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GARDN II
Sylvain Cofsky,
Executive Director
December 11th , 2014
Green Aviation Research
and Development Network (GARDN)
• Created in 2009, GARDN is part of the Canadian
Federal Program « Business-Led Network of Centres of
Excellence » (BL-NCE)
• Objective:
 Increase competitiveness of Canada Aerospace
Industry through the reduction of its environmental
footprint
• A 2-pillar strategy:
1.
2.
Funding of precompetitive collaborative industrial R&D
projects (TRL 3 to 6)
Focal point for reflection on environmental aviation in Canada
© GARDN 2012
Budget
GARDN I
•
Budget of $42M+ on 5 year program (20092014)
 Industry contribution = 70%
 BL-NCE contribution = 30%
GARDN II
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Renewed for 5 more years: 2014-2019
A minimum of $25 M
Research portfolio = 26 projects and $55 M
© GARDN 2012
Tech Demo
Program
Quebec
Canada
Canada
Canada
Quebec
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GARDN I Track Record 2009-2014
35+
technologies
10+ technologies to
commercialization
Use on existing,
new aircraft
17 Projects : $38 M of project value
($1 from government = $2 from Industry)
30+members
12 potential licences or patents
5 OEMs
12 SMEs
13 universities
+ Associated Partners
270+ researchers
51 from academia
219 from industry
International
Collaboration
USA, Europe, China
50 publications
GARDN
108 students trained
GARDN Networking Events
Total of 1000+ participants
Research centres capabilities
enhanced
Lean + Flexible = Innovation
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Research Themes
From 7 themes under GARDN I to 3 themes for GARDN II:
Clean
Carbon Footprint/Emissions
Quiet
Reduced Noise
Sustainability
Life Cycle Management
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Industrial Members and Participants
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Academic and Associate Members and
Participants
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1st Round of Funding
1) 3 Regional Workshops: Winnipeg / Toronto /
Montreal (200 participants)
2) 30 + ideas of project
3) 22 LOIs: $40M of project value
4) 12 applicants was invited to submit a
detailed form
5) 9 selected projects = $13M: $6,7M of public
funding
Selection Criteria
- Eligibility
– Source of funding: minimum of 50% from
industry: in-kind and/or cash
– At least 2 collaborators: including an industrial
partner and a SME is highly desirable
- Relevance
– Impact on the Canadian Aerospace sector
– Environmental theme: Quiet / Clean /
Sustainable
– TRL progression: from 3 to 6
– Feasibility and technical merit
GARDN II’s First round of Selection
Quiet Theme
Clean Theme
Hydroformed
Helicopter Skid
Type Landing Gear
Experimental Validation of
Innovative Environmentally
Friendly Aircraft
Configurations
Airframe Noise
Reduction for
Business and
Commercial Aircraft
Noise Reduction for
Next Generation
Regional Turboprop
Sustainable Theme
Next Generation
Combustor for
Small Gas Turbine
Engines
Flight
Management
Performance
Optimization II
Materials of
Concern (MOC)
Elimination
Greening the
Aerospace
supply chain
Validation of Powder
Injection Technology for
the Manufacturing of
Aerospace Small and
Complex Metallic
Components
Taking into account Interdependency of Environmental Impacts
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The Selection Process
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2nd Round of Projects
1. Announced in October 2014 (Envelope = minimum of $7M:
including $3,5M of public funding
2. Workshops = January / February 2015
3. Deadline to receive the LOIs = early March 2015
4. Evaluation of the LOI received = mid-March 2015
5. Invitation to submit a Detailed Form = end of March 2015
6. Evaluation of the Detailed Forms received = end of May 2015
7. Validation - Board meeting = June 2015
Call Guidelines
Funding Period:
2015-2019
Duration of projects:
Maximum of 3 years
Project Selection Goals: 1) Be capable of being led / managed by SMEs;
2) Be focused at lower TRL project ideas with significant
academic involvement (developing college, graduate and
post-doc HQPs);
Envelope:
3) A combination of 1) and 2).
Approx. $7M (including the private sources of funding)
Total cost per project:
Average of $1M / Up to $2M
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Call Guidelines (c’td)
Other budgetary aspects:
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BL-NCE Funds (through GARDN) may not exceed 50% of total project cost;
Overall government (federal, provincial, other) funding may not exceed 75% of total project
cost;
Money must be spent within Canada;
The balance of the cast must be borne by industry (cash and/or in-kind).
Eligibility Criteria:
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Funding from industrial sources (at least 50% of the project cost);
A minimum of 2 collaborators (including an industrial leader);
Involvement of a SME;
TRL progression;
Linked to one of the GARDN research theme: Clean, Quiet, Sustainable.
Evaluation Criteria:
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Benefits to the Canadian aerospace sector;
Development of Highly Qualified People;
Environmental impact;
Feasibility, collaboration, quality of researchers.
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Process timeline
October 2014
Winter 2015
Launch of the Call for Projects
Regional Workshops
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Montreal: 20/01/2015
Toronto: 22/01/2015
Winnipeg: 03/02/2015
Vancouver: 05/02/2015
Halifax: TBC
March 2015
Letter of Intention deadline
April 2015
Full application deadline
June 2015
Announcement of new selected projects
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Thank You / Merci!
740 Notre-Dame Street West
Suite 1515
Montreal, Quebec
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www.gardn.org
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