Stories

 

Read success stories about NRC research, and how our work contributes to the success of our clients and partners.

 

- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Aerospace
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing, Robotics & Automation, Robotics

- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Aerospace
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing, Robotics & Automation, Robotics

- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Aerospace
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing, Robotics & Automation, Robotics
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Aerospace
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing, Robotics & Automation, Robotics
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has a long tradition of working with Canadian athletes to help them achieve their best in international competitive sports, including the Winter and Summer Olympics, and the Paralympics. For 50 years, NRC researchers have worked with athletes from many sports to help them test their equipment and optimize their aerodynamic positions so they are more efficient in their technique, thus making them go faster.
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Aerospace
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing, Robotics & Automation, Robotics
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Aerospace
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing, Robotics & Automation, Robotics
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Aerospace
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing, Robotics & Automation, Robotics
The NRC has developed a one-of-a-kind, in-situ rotating ice adhesion rig, where researchers are able to measure the adhesion properties of ice to various icephobic coatings in controlled and repeatable conditions. Innovators creating these ice-resistant veneers see their potential application on drones as a match made in heaven, as UAVs’ limited onboard power and payload means a passive ice-prevention method is preferable.
The group that worked on project standing in front of National Research Council's Falcon 20 airplane. The group includes students, National Research Council researchers, and members of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space Canada.

- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Aerospace
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing, Robotics & Automation, Robotics
Youth from across Canada got a helping hand to explore their aerospace research skills as they took flight over Ottawa airspace in July 2017 in the first Canadian microgravity research competition for students.
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- Paris, France 

Research Centre: Aerospace
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing, Robotics & Automation, Robotics
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- Paris, France 

Research Centre: Aerospace
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing, Robotics & Automation, Robotics