Program Highlights 2012–2013
5. SADI Project Portfolio
As of the SADI portfolio comprised 29 projects (with 24 recipients) with a combined authorized assistance of $890 million. The authorized assistance ranged from $276,000 to $300 million per project. Most projects are still performing R&D and have yet to enter the repayment phase.
|Status||# of Projects||Authorized
|R&D Phase||18||764,730,001||465,166,941||Not due until 2014|
|Repayment PhaseFootnote 3||7||76,948,409||76,076,788||1,413,342|
SADI provides contributions to companies of all sizes
Of the 29 SADI projects, small companies with less than 100 employees accounted for 13 projects and five percent of the authorized assistance; medium-sized companies with 100–500 employees accounted for nine projects and 12 percent of the authorized assistance; and large companies with more than 500 employees accounted for seven projects and 83 percent of the authorized assistance.
SADI supports the aerospace, space, defence, and security sectors
Of the 29 SADI projects, 13 projects supported the aerospace sector accounting for 84 percent of the authorized assistance; 11 projects supported the defence sector accounting for 12 percent of the authorized assistance; three projects supported the space sector accounting for three percent of the authorized assistance; and two projects supported the security sector accounting for less than one percent of the authorized assistance.
SADI supports Canada's international objectives
Of the 29 SADI projects, five are developing new technologies for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) and three are developing technologies for the government of the United States under the Defence Development Sharing Agreement (DDSA). This is a testament to the strength of Canadian companies in their respective niches.
- The five JSF projects account for 17 percent of SADI's portfolio and seven percent of authorized assistance.
- The three DDSA projects account for 10 percent of SADI's portfolio and 0.2 percent of authorized assistance.
|Company||Project Description||Authorized AssistanceFootnote 5|
|1||Diamond D-Jet Corporation||Single-engine, five-passenger jet aircraft||$19,600,000|
|2||Integran Technologies Inc.||Nanotechnology enabled tooling||$4,596,000|
|3||Magellan Aerospace Limited||Structural components for the F-35||$43,391,600|
|4||Héroux Devtek Inc.||Advanced landing gear technology||$26,964,430|
|5||Norsat International Inc.||Microwave, wireless and portable satellite technologies||$5,975,200|
|6||CMC Electronics Inc.||Integrated cockpit and communications system||$52,287,784|
|7||EMS Technologies Canada Ltd.||Next generation mobile satellite communications||$8,718,634|
|8||SkyWave Mobile Communications Inc.||Fleet management, shipping security||$3,127,200|
|9||CAE Inc.||Enhanced simulation technology||$250,000,000|
|10||Sputtek Inc.||Advanced protective coating technologies||$360,285|
|11||AXYS Technologies Inc.||Unifying data from monitoring and surveillance sources||$1,836,900|
|12||PCI Geomatics||Earth observation information extraction||$7,665,000|
|13||BelAir Networks Inc.||Radio technology with advanced security||$9,690,706|
|14||Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd.||Acoustic instrumentation for underwater security||$4,968,000|
|15||Integran Technologies Inc.||Cadmium replacement coatings||$276,284|
|16||Integran Technologies Inc.||Hard chrome alternative||$807,399|
|17||2154331 Canada Inc.||Flight simulation||$18,570,000|
|18||D-TA Systems Inc.||Advanced sensor processing||$1,790,140|
|19||ASCO Aerospace Canada Ltd.||Structural components for the F-35||$7,688,288|
|20||Pratt & Whitney Canada Corporation||Gas turbine engine applications||$300,000,000|
|21||Thales Canada Inc.||Fly-By-Wire flight control system||$12,988,800|
|22||FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.||Automated flight information reporting system||$1,967,507|
|23||Ultra Electronics Canada Inc.||Tactical high capacity radio||$32,447,400|
|24||Integran Technologies Inc.||Nanostructured alloys as an alternative to copper beryllium||$399,386|
|25||Engineering Services Inc. (ESI)||Intelligent security robot||$778,800|
|26||GasTOPS Ltd.||Oil systems diagnostics||$1,275,700|
|28||Héroux Devtek Inc.||Advanced landing gear technology||$48,957,693|
|29||Norsat International Inc.||Improvements to satellite terminals, microwave components and radio frequency antennas||$13,270,265|
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