2018

CRIAQ’s RDV Forum (formerly known as the Research Forum), with 650 participants and over 65 project ideas presented.

2017

CRIAQ marks its 15th anniversary with a new logo and a redesign of its branding

2016

8th Research Forum, with 730 participants (not counting participants attending other inaugural CARIC forums).

Marc St-Hilaire is appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.

2014

CRIAQ launches its 100th research project.

7th Research Forum, with 1,300 participants.

Launch of the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC), inspired by CRIAQ.

CRIAQ is placed in charge of managing CARIC.
Denis Faubert is appointed President and CEO of both CRIAQ and CARIC.

2012

6th Research Forum, with 700 participants. CRIAQ celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Walter Di Bartolomeo is appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors
Emerson Report recommends support for collaborative projects and research.
Launch of CRIAQ’s Web community, the Aero-Collaboration Portal.

2010

5th Research Forum, with 395 participants.
Clément Fortin is appointed President and CEO.
François Caza is appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.

2009

CRIAQ is placed in charge of managing the Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN).

2008

4th Research Forum, with 290 participants.

2007

CRIAQ’s 5th anniversary.
Support from the Ministère du Développement économique, de l’Innovation et de l’Exportation (MDEIE), former Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation

2006

3rd Research Forum, with 225 participants.
Kick-off of collaborative projects with India.

2004

2nd Research Forum, with 180 participants.
Addition of NSERC as an important funding partner.

2003

CRIAQ is officially launched.
André Bazergui takes over as President and CEO.

2002

1st Research Forum, with 120 participants.
Formation of the first board of directors and the first executive committee.

2001

CRIAQ is incorporated. Formation of the first board of directors and the first executive committee under the chairmanship of John Holding. Serge Tremblay is appointed CEO.

2000

Premiers jalons pour lancer le consortium par Jean Nicolas et François Charron de l’Université de Sherbrooke, avec l’appui d’Hany Moustapha de Pratt & Whitney Canada.