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  • 1. GTA Aerospace Cluster By: Joseph Perera
  • 2. Agenda
    • Overview of Cluster
    • Market Segments
    • Key Support Structures
    • Collaboration with Educational Institutions
    • Big players in the market
    • Competing Clusters
    • Conclusion
  • 3. Overview
    • Evolving each year with new and innovative product lines and
    • Industry fixtures
    • 2 nd largest employing industry in Canada
    • Accounts for more than 65% of Ontario's employment
    • Manufactures products from aircraft engines to air conditioners
    • Massive growth potential!
  • 4. Market Segments
    • Aircraft Assembly/ Integration
    • Aeroengines
    • Major Aircraft systems
    • Space Robotics Systems
    • Stimulation systems
    • Communications systems such as Satellite/ Space
  • 5. Segment Sales and Market Share
  • 6. Support Structures
    • Aerospace Action Partnership (AAP)
      • The AAP is a public-private partnership created to develop and implement an aerospace cluster strategy called "Flight Path: A Vision for the Future," which charts a course for the industry.
    • Ontario Aerospace Council (OAC)
      • A not-for-profit, non-share capital corporation governed by a Board of Directors representing all segments of the Ontario aerospace industry.
  • 7. Collaboration with Educational Institutions
    • U of T – Institute for Aerospace Studies
      • Established in 1949, the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) serves as both a premier research institute and a graduate school.
    • RIADI– Ryerson institute for Aerospace Design and Innovation
      • Is a partnership between Ryerson University and leading aerospace companies of Ontario
    • York University
      • Strengths in the Space and Engineering program include the Phoenix Scout Mission selected by NASA to go to Mars; SCISAT, the Canadian Space Agency mission to research the ozone layer
  • 8. Big Players in the Market
    • Bombardier Aerospace
    • Pratt & Whitney Canada
    • L3 Communications
    • Honeywell
    • Northstar Aerospace Inc.
  • 9. Competing Clusters Montreal Aerospace Denver, Colorado Aerospace
    • Launched an Incubator
    • called 8 th project
    • Building and Aerospace Research
    • Centre
    • Employees private workers,
    • 2 nd largest employer in USA
    • Located near U of Montreal, able to
    • access easy research services
    • One of the most successful
    • aerospace clusters ever
    • Support by big players such as NRC
    • and Bombardier
  • 10. THANK YOU Questions?