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Driving the future of automotive and mobility

As Ontario’s flagship initiative for the automotive and mobility sector, OVIN, the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network, is driving economic development and catalyzing a future that builds safer, cleaner, and more efficient transportation.

Programs Now Open

OVIN programs support the development and demonstration of automotive technologies and mobility solutions. We’re now accepting applications for all streams of the C/AV and EV R&D Partnership Funds, as well as Wintertech Development and Talent Development. 

Readying the future

Ontario has long been at the forefront of advanced automotive technologies and smart mobility innovation. With a century’s worth of expertise, world-renowned manufacturing and technological capabilities, and highly skilled talent, Ontario is unlocking the industry’s potential.

Helping companies succeed

“As a result of OVIN, Ontario is now a global leader in driving the future of automotive and mobility through the development of a model that leverages Ontario’s regional strengths and assets to support the commercialization of new technologies that will drive economic and social benefits in the province.”

– Grant Courville, VP, Products and Strategy, BlackBerry QNX

Explore Ontario’s ecosystem

By harnessing Ontario’s automotive, manufacturing, technology, and mining clusters — including a regional network of technology development sites, leading industry expertise, and more — start-ups, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and global leaders can tap into a wide range of resources, capabilities, and opportunities.

Latest News and Events

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    Ontario Building the Auto Manufacturing Workforce of the Future

    Ontario Building the Auto Manufacturing Workforce of the Future

    The RFW program aims to bridge the gap between students, of all ages, and the auto industry, while also focusing on reducing the stigma associated with careers in the skilled trades. Non-profit organizations, school boards and post-secondary institutions will receive up to $500,000 each to lead eight-month-long automotive-focused programs to at least 500 students. Each program is designed to address the unique needs of the region and the ages of the students. Programs can range from play-based learning for young children, to manufacturing, robotics, and mining workshops for older students.

    Read more: Ontario Building the Auto Manufacturing Workforce of the Future

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Learn more about Ontario’s thriving automotive and mobility landscape with the latest news, OVIN-led research, thought-leadership, reports and more.

Economic impact

Through OVIN, Ontario-based start-ups and SMEs are realizing economic benefits and contributing to economic growth and prosperity in the province.

*As of March 31, 2022







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OVIN’s programs are a key ingredient to driving the commercialization of automotive technology and smart mobility solutions. Find out which program best suits your needs.

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