About MBDA Innovation Gateway

Innovation is at the heart of MBDA. More than a strategy, innovation is a core value for the group. For MBDA innovation means understand and anticipate our customers’ needs. Innovation and creativity are part of everything that is done every day within every part of our business. MBDA is building innovative partnerships with all its partners. In an environment as technical and highly specialised, Open Innovation is key. We also encourage innovation from our partners such as our shareholders, major suppliers, SMEs, and academia. We also work with our governments to promote local and international emerging technology within our business

We actively look to engage with new technology and innovation from third parties (shareholders, major suppliers, SME’s and academia. MBDA are members of SC21 (21st Century Supply Chain), Pacte-PME, MCM-ITP (Materials and Components for Missiles, Innovation and Technology Partnership), and attempt to identify new suppliers through our Innovation Gateway, innovation events, attendance at trade shows and exhibitions

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Creating value out of missiles systems technologies by anticipating forthcoming issues and design visonary solutions.

Future missile systems are designed through a progressive converging process. We gradually transform operational needs, industrial strategies, ideas, technologies and legacy products into a new solution that will provide real operational value to customers

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Case Studies

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Tata Consultancy Services London

MBDA is working with Tata  Consultancy Services(TCS) for the development of scratch ...

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University of Southampton Southampton

Through its open innovation project (E3), MBDA was searching beyond the Defence sector ...

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Business Ethics & CSR

MBDA is committed to comply with the highest standards of ethical business. It prohibits all forms of corruption, whether public or private, at any stage of the negotiation or execution of a Commercial Contract.

We believe that operating at the highest ethical standards is essential to maintain this reputation. We have to be a trustworthy partner to our customers, suppliers and other business partners and also secure our future business success.

A collective behaviour of honesty, integrity and fairness starts with individual conduct of each employee, according to a set of ethical standards, clearly defined and communicated within the company. To support this commitment to integrity and help us upholding our commitment to integrity in our daily work, MBDA has defined a set of ethics standards starting with the MBDA Code of Ethics. This is supported by detailed policies and procedures, both at Group and National scale.