Collins Aerospace launches Powered by Collins™ Initiative to foster collaboration with Deep Tech Small-Medium Enterprises

“Deep Tech firms are responsible for some of today’s most groundbreaking technological innovations, so collaboration with them is critical to our mission of providing the most advanced solutions to our customers as quickly as possible,” said Mary Lombardo, vice president, Advanced Technology for Collins Aerospace. “Through the Powered by Collins Initiative, we’re establishing a clear channel for engagement between Deep Tech and one of the world’s leading aerospace companies. We welcome collaborators that share our passion for pushing the envelope—whether they’re within, adjacent to, or outside the aerospace industry.”

Introducing the Powered by Collins Initiative

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For its inaugural call, the Powered by Collins Initiative has published four Collaboration Opportunities focused on technologies critical to the future of aerospace: Extravehicular Space Mobility, High-Performance Batteries, Autonomy for Small UAS, and Composites Recycling. Any company with at least three full-time employees is eligible to apply. After reviewing all submissions, Collins will select a set of respondents to participate in funded, rapid development demonstration programs.

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About Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace is a business of Raytheon Technologies, the largest aerospace and defense company in the world. Our global team of 73,000 employees dreams, designs and delivers smarter, more connected solutions for passenger safety and comfort, mission success, space exploration, and operational efficiency and sustainability. We make the most powerful concepts in aerospace a reality.

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