Boeing will establish Boeing Research & Technology-Brazil, a research and technology center in Sao Paulo, that will work with the country’s leading researchers and scientists to develop aerospace technologies. Boeing Research & Technology-Brazil, which will open later this year will serve as a hub for collaboration between Boeing and Brazilian R&D organizations, including government agencies, private-sector companies and universities.
“Boeing is defined by its technological edge, and establishing Boeing Research & Technology in Brazil will bring new ideas and innovative processes to our company,” said Donna Hrinak, president of Boeing Brazil. “We also will strengthen our relationship with Brazil’s R&D community in ways that grow Brazil’s capabilities and meet the country’s goals for economic and technology development.” Areas of research focus for the new center will include sustainable aviation biofuels, advanced air traffic management, advanced metals and bio-materials, and support and services technologies. Boeing Research & Technology-Brazil will be Boeing’s sixth advanced research center outside the United States; the others are in Europe, Australia, India, China and Russia.