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Aerospace oac ppt march 2011
CLICK TO ADD TITLE The Ontario Aerospace Council (OAC) Quinte Economic Development CommissionAerospace Sector Opportunities in Eastern Ontario Gillian Hatton Business Development Consultant March 10, 2011 Funding support provided by
PRESENTATION OUTLINE•OEEDC Aerospace sector development• Aerospace Sector profile •Value Chain •Education and research•Sector support – R&D, commercialization, capital,training•Further information
AEROSPACE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT Objectives• Advanced Manufacturing Sector Group• Collaboration with Associations - Ontario Aerospace Council,Aerospace Industries Association of Canada.•Investment attraction and strategic partnerships o Participation at OAC, AIAC events o Active and consistent trade show campaigns MRO, CBAA, NBAA• Supply chain development• Technology opportunities• Help businesses diversify• Resources - sector research and information• Identify and capitalize on new opportunities• Increase Eastern Ontario’s profile in the sector
EASTERN ONTARIO AEROSPACE SECTOR PROFILE SUMMARY - 1 Part of one of the World’s Leading Aerospace Clusters•At the heart of Canada’s aerospace cluster - fifth largest in the world•Access to key US Markets - within 500 miles of several key USclustersNew York City PhiladelphiaBostonWashington DC•75% of Canada’s aerospace employees are in close proximity – inOntario East, other parts of Ontario and in neighbouring Quebec•Highly skilled labour force of 3,000 workers (estimate)•Specialist education programming in aerospace and materials science•Research excellence in aerospace, space, materials science and futureadvanced manufacturing technologies
EASTERN ONTARIO AEROSPACE SECTOR PROFILE SUMMARY - 2 A Full Range of Products and Services•Deep and Comprehensive Supply Chain Capabilities -Avionics/Electrical Systems, Structures, MRO (CFB Trenton), SpaceRobotics Systems and Communications Systems –Space / Satellite,Landing Gear & Flight Control Actuation, Engines•Defence Aviation Tradition•Helicopter Cluster – MRO•Growing and emerging fields - security and rescue, UAV•Pool of Tier 4 sub-contract suppliers for manufacturing services•Corporate offices of major global companies• Facilities -Ottawa International Airport supported by nine regionalairports, including Peterborough, Kingston and Pembroke.•Value chain support – professional services, support products andservices
SECTOR PROFILE - EDUCATION PROGRAMMING - 1 Highly Developed Education and Training InfrastructureSpecialist Aerospace Programs•Carleton University and Royal Military College (RMC) – Bachelors,Masters and Doctorate Aerospace Engineering programs.•Carleton University - one of the largest mechanical and aerospaceengineering faculties and research program in Canada.•Algonquin College, The School of Advanced Technology, Ottawahasprograms in Aviation Management and aircraft maintenance.•Loyalist College, Bellevilleto introduce new avionics programs tocompliment the thriving local aerospace cluster around CFB Trenton.•First Nations Technical Institute (in partnership with CanadoreCollege) offers an Aviation Pilot - Fixed Wing diploma.
SECTOR PROFILE - EDUCATION PROGRAMMING - 2Materials ScienceKey part of global OEMs/ Tier 1 company product development programs.Carleton, Ottawa, Queen’s and the nearby University of Ontario Institute of Scienceand Technology (UOIT) offer fifteen materials science engineering programs atBachelors, Masters and Doctorate level.EngineeringA comprehensive range of Mechanical, electrical, and applicable technology, computerelectronics and related science programs.Technical and Mechanical ProgramsCommunity colleges offer a range of mechanical, scientific and technical programs.Nearly 4,000 graduates and technicians annually, 14750 enrolled in relevant programs- emerging workforce (2009 data).
SECTOR PROFILE - RESEARCH 1Specialist Aerospace Research•Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Mechanical and AerospaceEngineering (OCIMAE)•University of Ottawa - Mechanical Engineering Department•National Research Council Canada Institute for AerospaceResearch•Royal Military College Space Science research•The David Florida Laboratory (DFL) (Ottawa) - Canadas world-class spacecraft assembly, integration and testing centre.
SECTOR PROFILE - RESEARCH 2 The Future of Manufacturing•Queens-RMC Centre for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing•Queen’s Advanced Design and Manufacturing Institute (ADMI)•Queen’s The Canadian Design Engineering (CDEN) /RCCI network•Royal Military College Department of Physics•The Advanced Cognitive Engineering Laboratory (ACE Lab) atCarleton University•The Communications Research Centre Canada
Access the Brightest Research MindsMITACS Accelerate - national internship program connectscompanies with research expertise in universities.The Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)helpsSMEsmeet technological challenges and build innovationcapacity.Southern Ontario Advantage Program - Graduate EnterpriseInternship - structured mentoring opportunities with SMEs.
R&D Support for Aerospace IndustryStrategic Aerospace and Defence Initiative supports private sector industrial researchand pre-competitive development (R & D).Further R&D incentive programs are available:The Innovation Demonstration Fund (IDF) focuses on the commercialization and initialdemonstration of globally competitive, innovative technologies, processes and/orproducts.Southern Ontario Advantage program – recent introductionsTechnology Development Program - financial support to encourage collaboration todevelop large-scale, advanced technologies.Applied Research and Commercialization Initiative addresses gap between researchand commercialization - encourage collaboration between SMEs and post-secondaryinstitutions.R&D Tax Incentives
EASTERN ONTARIO SUPPORT PROGRAMSEastern Ontario Specific AssistanceEastern Ontario Development Fund (EODF) – 15% of eligible project costs up to $1.5 millionwith matching funds contribution of 50 % of total project costs.Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP) supports business and skills development,innovation and information communication technology, community capacity building, retentionand attraction of youth, and access to capital.Other Funding SourcesSouthern Ontario Advantage Program Prosperity InitiativeSMEs (under 1000 employees) - repayable contributions of up to 50% of direct eligible capitalproject costs. Up to 75% of direct eligible non-capital costs to a maximum of $20 million.The Canada Small Business Financing Program (CSBFP) share risk with financial institutions tohelp secure up to $500,000.Training and employment programs provide tax credits, subsidies, and summer jobs services.
Venture SupportThe Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund (OETF), a $250 million fundover five years, to co-invest alongside qualified Investors intoinnovative, high-growth companies.The Ontario Venture Capital Fund (OVCF) - joint initiative betweenthe Government of Ontario and institutional investors to investprimarily in Ontario-based and Ontario-focused venture capital andgrowth equity funds to support innovative, high growth companies.
CONTACT USQuinte Economic Development CommissionChris King Chief Executive Officer613firstname.lastname@example.orgOntario Aerospace CouncilRod Jones Executive Director519email@example.comOntario East Economic Development CommissionGillian Hatton Business Development Consultant1firstname.lastname@example.org