Created in 1993, the CTA is a college center for the transfer of technology (CCTT) affiliated to the cégep Édouard-Montpetit and located on the CEGEP’s École nationale d'aérotechnique (ÉNA) campus. The CTA's mission is to support the aerospace industry to make it more competitive. Each year, with a budget of $4.5 million, the CTA handles more than 200 projects.
In recent years, the industrial activities of the CTA have been in constant progression thanks to its team of more than 60 specialists. The Center is recognized today for its complementarity with the various actors in the field of research and technology transfer in the aerospace industry.
The non-profit organization is incorporated under Part III of the Quebec Companies Act and is governed by a board of directors.