• 10-JUN-2015

  • SOURCE: SEAT

SEAT rewards employees for patents and innovations

SEAT Chairman of the Executive Committee Jurgen Stackmann has firs hand knowledge of the patents and innovations registe
Martorell, 09/06/2015. - SEAT wants to continue encouraging a culture of innovation in the company and today rewarded the employees who contributed their genius in the form of patents in 2014. A total of 121 inventions were devised by workers, which led to 42 patent registrations. These company distinctions include a cash prize that ranges from 300 euros for national patents, to 1,000 euros for the best patent registrations of the year.

SEAT launched the Inventors Awards programme in 2006 and its current portfolio features 260 patents in force. Of the 42 registrations in 2014, 32 are national and the remaining 10 are international in scope. Technical Centre employees developed 33 of them, Production is responsible for six, and first-timer SEAT Sport patented three inventions.