LOOKNorth is a C-CORE national Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research, established under the federal Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program and supported by an extensive network of industry and academic partners.

We advance the commercialization of Canadian remote sensing innovations onto the world stage, advance Northern capacity to implement remote sensing technologies for Northerner’s needs and ensure sustainability by generating revenues with our partners.

The Centre’s strategic focus is:

  • fostering innovation in remote sensing technologies and applications
  • working with Canada’s leading satellite SMEs to define and successfully execute missions relevant to industry and communities
  • supporting Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) sector in advancing beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) operations
  • working with stakeholders in Canada’s Northern Communities to help build capacity in remote sensing technologies/services
  • delivering innovative Canadian remote sensing services