Recognized for its innovative drive and creativity, Québec is one of the global leaders in the aerospace industry, attracting major international companies such as Bell Helicopter Textron, Bombardier Aerospace, CAE, Pratt & Whitney Canada and many others.
Montréal is Québec’s largest city and one of the world’s top three aeronautics hubs, alongside Seattle and Toulouse. Québec accounts for 50% of Canada’s aerospace production.
Québec’s approximately 204 aerospace companies, research centres and associations offer ample business and partnership opportunities.
The aeronautics industry in Québec employs more than 40,160 highly trained individuals in a wide variety of professions, including engineers, technicians and specialized workers.
Businesses looking to do R&D can count on support from internationally renowned research centres. Over $700 million is spent on R&D in Québec each year.
Québec’s universities, technical colleges and trade schools offer programs to meet the industry’s needs, training 4,800 students every year.
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