FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 11, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Aéro Montréal, Quebec's aerospace cluster, signed a framework agreement on
collaboration with Pégase, the aerospace cluster of the
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, during the Farnborough International
Suzanne M. Benoît, Aéro Montréal's President, welcomed the initiative
saying it will provide numerous benefits to Québec's aerospace
industry. "We strongly believe in the potential of exchanges of
information about our sector's challenges and best practices,
especially as they relate to the development of business opportunities
and joint research projects," she said.
"The signing of this collaboration agreement once again demonstrates the
leadership and pro-activity of Québec's aerospace industry," added Sam
Hamad, Québec Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export
Trade. "It represents a new opportunity to share expertise and best
practices by strengthening ties with a competitive cluster in our
"We are very pleased to announce this collaborative agreement with Aéro
Montréal. We firmly believe in the mutual benefits of this
collaborative approach, which will allow us to develop relationships
that will benefit both our organizations," said Jean-Yves Longère, CEO
of Pôle Pégase.
This agreement involves the exchange of information on the needs and
expectations of members of both organizations. It also provides
reciprocal support for research projects and the sharing of best
practices for optimizing the supply chain and human resources. This is
the second agreement entered into by Aéro Montréal with a French
competitiveness cluster after Aerospace Valley in 2007.
About Aéro Montréal
Aéro Montréal, Québec's aerospace cluster, is a strategic think tank
that groups all the major decision makers in Québec's aerospace sector,
including companies, educational and research institutions,
associations and unions.
Aéro Montréal's mission is to mobilize industry players around common
goals and concerted actions to increase the cohesion and optimize
competitiveness of Québec's aerospace cluster. It aims to foster the
growth and expansion of the cluster so as to ensure that it may
continue to create wealth for Montréal, Québec and Canada. To find out
more about Aéro Montréal, visit www.aeromontreal.ca.
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