Since the mid-90’s, industry revenues have more than quadrupled – to over EUR 37 billion in 2016. During the same period, the sector has recorded annual average growth of more than seven percent. Employing a workforce of over 108 thousand (of which more than 50 percent are engineers or highly qualified professionals), the aerospace sector spent around 11 percent of 2016 turnover (EUR 4 billion) on R&D – making it one of the country’s most innovative industries.
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