Raytheon Technologies Research Center



The Raytheon Technologies Research Center serves as the company’s innovation hub. Our engineers, scientists and researchers anticipate the discoveries destined to change everything, and they transform that research into the solutions and products that help our businesses shape the future. We are:

  • Empowering innovation among the company’s businesses.
  • Solving customers’ critical problems.
  • Developing breakthroughs for a safer, more connected world.
  • Working with major universities and national laboratories on groundbreaking research projects.
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Key facts

RTRC includes some of the world’s leading scientists, researchers and engineers.

The science of what's next

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We partner with Raytheon Technologies’ businesses to transform innovative research into practical applications in sustainable aviation, cybersecurity, energy conservation and advanced defense systems. By using the latest science and research tools we’re able to forecast trends and opportunities to create breakthrough technologies that yield high ROI for customers and government agencies. Our unique talent, experience and resources allow us to deliver rapid responses to critical, time-sensitive challenges.

RTRC major research areas

For more than 90 years the Raytheon Technologies Research Center has operated as a multidisciplinary group of experts collaborating on groundbreaking innovations. While we respond to a wide range of challenges from across our organization, we are primarily focused on six major areas of research.