Downsview Aerospace Innovation & Research (DAIR)

Organizational focus: Downsview Aerospace Innovation and Research (DAIR) is dedicated to driving innovation and collaboration in the aerospace sector.

Who they are: Based at Downsview Park in Toronto, DAIR serves as a hub for aerospace research and development, bringing together academics, companies, research organizations, and government stakeholders to advance Canada’s aerospace industry globally. It boasts multiple academic members, including Centennial College, The University of Toronto’s Institute for Aerospace Studies, McMaster University, Toronto Metropolitan University, York University, and Queen’s University.

What they offer: DAIR provides access to cutting-edge facilities, including aircraft hangars and specialized labs for electrical, avionics, structural components, robotics, and more. Additionally, it offers project funding, skills training, and mentorship through initiatives tailored for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).


Downsview Aerospace Innovation and Research
65 Carl Hall Rd
North York, ON
M3K 2C1

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Published: April 17, 2024

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