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Innovating For The Future, Today

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Our Reason for Being

"We are creating entirely new solutions at startup speed."

What We Do

Disruption is in our DNA

We run fast and deliver convincing product and service demonstrators that create disruptive opportunities for UTC's core businesses.

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"Our vision is to continue UTC's legacy of innovation by staking out new ground and challenging the status quo."

About Us

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  • Our Presence

    We have people near many UTC sites, from Brooklyn, NY to Rockford, IL, East Hartford, CT to Longueuil, QC.

  • Where You Can Find Us

    We're at the heart of UTC's Technology Organization and are comprised of project teams that are co-located with UTC's engineering and business footprint.

  • Our Employees

    With a fast-growing team distributed across the world, our projects bring together UTC's world-leading expertise in engineering and manufacturing along with top external talent.

  • Founded in 2018

    We were developed to drive change and create environments for ambitious invention and significant change.

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A History of Innovation

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1925

Commencing Launch Pratt & Whitney unveils its Wasp.

The Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Company was founded by Frederick B. Rentschler in Hartford, Connecticut. The company began to revolutionize the aircraft industry with its Wasp engine - a lighter, air-cooled and desirable option for the time.

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1927

Crossing the Sea Lindbergh challenges the status quo.

Charles Lindbergh and The Spirit of St. Louis made the first nonstop solo flight from New York to Paris. Lindbergh's iconic airplane featured a Standard Steel adjustable propeller and Goodrich tires and fuel tanks-both technologies helped form what is now Collins Aerospace.

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1932

Pacing the Globe Earhart travels boldly.

A Pratt & Whitney Wasp-powered Lockheed Vega propelled Amelia Earhart across the Atlantic Ocean, making Earhart the first woman - and the second person after Charles Lindbergh - to fly nonstop and solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

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1933

Opening Lines Rockwell Collins opens its doors.

Founded as a radio company in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Rockwell Collins opened its doors and left its mark on historical events. It shaped events like Rear Admiral Richard Byrd's journey at the South Pole, where the company established Byrd's communications. The company is now an integral portion of Collins Aerospace

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1945

Powering Freedom Pratt & Whitney protects the globe

By the end of World War II, Pratt & Whitney and its licensees produced 363,619 engines and accounted for 50 percent of the nation's military aerial horsepower. The company continues its mission through over 7,000 military engines in service with 34 armed forces worldwide.

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1969

Venturing Beyond Apollo 11 lands on the moon.

Rockwell Collins, Hamilton Standard, and Goodrich provided critical systems to the Apollo 11 moon landing. From radio communication technology, to spacesuits, to environmental systems aboard the spacecraft, the companies were integral to the Apollo missions. These technologies continue to further space travel through the Collins Aerospace brand.

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2016

Gearing Up Pratt & Whitney unveils its GTF™ engine.

Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine, made its first run in 2016. The next-generation engine features a fan-drive gear system, as well as major improvements in its high-pressure spool, low-pressure turbine, combustor, controls, engine health monitoring and more.

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2018

Blazing Forward United Technologies Advanced Projects comes to light.

In 2018, United Technologies launched our Advanced Projects organization. Our mission? Disrupt our businesses before anyone else can. We do so by building ambitious demonstrators for products and services at startup speed.

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