Country

Brazil

Date

12/05/2014

Entity

Boeing, Embraer

Product

Biofuels

Category

R&D

Summary

​Boeing, Embraer to Open Joint Research Center for Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Boeing and Embraer announced that they will create a joint reserach center to advance a sustainable biojet fuel industry in Brazil.

Under a memorandum of understanding, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, as well as fund and coordinate research with Brazilian universities and other institutions. The research will focus on technologies that address gaps in a supply chain for sustainable aviation biofuel in Brazil, such as feedstock production and processing technologies. The companies' biofuel research center will be located in Sao Jose dos Campos Technology Park.

Research will in particular address the gaps identified during the Sustainable Aviation Biofuels for Brazil (SABB) initiative that produced an action plan - Flightpath to Aviation Biofuels in Brazil - in 2013.

Boeing press release

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Boeing, Embraer to Open Joint Research Center for Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

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