Disclosure of grants and contributions awards

Fiscal Year 2011-2012

4th quarter

Recipient Name:HEC Montreal
Location:Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Purpose:The Research component of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Class Grant and Contribution Program to support Research, Awareness and Learning in Space Science and Technology provides financial support to organizations to conduct space related research and development in priority areas. It will support targeted knowledge development and innovation to sustain and enhance the Canadian capacity to use space to address national needs and priorities in the future. The Announcement of Opportunity “ Capacity Building in SS&T – Clusters Pilots” aims to contribute to the development of Future Canadian Space Capacity in order to attract, sustain and enhance the nation's critical mass of Canadian space specialists, foster Canadian space innovation, and preserve the capability of the nation space-related facilities. More specifically, this project entitled “Measure of the Impacts for the Economy and Society of the Investments in the Expertise in Space in Canada” has the objective (s): To develop and set-up a system of measuring tools and processes to benchmark and quantify for future reference the economic, technological and societal impacts of the investment in the spatial expertise in Canada.
Comments:Payment of the grant will be made as follows: Year 1 - 147,417$, Year 2 - 147,417$ and Year 3- 147,417$.