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.


Tuesday, July 8, 2014

UTRC Gift Establishes Robotics Fellowship at University of Pennsylvania

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., July 8, 2014 - United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), the research and innovation arm of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has presented a $250,000 gift...

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Dr. Michael Francis Presents Keynote Address at AUVSI workshop on Civilian Applications of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 13, 2014 - Dr. Michael Francis, Chief, Advanced Programs and Senior Fellow at United Technologies Research Center...

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Tsinghua University Honors UTRC China with Two Prestigious Awards

SHANGHAI, China, May 6, 2014 - United Technologies Research Center (China) Ltd. (UTRC China) recently received two awards from Tsinghua University...

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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.