SAP: driven by innovation

Transforming the IT industry with constant innovation – and the pioneering spirit of our founders

At SAP, innovation is more than developing software – it's developing breakthrough technologies and best practices that shape IT trends.

Discover how SAP focuses on innovation internally and how it works with leading universities, partners, and customers worldwide to deliver innovation that can help companies of all sizes and industries run better.

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SAP Labs

SAP Labs are located in high-tech centers around the world. Each lab has the flexibility of a small company, and uses the business and technical foundation of SAP to deliver local, market-oriented solutions that maximize customer value.

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SAP Living Labs

SAP Living Labs are real-world, hands-on collaboration platforms that foster open innovation with customers, partners, SAP researchers, and developers. Their input directly impacts the research and development of new products and services.

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SAP Innovation Center

The SAP Innovation Center provides a working environment conducive to free thinking, with the flair and agility of a young start-up. Its mission is to further the development of technologically advanced, innovative, customer-oriented solutions.

SAP Center for Business Insight

SAP is constantly researching trends that will affect the future of technology - and your business.

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SAP Idea Incubator

Crowdsource your idea with innovators to quickly build a working prototype on SAP HANA.

SAP Ventures

SAP Ventures helps build industry leading companies by partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs and venture capital firms.