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.

SADI Project Portfolio
Status # of Projects Authorized
Assistance
($)
Disbursements
($)
Repayments
($)
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
InactiveFootnote 4 4 48,220,991 26,898,859 6,162,957

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 Projects by Firm Size (#)

SADI Projects by Firm Size (#)
Description of SADI Projects by Firm Size (#)
SADI Projects by Firm Size (#)
Small Firms Medium Firms Large Firms
13 9 7

SADI Projects by Firm Size (%)

SADI Authorized Assistance by Firm size (%)
Description of SADI Projects by Firm Size (%)
SADI Projects by Firm Size (%)
Small Firms Medium Firms Large Firms
5% 12% 83%

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 Projects by Sectors
(#)

SADI Projects by Sectors (#)
Description of SADI Projects by Sectors
(#)
SADI Projects by Firm Size
(#)
Aerospace Defence Space Security
13 11 3 2

SADI Authorized Assistance by Sectors (%)

SADI Authorized Assistance by Firm size (%)
Description of SADI Authorized Assistance by Sectors (%)
SADI Authorized Assistance by Sectors
(%)
Aerospace Defence Space Security
84.4 12.3 3.0 0.3

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.
 
SADI Portfolio 2007-2013
Company Project Description Authorized AssistanceFootnote 5
2007–2008
1 Diamond D-Jet Corporation Single-engine, five-passenger jet aircraft $19,600,000
2008–2009
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
2009–2010
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
2010–2011
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
2011–2012
24 Integran Technologies Inc. Nanostructured alloys as an alternative to copper beryllium $399,386
2012–2013
25 Engineering Services Inc. (ESI) Intelligent security robot $778,800
26 GasTOPS Ltd. Oil systems diagnostics $1,275,700
27 NGRAIN 3D tools $9,500,000
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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