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Boeing partners with Embraer and Sao Paulo Research Foundation to work on aviation biofuels-related research and development

Publicado em 27 outubro 2011

Oct 27, 2011 (AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION via COMTEX) -- Aircraft manufacturer Boeing on Wednesday announced plans to collaborate on long-term aviation biofuels-related research and development with Embraer and the Sao Paulo State Research Foundation (FAPESP).

The research and development project is said to represent a step towards the creation of a sustainable aviation biofuels industry in Brazil.

Strategic advisors to the programme will be Azul, GOL, TAM and Trip airlines.

As a result of the agreement the Boeing, Embraer and FAPESP will lead the development of the opportunities and challenges of creating a cost-effective, bio-derived and sustainable jet-fuel production and distribution industry in Brazil.