National Research Council of Canada

Eric Lefebvre
Director of Business Development

1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, ON, K1K 2E1

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The NRC’s Aerospace Research Centre is the premier innovation centre for aerospace research and development in Canada. As part of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s portfolio, our mission is to create, advance and apply world-leading aerospace capabilities in Canada. We collaborate with industry, academia, other government departments, and international research and technology organizations. Our 350+ researcher’s expertise in aerodynamics, propulsion, flight research, icing, manufacturing, and structures and materials performance combined with our unique facilities enable our clients to overcome their product development and certification challenges. To position Canada’s aerospace industry for success in new aerospace markets, we have transformed our capabilities to serve technology developments in autonomous air mobility, sustainable aviation, additive and digital manufacturing, and novel cabin technologies.

3,800 employees

Products & Services: Advanced Air Mobility/Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems; Aircraft Structures & Sub-assembly; Composites & Plastics; Hydrogen Technologies/Zero Emissions; Research & Development; Test Rigs & Equipment; Testing & Inspection Services; Wind Tunnel Test Facilities