How the Brazilian Aerospace Firm Embraer is Pursuing Disruptive Innovation

Embraer’s electric-powered vertical take-off and landing concept aircraft, or eVTOL.

When Embraer inaugurated a new innovation group two years ago, the Brazilian aerospace and defense firm made its mandate clear. It wasn’t looking for a new-and-improved tray table or a more durable windshield material. The new Embraer X team would focus on “solutions that have the potential to reinvent not only Embraer’s current businesses, but the transportation industry itself,” according to the team’s website.

That’s an ambitious goal for the $5.8 billion company, which builds both commercial and military aircrafts.

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