Since 2009, we’ve built a portfolio of over 35 R&D projects to reduce the environmental impact of a new generation of engines, structures and systems by the aerospace industry.
The GARDN community brings together more than 50 companies, universities, colleges and research centres from the Canadian aviation industry that collaborate on green projects.
A glance at GARDN news
The Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN), SkyNRG, Waterfall Group and Vancouver Airport Authority today announced the launch of BioPortYVR, an industry-led project to increase the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). BioPortYVR supports...
SAF Talk is a key event to help the decarbonization of air travel. These two days will get together all the stakeholders all along the SAF supply chain to exchange their ideas, opinions and expertise through engagement in discussion groups, roundtables, workshops and...
researchers from industry and academia
in total value in terms of completed and ongoing projects.
FINAL REPORT - PROJECT ATM
The objective of the ATM project was to assess the potential for biofuel production using the technology
of thermochemical liquefaction and woody biomass as raw material.
GREENER CANADIAN AEROSPACE
A LOOK TOWARD 2030
Cette étude a permis d'évaluer, de façon normalisée et en fonction de certains paramètres environnementaux pertinents, les avantages environnementaux potentiels des technologies développées dans le cadre des projets GARDN.
GARDN PROJECT REPORT - CAAFCER
In 2017, NRC initiated the GARDN CAAFCER project, Civil Aviation Alternate Fuels Contrails and Emissions Research, in collaboration with Air Canada, The Waterfall Group, The University of Alberta, SkyNRG and The Boeing Company, with the scientific objective of comparing the characteristics of persistent traces formed by petroleum jet fuel and biofuel.
GARDN PROJECT REPORT - WG21
4 reports summarizing the work done by GARDN.
GARDN PROJECT REPORT- NEC21
Assessment of potential Technological Maturity Pathways for the Production of Bioreactors from Forest Residues (Summary Only)
GARDN PROJECT REPORT - OPT21
Comparison of the acoustic signature between a Cessna L19/0-1 Bird dog and an electric propulsion system.
2018-2019 ANNUAL REPORT
Discover our latest Annual report.
GARDN'S WHITE PAPER
Discover our latest White paper : "Sustainable Aviation Fuels : a Canadian perspective"
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