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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

  • Reports

    Leading the Charge: Ontario’s Leadership in EV Charging Innovation

    Leading the Charge: Ontario’s Leadership in EV Charging Innovation

    The electric vehicle (EV) charging industry has expanded rapidly in recent years, along with global ambitions to decarbonize the transport sector. EV chargers are essential to the development of the EV market – without sufficient charging infrastructure, the electrification of transport would not be able to keep pace with demand. This global expansion is pushing technological innovations, with EV charging organizations exploring opportunities for faster charging, wireless charging, and smart charging, and looking at how charging solutions can unlock opportunities for the sector.

    Read more: Leading the Charge: Ontario’s Leadership in EV Charging Innovation

Introduction to Critical Minerals: Ontario's Unique Position


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







Apply for programs

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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