Strategic Aerospace and Defence Initiative Application Package

Part 1 – SADI Application Form

3. Benefits to Canada

This section must demonstrate that the project will result in benefits to the company and more broadly to Canada.

3.1 Anticipated Outcomes and Benefits

3.1.1 Innovation

Describe how the anticipated new innovative products, services or processes will benefit clients, Canadians, your sector and/or whether it will have beneficial impacts on other sectors of the Canadian economy.

 
 

3.1.2 Competitiveness

Describe how the project is expected to enhance the competitiveness of your company, including revenue growth and employment projections over the life of the project agreement.

 
 

3.1.3 Collaboration

Describe the anticipated benefits to the academic institutions, professors and students involved with the project.

 
 

3.2 Other Potential Benefits

Describe other expected project benefits associated with the project:

Table 3.2 Other Potential Benefits
Category Benefit Is the benefit applicable to this SADI project If "YES", provide a detailed description
Innovation/
Technology
Create a new mandate to do R&D and/or production in Canada from a foreign based parent company checkbox Yes checkbox No
Sustain an existing mandate to do R&D and/or production in Canada from a foreign based parent company checkbox Yes checkbox No
Create a centre of excellence in Canada for specialized R&D checkbox Yes checkbox No
Sustain or expand a centre of excellence in Canada for specialized R&D
Develop new patents checkbox Yes checkbox No
Develop other forms of intellectual property checkbox Yes checkbox No
Increase production efficiencies and/or reduce material usage checkbox Yes checkbox No
Employment/Skills Increase Canada's academic R&D capacity and develop highly qualified students checkbox Yes checkbox No
Improve the skills and experience of the workforce checkbox Yes checkbox No
Maintain the current level of employment in your company checkbox Yes checkbox No
Increase the number of employees in your company checkbox Yes checkbox No Describe benefit and provide figures below:

Increase in total employment anticipated:

  1. Short term - At the end of the work phase (project completion):
  2. Long term – At the end of the repayment phase (15 – 20 years):
Maintain the current level of R&D employment in your company checkbox Yes checkbox No
Increase the number of R&D employees in your company checkbox Yes checkbox No Describe benefit and provide figures below:

Increase in R&D employment anticipated:

  1. Short term - At the end of the work phase (project completion):
  2. Long term – At the end of the repayment phase (15 – 20 years):
Commercialization/
Market
Increase your number of customers checkbox Yes checkbox No
Penetrate new markets checkbox Yes checkbox No
Increase sales checkbox Yes checkbox No
Increase market share in existing markets checkbox Yes checkbox No
Influence national/international standards or regulations checkbox Yes checkbox No
Social and Economic Benefits Attract foreign direct investment checkbox Yes checkbox No
Increase energy efficiency checkbox Yes checkbox No
Conserve renewable and non-renewable natural resources checkbox Yes checkbox No
Improve safety checkbox Yes checkbox No
Increase national security checkbox Yes checkbox No
Economic benefits to other A&D companies checkbox Yes checkbox No
Economic benefits to other sectors of the economy checkbox Yes checkbox No
Strengthen Canada's supply chain and participation in major platforms checkbox Yes checkbox No
Increase your number of suppliers checkbox Yes checkbox No
Other Other checkbox Yes checkbox No
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