[Avionics Today 10-21-2015] Boeing has opened a new research and technology center in St. Louis, Mo. that will serve as the company's regional hub for collaborative technology development with academic institutions and research partners in systems technology.Ã¢â¬Â¨
The Boeing Research & Technology-Missouri (BR&T-Missouri) center was first announced in 2013 and has more than 180,000 square-feet devoted to the creation and development of technologies for use in current and future Boeing products.
New labs and capabilities in Missouri include the non-destructive test lab, the human systems integration center, a polymer synthesis lab, and the soon-to-be-built collaborative autonomous systems Lab. An estimated 700 engineers, technicians and staff at BR&T-Missouri will develop a variety of other technologies that include systems, digital aviation and support technology, rate-independent production and next generation materials.