Published on 15 September 2023

A new era for aerospace innovation

We are proud to unveil CRIAQ’s new brand image! CRIAQ’s new era reflects its status as a driving force between scientific talent, technological advances, R&D, and aerospace...

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Published on 2 September 2023

Québec Aerospace: an Industry in Full Swing

Explore Le Devoir's special issue highlighting Quebec's booming aerospace industry (available only in...

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The Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Quebec

Stimulates ideas for aerospace innovation, turning them into collaborative research projects combining industrial with that of the public research community.

Develops R-D and aerospace innovation projects portfolio by creating ambitious technological partnerships with local and international players in the aerospace industry.

Catalyzes creativity within Quebec’s aerospace ecosystem and creates connections with other innovative technology sectors, notably aerospace research laboratories.

Nurtures talent to develop a new generation of innovators and entrepreneurs in Canada’s aerospace sector.

Reinforces the industry’s leadership in Quebec’s aerospace technology.

Accelerates the transition to resilient, sustainable, digital, and integrated air mobility.

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Developing aerospace innovation and research in Quebec


Connect people to stimulate aerospace innovation

We put you in touch with key players in the aerospace ecosystem and other innovative ecosystems, so you can realize your innovation ideas with the right industrial and research partners.

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Support and access to financing

With a proven approach to industrial collaboration, we support you at every stage of your aerospace research project, from securing funding to implementation, to optimize the realization and benefits of your aerospace research project.

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Reinforce and drive technological leadership in aerospace

We position you within the aerospace research and innovation vectors expected by society and regulatory authorities. We accelerate transitions towards sustainable aerospace development and encourage the development of a new generation of innovative and entrepreneurial talent.

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Sustainably improving and transforming aerospace

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Collaborative aerospace research projects

CRIAQ facilitates bold industrial collaborations through projects of various sizes and levels of tech maturity to bring innovative technological solutions to light, and strengthen Quebec’s leadership and technological advances in aerospace.


Academic and public aerospace research centres

A pool of specialists in research and teaching, and access to a student body on the lookout for new discoveries to achieve technological breakthroughs in aerospace.    

  • +1,900 research scientists  
  • +2,200 trained students and graduates

+300 M$

financed aerospace projects

Catalyst funding for major partner investments in aerospace innovation to strengthen the leadership of Quebec’s aerospace industry.