 2012. Eni's commitment in the active Intellectual Property Management is focused on maximizing the protection of innovative solutions and rationalizing the existing portfolio.