Boeing prepares new research centre in South Korea

21 March 2018

Boeing is to open an advanced technologies research centre in South Korea by mid-2018, the US corporation announced on 21 March.

Boeing said it is currently in discussion with the South Korean government about the opening of the new facility, which will focus on technologies including autonomy, artificial intelligence, avionics, analytics, smart factory and “other technologies for future aerospace products”.

The new research centre, the location of which is not yet finalised, will be used by Boeing to collaborate with local companies and agencies in developing future technologies, it said. Boeing said it also plans to staff the centre with locally hired technology experts.

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