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Editorial – 30-10

Is Canada finally getting its innovation house in order? Two recent developments offer encouraging signs that federal (and provincial) policy is beginning to address past shortcomings at both ends of the innovation spectrum, acknowledging the importance of fundamental research and ensuring that rapidly expanding tech firms grow while remaining in Canada.

Cyclone to boost capacity with FedDev funding

Cyclone Manufacturing Inc has received $8 million in federal funding to boost production of its aircraft parts, and expand its services and marketing activities. The Mississauga ON-based supplier to original equipment manufacturers has a strong client base including Bombardier, Airbus, Boeing and Embraer. Funding was provided by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario….

EADS opens Montreal office at NRC’s IAR

The European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS) has strengthened ties with the National Research Council (NRC) with the opening of an office in the Montreal branch of the NRC Institute for Aerospace Research (IAR). The new office follows the June/08 signing of a five-year memorandum of understanding between the two organizations, which has already produced…

NRC and EADS sign five-year aerospace MOU

S&T collaboration in aerospace between the National Research Council (NRC) and the European Union has been increased with a new five-year memorandum of understanding between NRC and European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS). The research and technology development (RTD) MOU will see a broadening of NRC’s collaboration with EADS business units to include Eurocopter, EADS’s…