Never Stop Asking Questions

What if we only sought to understand the world as it is, rather than explore how it could be? It would mean the difference between our society getting by, and getting better. Since our inception, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) has taken curiosity to that other level; not just questioning what’s possible but actually making it happen. You may not realize just how much we’ve helped make modern life possible. But—if you’re curious enough—you’ll discover exactly what we’ve done and uncover how we’ve already changed tomorrow.


Friday, August 26, 2016

UTRC natural gas vehicle tank technology honored with product innovation award

CHESTER, New Jersey - UTRC's low-pressure adsorbed natural gas tank technology for motor vehicles has been recognized with a Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award for 2016.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

UTRC technology, innovation to lead the way for smart manufacturing in the U.S.

EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Research Center hosted members of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC) during a recent Department of Energy (DOE) site visit.

Monday, August 22, 2016

UTRC team earns AIAA Green Engineering Best Paper Award

EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut - UTRC's Scott Ochs, Ray Sing Lin, and Larry Hardin were recently honored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) with its Green Engineering Best Paper Award.

Monday, August 8, 2016

UTRC China's Bonilha featured in CTBUH Journal

SHANGHAI, China – CTBUH Journal, the official publication of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, recently asked Murilo Bonilha, General Manager, UTRC China, his thoughts on the role of the CTBUH in China.

Monday, July 11, 2016

United Technologies Research Center team honored with ASHRAE Research Journal Best Paper of the Year Award

EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut - Five scientists from United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), the innovation engine of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), were recently honored by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) for authoring the best Science and Technology for the Built Environment (STBE) technical paper published last year in the ASHRAE Research Journal.

Video Spotlight

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Autonomy in Flight

It's not a thing of the future—UTRC's autonomy and intelligent systems are helping make pilotless flight a reality.

Service Technologies

The next step in technology isn't advanced systems that do all the thinking for us; It's developing more intuitive and seamless solutions that will think with us and assist in decision making.

UTRC Flow Battery R&D 100

You don’t have to imagine a world with viable, large-scale renewable energy; a stable, decentralized grid; and a reduction in fossil fuels—we already have.