Overview: United Technologies (UTC) is a diversified company that provides a broad range of high-technology products and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries. Its commercial businesses are Otis elevators and escalators and UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, fire and security systems, building automation and controls. Its aerospace businesses are Sikorsky aircraft and the new UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems, which includes Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines and UTC Aerospace Systems aerospace products. United Technologies Research Centre (UTRC) is the centralised research hub of UTC. UTRC works directly with UTC business units and external research organizations to expand the boundaries of science and technology through research and innovation, delivering technology options that meet and anticipate the needs of the marketplace. UTRCIreland, stablished in 2010, operates as the European location of UTRC and is part of UTRC’s mission to expand its collaborative activities while leveraging a global network of innovation. Its mission is to create a strategic technological development presence in European market.