Rolls-Royce is a pre-eminent engineering company focused on world-class power and propulsion systems.
Rolls-Royce pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver clean, safe and competitive solutions to meet our planet’s vital power needs.
As one of the world’s leading industrial technology companies, throughout our history, we have set out to achieve extraordinary goals. Along the way, we have developed ground-breaking technologies, established new standards and shaped the world we live in. This quest has taken us from our founding expertise in internal combustion engines to providing the world’s most powerful and efficient aero-engines.
Rolls-Royce has customers in more than 150 countries, comprising more than 400 airlines and leasing customers, 160 armed forces, 70 navies, and more than 5,000 power and nuclear customers. We support our customers through a worldwide network of offices, manufacturing and service facilities. In 2019, we invested over £1.4bn in gross R&D expenditure, with a total of 830 patents approved for filing. Our global network of 29 University Technology Centres and seven Advanced Manufacturing Research Centres continue to develop advanced research that can be applied in our technology portfolio and across our manufacturing operations.