Boeing, Embraer to open joint biojet research center in Brazil

Two leading aerospace companies, Boeing and Embraer S.A., have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil.

Under the MOU, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, in addition to funding and coordinating research with Brazilian universities and other institutions. The research will focus on technologies that address gaps in a supply chain for sustainable biojet fuel in Brazil, such as feedstock production and processing technologies. The new research center is to be located in São José dos Campos Technology Park.»