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.

News

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

UTRC scientists elected to Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut – United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), the research and innovation arm of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), today announced the elections of Dr. Isaac Cohen, executive director, Research Operations, and Dr. Michael Francis, chief, Advanced Programs, and senior fellow, Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, into the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE).

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

UTRC flow battery technology spotlighted in Hartford Courant

EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Research Center's breakthrough flow battery technology -- and the innovative business model used to license it -- are spotlighted in a new article in the Hartford Courant.

Friday, May 20, 2016

UTRC announced as lead of LIFT consortium project

DETROIT, Michigan – UTRC and Ohio State University will lead a project to identify new ways to mitigate corrosion within aluminum alloys.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

UTRC contributes to game-changing report for a systems approach to energy efficiency

EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut – Leaders from United Technologies Research Center, UTC Climate, Controls & Security (CCS), and UTC Government Relations joined the Alliance to Save Energy (ASE) and other industry partners to release a report detailing the cost and energy savings available through a systems approach -- rather than a device-level approach -- to buildings efficiency.

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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.