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Research and Development (R&D)

Research and Development (R&D)

At GE, research and development has been the cornerstone of innovation for over a century. Today, GE has approximately 36,000 technicians working across our business and global research centers at the intersection of technology and industry to solve some of the world’s toughest problems.

Global R&D Facilities

         

 

  • Global Research Headquarters, New York

    On the banks of the Mohawk River in Niskayuna, NY, the Global Research Center has been the world headquarters for GE technology development for more than 100 years.

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  • Brazil Global Research Center, Rio de Janeiro

    Brazil is home to GE’s newest multidisciplinary Research and Development Center, employing researchers and engineers who are solving the toughest challenges for GE’s customers in Brazil and South America. When fully operational, the Center will employ 400 GE technologists.

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  • Global Research – Europe, Munich

    Located in Germany on the campus of the Technical University of Munich, Global Research – Europe hosts cutting-edge industrial labs that focus on creating the newest breakthroughs and long-range technologies for all of GE’s markets.

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  • John F. Welch Technology Centre, Bangalore

    GE's first and largest global lab outside the United States is located in Bangalore, India. The John F. Welch Technology Centre (JFWTC) houses close to 3,000 GE technologists from Global Research and other GE businesses.

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  • China Technology Center, Shanghai

    Located in Shanghai, China, the GE China Technology Center conducts leading-edge research, engineering development, and sourcing for GE’s diverse businesses across the world.

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