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27 May 2014

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IN THE LABS / Marine energy, a rising tide

Offshore wind power, tidal turbines, wave power, ocean thermal energy... Clean and renewable, marine energy is gaining momentum. While operating costs are still very high, we are gradually mastering the necessary technologies.

IN THE KNOW / Medication: greater traceability for enhanced safety

A major healthcare scourge, drug counterfeiting has also grown into a flourishing worldwide industry. To fight against this phenomenon, public authorities and pharmaceutical laboratories are working to perfect product traceability. Technological progress to advance public health.

IN THE LOOP / Qoros and Altran: beyond the Chinese market

Although founded only recently, China-based car brand Qoros has long-term international plans. To rise to this challenge, Qoros relies on top specialists in the sector, including Altran.

IN THE WORLD / Altran Netherlands in the service of high precision

ASML is the world’s largest manufacturer of photolithography systems for the semiconductor industry. Based in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, the company designs and manufactures machines used in the production of integrated circuits and microchips in its cleanrooms. Forty Altran consultants work alongside ASML teams in the fields of mechanical engineering and intelligent systems.

About Altran

Altran is a leading global provider of high-tech engineering services. For over 30 years, we have been defined by our passion for innovation.

As a trusted partner of organisations throughout the rail, automotive, aerospace, defence, energy and telecoms sectors, we enable our clients to work smarter in developing, deploying and maintaining leading-edge systems and products.

Altran is an Official Engineering Partner of the ground-breaking Solar Impulse project and a Technical Partner of Lotus F1 Team.

In the UK, we have offices in Bath, Bristol, Derby, London, Slough and Warwick. Additionally, a significant number of our engineering consultants and project teams are located at our clients' sites. Globally, Altran has more than 24,000 'Innovation Makers' in more than 20 countries, and 500 major clients.