Artificial Intelligence, Real Impact: How Canada can leverage domestic excellence in AI

Alessandra Jenkins explores Canada’s AI innovation infrastructure, challenges for industry engagement with government, and opportunities for the Canadian government to leverage AI across a variety of functions and services. Read more.

Getting Ahead of the Curve: Operational Insights at the Dawn of the Fifth-Gen Fighter Era

By Steve Ganyard (Colonel, USMC, Ret.), David “Chip” Berke (LtCol, USMC, Ret.). Read More.

Think Bigger: Large Unmanned Systems and the Next Major Shift in Aviation

A study co-authored with AIA shows large UAS represent a cornerstone of future aviation, changing the nature of travel, technology and transport, and the economies surrounding those markets. Read More.

See the Future: Narrative-Driven Defense Innovation and Insight

Future narratives have new relevance as conventional foresight and analysis frequently cannot capture the impact of proliferating defense-applicable civilian technology, newly empowered actors & entities, and profound demographic & societal changes. Read More.

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Avascent is the leading strategy and management consulting firm serving clients operating in aerospace, defense and other government-driven markets. Working with corporate leaders and financial investors, Avascent delivers sophisticated, fact-based solutions in the areas of strategic growth, value capture, and mergers and acquisition support.

Avascent serves a diverse range of clients, from top-tier defense and aerospace leaders to healthcare providers, as well as energy markets, information technology, and services firms. This breadth of experience gives us unique insights into the dynamics of today’s global defense, security, and government markets, helping us to frame the challenges and opportunities available to our clients with unmatched acuity. With deep sector expertise, analytically rigorous consulting methodologies, and a uniquely flexible service model, Avascent provides clients with the insights and advice they need to succeed in dynamic customer environments.