Human needs in the new digital and connected service society serve as an important point of departure for ASSA ABLOY's innovation and product development. Secure, convenient and intelligent door opening solutions that interact with people and products play a major role in the continued development of seccessful e-commerce, the Internet of Things, home services and the sharing economy.

Strong growth is expected for home delivery of products and services. Broadening and deeping demand are boosting revenue with more value per product, faster replacements and upgraders, more recurrent revenues and new business opportunities.

Product leadership is based on the Group's joint innovation process. Guiding principles are insights into customer needs, product development based on a long-term plan, active management of product portfolios, and a cost-efficient innovation process. Shared Technologies, the Group's joint development center plays a key role in this initiative.

Between the years 2013 and 2018 ASSA ABLOY has been ranked on Forbes list of the world's 100 most innovative companies no less than four times.

Investments in research and development

The ASSA ABLOY Future Lab aims to educate, inspire and create discussions around technology, design, innovation and sustainability.

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