Akaer won the National Innovation Award, 2018/2019 edition, in the “Product Innovation” and “Organizational Innovation” category, in the Medium Enterprise modality. The Award is an Entrepreneurial Mobilization for Innovation (MEI, Mobilização Empresarial pela Inovação) initiative, carried out by the National Industry Confederation (CNI, Confederação Nacional da Indústria) and the Brazilian Micro and Small Business Support Service (SEBRAE, Serviço Brasileiro de Apoio às Micro e Pequenas Empresas).

The eighth edition of the Brazilian-Swedish Workshop in Aeronautics hopes to expand its cooperation projects between the countries.

CISB has another new member: Suzano S.A., a company resulting from the merger between Suzano Papel e Celulose and Fibria. The organization is already recognized as a global leader in the eucalyptus pulp production, and is one of the largest paper manufacturers in Latin America.

In March, the Swedish Aeronautical Research Center (SARC) held its first initiative in Brazil, a five-day course on aircraft design, taught by the engineer Daniel P. Raymer and which had a total of 25 Brazilian participants and 25 Swedish participants.

In 2015, Saab announced the selection of AEL as the new supplier in Brazil and both also signed a contract for the transfer of technology. AEL was selected to provide the Wide Area Display (WAD), the Head-Up Display (HUD) and the Helmet Mounted Display (HMD), which will be integrated into the Brazilian Gripen, as part of the F-X2 contract.