INTRALOT AWARDED FOR ITS RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
INTRALOT was awarded by the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, during a solemn ceremony, held on July 7th at the Athens Concert Hall. The company received the “Research, Innovations, and Technological Development Award”, which is attributed to companies that emphasize on research and development considering it as the crucial part of their business process. The President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Karolos Papoulias, attended the ceremony, while the Greek Prime Minister, Mr. Konstantinos Karamanlis, extended a speech. The award was presented to Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, CEO of INTRALOT, by the Minister of Development, Mr. Christos Folias.
INTRALOT was distinguished among other participants for the innovative characteristics ?f its services and products that have led the company to the top of its sector. INTRALOT’s philosophy entails the investment of significant capitals on the research and development. The company invests an average of 12% of its technology sales back to research and development. Moreover, INTRALOT is a technologically autonomous company, which develops, designs and produces its products in-house at its wholly owned premises.
Commenting on the award, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos stated: “This award recompense our commitment to innovation and research and development that constitute the driving forces of INTRALOT’s continuous business development and growth. Our dedication to offering the most innovative technological solutions to our clients has been acknowledged by the business community and we are determined to continue to strive for adding value to the gaming sector with commitment, integrity and responsibility.”
INTRALOT, a public listed company, is the leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content and sports betting management, to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. Its broad portfolio of products & services, its know-how of Lottery, Betting & Video Lottery operations and its leading-edge technology, give INTRALOT a competitive advantage which contributes directly to customers’ efficiency, profitability and growth. With presence in 45 countries, with approximately 4.400 people and revenues of €835,5 m. for 2007, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.