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  • Regional Future Workforce Program

    Increasing interest in career pathways in the automotive and mobility industry and to equip participants with the relevant skills needed to succeed in careers within the sector.

  • Survey: Help Ontario update the Goods and Service Manual

    The Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT) has created a questionnaire to collect your input on the latest terminology from the automotive supply chain. The terms you share will be used to update the Goods and Services Manual which assists applicants in compiling the statements of goods or services required to file a Canadian trademark application.

  • Eastern Ontario Joins Province’s EV Revolution with Game-Changing Battery Materials Manufacturing Investment

    KINGSTON — Umicore plans to make a $1.5 billion investment to build a first of its kind industrial scale cathode and precursor materials manufacturing plant, in eastern Ontario. This investment would support Ontario’s vision of building an end-to-end electric vehicle (EV) supply chain in the province and becoming a North American hub for building the cars of the future. Building the facility will provide employment for around 1,000 people in the construction phase and employment for several hundred in operations.

  • Future of Cities Call for Solutions

    Communitech and the Future of Cities 2022 partners have teamed up with 20+ municipalities from across Canada to identify the top challenges faced by our cities. Now, we’re looking for homegrown tech companies that can deliver solutions to one or more of the issues. If you are a Canadian tech company with a solution relevant to the challenges below, apply today.

  • OVIN issues RFP for Upskilling Platform to support Ontario’s auto workforce

    To meet workforce needs and to support economic recovery, OVIN is proposing the development of a made-in-Ontario Upskilling Platform for the automotive and mobility sector. This tool would support Ontario’s automotive and mobility talent pool in developing and building on new and existing skills that would support their growth in the workforce. Proposals are due August 8, 2022 at 12pm EDT. Read the full RFP on OCI’s website.

  • 5th Annual Canada’s Innovation Corridor Summit: Transition to Net Zero

    Canada’s Innovation Corridor Summit (CICS) is an annual one-day event designed to fuel regional connectivity and collaboration within Canada’s Innovation Corridor. Under the theme Transition to Net-Zero, the 5th Annual CICS will bring together key decision-makers to discuss the challenges and opportunities that decarbonization will bring for industry, infrastructure, transportation, and research within the corridor. We invite you to join us as we inform and drive regional transformational actions that shape the corridor’s future as a world-class region measured by talent, productivity and quality of life.

  • Preparing for the Future of Autonomous Delivery Robots

    Automated mobile robots, especially delivery robots, promise benefits and raise fears. They will change how we share public space. Join Bern Grush from the Urban Robotics Foundation to learn about the opportunities and challenges of automated mobile robots deployed in municipally-managed spaces for things such as sidewalk and street maintenance and of course package and food delivery. Learn about the developments so far, the developments expected, and potential behaviours that could be regulated in a way that could improve urban livability including our pedestrian spaces.

  • World Creativity & Innovation Day (#WCID)

    21 years ago in Toronto, Canadian founder Marci Segal launched World Creativity & Innovation Day (#WCID) with an inspiring mandate: “to remind and encourage people to use their creativity to make the world a better place and to make their place in the world better too”.

  • Rogers and OVIN Launch 5G Transportation Challenge

    Rogers Communications and the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) have launched a 5G challenge for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that operate in Ontario to accelerate innovation in the automotive sector.

  • Talent Development – Internships

    Looking to build a future in automotive and mobility? We support students and recent graduates in Ontario to apply their expertise to industry problems, and gain real-world experience.

  • R&D Partnership Fund – Electric Vehicle (EV): Stream 2

    Receive co-investment of up to $1,000,000 toward the development, testing and validation of electric vehicle (EV) and battery-focused technologies.

  • R&D Partnership Fund – Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (C/AV) & Smart Mobility: Stream 2

    Receive co-investment of up to $100,000 toward the development and demonstration of your project.