AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE
Welcome to the U.S. Commercial Service Aerospace and Defense Technology Team Page. We are the industry’s primary export resource and should be your first point of contact when looking to sell internationally. Our team of domestic and international trade specialists, located at our Export Assistance Centers in the United States and at U.S. Embassies overseas, is prepared to assist in increasing your export sales. U.S. Points of Contact are available to discuss your international business needs.
The aerospace & defense industry has been a cornerstone of the U.S. economy for decades and has provided well paying jobs for a variety of skill levels. The industry’s position is now challenged by global competition, changes in technology, national and worldwide economic conditions, and global policies affecting defense, civilian and commercial aviation. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, the U.S. Commercial Service strives to provide assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness. Specifically, the Aerospace and Defense Technology Team works with companies to help them:
NOTICE: NextGen Solutions Vendor Guide: Submissions Due by March 29, 2013!
The US Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is creating a NextGen Solutions Vendors Guide, intended to be used by foreign air navigation service providers, airport operators, and governmental authorities to identify U.S. goods and services that can be used to help implement ICAO consistent NextGen solutions. The guide will highlight the U.S. producers and suppliers who indicate that they have products that can be used to implement one or more of the listed NextGen solutions.
Please reference the Federal Register notice for more information: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/02/05/2013-02406/nextgen-solutions-vendors-guide.
Questions on the NextGen Vendors Guide should be directed to Mr. Jonathan Alvear, Office of Transportation and Machinery (OTM), International Trade Administration: Phone: 202-482-4125; email: mailto:Jonathan.Alvear@trade.gov
|Host a Brazilian STEM Intern -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Automobile/Light Truck/Vans, Biotechnology, Computer Software, Drugs/Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Technologies, Mining Industry Eq., Oil/Gas/Mineral Prod/Explor Serv., Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)|
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In July 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced the creation of a new scholarship program, Ciências sem Fronteiras, a multiyear initiative to send 75,000 fully-funded Brazilian students abroad for training in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, with an additional 26,000 scholarships to be funded by the private sector.
A core component of the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program, formerly known as Brazil Science Without Borders, includes the opportunity for students to undertake academic training (internships). Academic training takes place during the summer months between semesters or at the conclusion of the two academic terms. This is a unique opportunity for U.S. companies doing business in Brazil or interested in breaking into the Brazilian market to gain visibility and demonstrate their commitment to Brazil. This webinar will provide an overview of the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program and discuss opportunities for U.S. companies to participate in this innovative initiative.
|Barb Rawdon, OSI|
Supervisory International Trade Specialist
|Rufino Hurtado, OSI|
International Trade Specialist
Phone: (202) 482-2991