ACCELERATOR 360°, WORKING TOGETHER TO REACH NEW MARKETS

SMEs in the aerospace sector face many challenges. In particular, they need to become more integrated in global supply chains, which means becoming bigger, stronger and more competitive. By listening to the needs and ideas of entrepreneurs through 100 company visits conducted by its team, Aéro Montréal has developed a customized initiative to respond to industry challenges. The Accelerator 360° is a fully integrated and flexible program designed to accelerate the growth of Québec SMEs in the aerospace sector.

A few numbers:

  • A $7.2M project, including $5M (private and public)
  • Helping 35 Québec aerospace SMEs reach their growth objectives

 

Why:

  • Assist business leaders in reviewing their strategic planning and find partners
  • Support the development of SMEs in international markets
  • Encourage strategic alliances and partnerships

 

How:

  • Through a structured approach, working with industry experts, encompassing support, training and responsiveness to business opportunities
  • Through access to a network of business leaders willing to collaborate and share their experiences
  • Through access to funding of up to 63% of eligible expenses

 

Who it’s for:

  • Leaders of Québec SMEs in the aerospace sector:

o Companies registered in Québec (NEQ)
o At least 30% of sales in aerospace
o Fewer than 500 employees in Québec

  • SMEs ready to collaborate and work in a group:

o It’s not necessary to be already in a group when enrolling in Accelerator 360°. The initiative will help you find business partners
o SMEs that are working in a group (≥ 2) access financing specific to their project

 

Expenses eligible for Accelerator 360° (overview):

  • Expert fees to structure a commercial bid that targets a new market internationally
  • Legal and fiscal-related expert fees (penetration of a new market, implementation of a partnership agreement, consolidation measures, etc.)
  • International representation fees on behalf of a group of SMEs (≥ 2)

 

CONTACT:

CHARLOTTE LARAMÉE, Director Growth Pillar
514 987-9398
charlotte.laramee@aeromontreal.ca

 

The companies in the first cohort of Accelerator 360 are:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The companies in the second cohort of Accelerator 360 are: