Canada’s aerospace sector is comprised of some 700 companies generating direct annual revenues of more than $28 billion in 2014. The industry is highly integrated into the global value chains and exports 80% of its production globally.1
“Mirabel is a vital part of Bell Helicopter’s long-term growth strategy and the decision to move the final assembly of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to Canada confirms our commitment to Mirabel, Quebec, workforce and infrastructure.”
Mitch Snyder, President and CEO, Bell Helicopters
Leading Networks, Research Groups and Support Programs
- Strategic Aerospace and Defence Initiative (SADI)
- The Technology Demonstration Program (TDP)
- National Research Council (NRC) Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)
- Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED)
- Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
- Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN)
- Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Québec (CRIAQ)
- Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC)
- Composites Research Network
- NRC Aerospace
- Industry Canada. The State of the Canadian Aerospace Industry: 2015 Report.
- KPMG. Competitive Alternatives, aircraft parts manufacturing (2016).
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Academic Ranking of World Universities (2014).
- Engineers Canada, Canadian Engineers for Tomorrow (2010-2014).