Towards Industry 5.0

Navantia is immersed into a profound transformation process directed towards company sustainability in the market of the XXI century in which technological innovation and digitalization are essential to change, encompassing all areas of the company.

The key to transformation does not solely lie in in the implementation of innovative solutions but also in the transformation of processes and people itself: a more agile organization, interactive management culture and renewed talent management, internal and external, are fundamental to success.

The Navantia Technology Center groups and coordinates the areas of R&D and digital technologies, channeling them towards the Shipyard 5.0. It seeks to combine international best practices within those areas, both in the field of shipbuilding and in other industries, to create state of the art innovation.The Technology Center supports the inherent principles of the companies’ own activities such as international vocation, result orientation, programs and business and close collaboration with academies and innovation centers, both public and private, within their areas of action.

Since 2015, Navantia has strived to shape digitalization in the naval construction world. This new concept of the connected Industry 5.0 emphasizes on leveraging the potential of new technologies based on the following areas:

Innovation in Products and Services Development of new functionalities and digital benefits allowing to offer a more complete and integrated service.
Client-centric approachInclusion of the client in the complete production process in order to listen, understand and anticipate his needs and requirements.
The value of dataLeveraging all generated data during the fabrication and service process, using Big Data and Analytics tools.
Operational ExcellenceDigitalization of production site, improving efficiency and effectiveness in production processes.
Digital EcosystemsCreation of a truly connected environment, uniting clients, suppliers, public administration, technology partners, R&D…


Defining a new industry model

Shipyard 4.0

Additive manufacturing. Installation of air grilles in SUEZMAX