United Technologies Research Center (UTRC-I, Ireland)
United Technologies Research Centre Ireland Ltd.
Penrose Business Center,
Republic of Ireland
Tel: +353 21 450 8440
Fax: +353 21 450 8445
United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) delivers advanced technologies to the businesses of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) – a diversified company that provides a broad range of high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries. Founded in 1929, UTRC engages with UTC business units and external research organisations globally to pursue research and develop innovative technologies that meet and anticipate marketplace needs.
UTRC’s headquarters is in East Hartford, Connecticut (U.S.), with an office in Berkeley, California, and research and development centers in Shanghai, China and Cork, Ireland. United Technologies Research Centre Ireland, Ltd. (UTRC-I) was established in 2009, and conducts research into the next generation of energy and security systems for high-performance buildings, generating world-class technologies for UTC’s commercial businesses worldwide. Its mission is to create a strategic technological development presence in European markets. In 2011, Europe accounted for 26% of UTC revenues and a significant share of its manufacturing and design activities.
UTRC-I has been actively involved in several EU-funded research projects (FP7 and H2020), mainly in the security, energy, and aerospace areas. In the Factory2Fit project, UTRC-I will lead the piloting activities, as well as hosting one of the project’s industrial pilots. In particular, UTRC-I will contribute to formulating manufacturing challenges for the project, providing use cases, and helping to validate them.
Empowering and participatory adaptation of factory automation to fit for workers