Airbus, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, has inaugurated its new Research Centre in Suzhou, China. The new facility will focus on conducting research in manufacturing innovation, hydrogen infrastructure, cabin experience, and new technologies. The ultimate goal of the centre is to gather top talent and promote the development of the aerospace industry in the region.
The opening ceremony for the new facility was attended by government officials, business leaders, and representatives from Airbus. The event highlighted the company’s long-term commitment to investing in China and further expanding its footprint in the country.
“China offers many advanced technological advantages in many fields,” said Sabine Klauke, Airbus Chief Technical Officer. “Airbus is working with partners and China in particular to nurture technologies, discover different resources, introduce alternative fuels, and develop the hydrogen ecosystem as we work towards sustainable aviation. This expertise and experience will enable us to master the challenges ahead and shape the future of aviation.”
The new research centre is strategically positioned in the Yangtze River Delta Region of China, an area known for its strong aeronautical and hydrogen supply chain. The centre will take advantage of the highly skilled aviation and hydrogen know-how already established in the region, further boosting the industry’s development.
The Airbus China Research Centre will also nurture research and innovation projects with forward-looking technology and good market prospects. The centre will work closely with local universities and research institutions to identify and develop new technologies that will help shape the future of aviation.
The opening of the new facility is a significant milestone for Airbus and the aerospace industry in China. It highlights the company’s long-term commitment to developing and investing in the country, and further strengthens its position as a reliable partner to China.
The aerospace industry in China has been growing rapidly in recent years, with the country becoming one of the world’s largest aviation markets. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), China is expected to become the world’s largest aviation market by 2025, surpassing the United States.
The Chinese government has been actively promoting the development of the aerospace industry in the country, investing heavily in research and development, and encouraging foreign companies to invest and collaborate with local firms.
Airbus has been operating in China for more than 30 years and has a strong presence in the country. The company has partnerships with a number of Chinese firms and has established manufacturing facilities in Tianjin, Beijing, and Harbin.
The opening of the new research centre in Suzhou is expected to further strengthen Airbus’ position in China and help drive the development of the aerospace industry in the region. The centre will also provide new opportunities for local talent to work with and learn from some of the best and brightest minds in the aerospace industry.
The opening of the new Airbus Research Centre in Suzhou, China is a significant milestone for the aerospace industry in the region. The centre will conduct research in manufacturing innovation, hydrogen infrastructure, cabin experience, and new technologies, further boosting the industry’s development. It highlights Airbus’ long-term commitment to investing in China and further expanding its footprint in the country, and underscores its position as a reliable partner to China. The centre is expected to provide new opportunities for local talent to work with and learn from some of the best and brightest minds in the aerospace industry, further contributing to the industry’s growth in the region.