Who We Are
United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) is home to some of the world's best scientific and engineering talent, and 96 percent of our technical staff holds advanced degrees (75 percent having earned at least one doctorate).
UTRC works with talent identified across the globe to enable innovation and grow capability in order to deliver elegant solutions to some of the world's most challenging technical issues.
The aerospace companies of United Technologies share a rich history of invention, innovation and performance excellence and are comprised of Hamilton Sundstrand, Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky.
Today, the researchers and scientists of UTRC carry on the pioneering tradition of the inventors who defined these businesses by continuing to advance what is possible within the aerospace and aeronautics industries.
What We Do
UTRC draws on the support of United Technologies and its businesses, as well as agency and government funding, to address challenges that impact our world in the areas of energy, environment, integrated systems and safety and security.
Our people are proudly committed to developing pioneering products and technologies that positively impact the marketplace while best preserving the resources of our planet for generations to come.
Innovative thinking requires open minds and willingness to welcome new ideas and different points of view.
We actively embrace diversity within our workforce - in the way we approach problems and also in the ways we celebrate success and share our sense of pride.
Our people proudly represent a cultural heritage of more than 30 different countries as well as a variety of educational and professional experience.