telefonicaTelefónica I+D is the research and development company of Telefónica Group. It was founded in 1988 and its mission is to contribute to the Group’s competitiveness and modernity through technological innovation. With this aim, the company applies new ideas, concepts and practices in addition to developing product and advanced services.


Telefónica I+D is one of the first private R&D centers in Spain as regards activity and resources, and is the first company on the continent by number of European research projects in which it participates.

It currently collaborates with technological leaders and many organizations from 40 countries; among which figure more than 150 universities around the world.