GTA Aerospace Cluster

GTA Aerospace Cluster By: Joseph Perera



Transcript of GTA Aerospace Cluster

  • 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 ndlargest 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 thproject
  • Building and Aerospace Research
  • Centre
  • Employees private workers,
  • 2 ndlargest 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?