Aerospace: a strategic partnership for Québec and Ohio
The signing of the CRIAQ-Aéro Montréal-Ohio Aerospace Institute agreement Standing: Rainer Kunau, Consulate General of Canada, Detroit; Thomas E. Moore, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce; Gilles Labbé, President, Aéro Montréal; and Éric Marquis, Québec Government Representative in Chicago. Seated: Clément Fortin, CEO, CRIAQ; Suzanne Benoît, CEO, Aéro Montréal; and Michael Heil, CEO, Ohio Aerospace Institute (Photo: Aéro Montréal).
Aéro Montréal, Québec’s aerospace cluster, and the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Québec (CRIAQ), signed two major strategic cooperation agreements in September with the Ohio Aerospace Institute. Since it was actively involved in reaching these agreements, the Québec Government Office in Chicago was represented at the signing by Éric Marquis, who assisted in initiating these new partnerships.
About the Summit
The Aerospace Global Supply Chain Summit was organized by Aéro Montréal in conjunction with the Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN). It discussed the latest innovations in the unmanned aerial systems sector, which includes many outstanding Québec companies. Over 300 participants, including around fifty American businesses and research institutions, attended the Summit.
Québec Government Office in Chicago
Ohio Aerospace Institute