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A network for green aviation

GARDN contributes to the competitiveness of Canada’s aerospace sector by supporting collaborative R&D projects that will reduce its environmental footprint.

Our projects

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.

Our members

The GARDN community brings together more than 50 companies, universities, colleges and research centres from the Canadian aviation industry that collaborate on green projects.

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A glance at GARDN news

SAF Talk by GARDN and SAF Community

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...

developed prototypes

ongoing projects

researchers from industry and academia

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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"
To access the entire file, you have to create an account on the SAF Community plateform (mandatory)
https://safcommunity.org/page/white-paper