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.
Ontario’s 2021 Budget announced further support for the auto sector by investing $56.4 million over the next four years to build on the successful elements of Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN) and create the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN). OVIN’s expanded mandate will help foster the next generation of electric, connected, and autonomous vehicle and mobility technologies in Ontario.
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.
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Latest News and Events
World Creativity & Innovation Day (#WCID)
April 21, 2022
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”.
Toward a Green Mobility Future: Drivers for Growth and Ontario’s Strengths
December 8, 2021
As Ontario looks to transition to a more sustainable future, the province is working diligently on leveraging its resources to accelerate EV development and adoption in the province. This report also sheds light on the major strengths of Ontario as a global leader and partner toward reaching a green mobility future. Thanks to these numerous strengths, the world has been eyeing the province as a leading jurisdiction to partner with, learn from, and in which to establish businesses.
Reuters Mobility 2021
October 26, 2021 @ 8:00 am
Reuters Events Mobility 2021 A sustainable and connected blueprint for zero emission mobility Reuters Events Mobility connects the leading federal, state city and transit leadership with the C-S...
Learn more about Ontario’s thriving automotive and mobility landscape with the latest news, OVIN-led research, thought-leadership, reports and more.
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, 2021
JOBS CREATED AND/OR RETAINED*
IN REVENUE GROWTH CATALYZED FOR ONTARIO SMEs
ONTARIO SMEs SUPPORTED*
*As of March 31, 2021
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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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