MDA LaunchPad is an exciting new research and development program for Canadian technology developers. It enables small and medium-sized businesses to partner with MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, to work collaboratively on projects that build and grow Canada’s space and defence industry. MDA LaunchPad seeks a wide range of research
NorthStar Earth & Space Inc., based out of Montreal, Quebec, is a software analytics company serving the forestry, agriculture, urban planning, energy and natural resources, environment and water, and space object tracking sectors. The company has developed NorthStar, which is a global environment information platform transforming traditional Earth observation into
Canada is actively transitioning to a low-carbon economy, and accelerating the accessibility and affordability of sustainable aviation fuel is an important factor in this mission. While other methods of transportation are moving to alternate energy sources sources (e.g. electric vehicles), aircrafts still require liquid fuels. The aviation industry has a
exactEarth is a Satellite Automatic Identification Systems (S-AIS) technology developer that collects and transmits global maritime vessel data. Since 2009, the Cambridge, Ontario-based company has been a top innovator of AIS vessel tracking systems and now captures significantly more data than any other space-based AIS system. With global customers ranging
For a several years, Ontario’s aerospace and aviation sector has experienced continuous growth despite emerging industry barriers, such as access to skilled labour. The province is home to some of the most prestigious aerospace companies; currently, the majority of the top 25 Canadian aerospace businesses are located in Ontario.
Canada’s aerospace industry has been strong for decades, but new trends are transforming the industry and requiring aerospace manufacturers to be more proactive in their approach to growth. In 2015, Canada’s aerospace industry generated nearly $30 billion in revenues, of which 70% came from manufacturing – this marks an 11%
Jet planes were always something that amazed me growing up. Taking a giant metal ship and make it soar through the sky at 1,000 km/h by burning dinosaur remains was undeniably cool. I was far from alone in this method of thinking; in Ontario aerospace is a big deal.
Over the last few weeks, many of the most popular and lucrative wage subsidies have re-launched and are now providing funding to Canadian small businesses. If your business is planning to hire new employees during the year, now is the best time create those employment opportunities because of your ability
The Government of Ontario has dedicated up to $1,000,000 in Ontario government grants to aid the City of Peterborough. This Ontario government funding will be part of the $4,153,700 airport expansion project, which will invest in infrastructure, facility upgrades, and facility expansions for Peterborough Airport. This Ontario government grant investment
Ontario’s aerospace industry is a world leader, thanks to their commitment to continuous improvement and innovation. The industry, which employs over 17,000 people, is responsible for over $462 million in annual research and development spending and earns over $5.3 billion in revenue every year. To continue fuelling these research and