CALL FOR PROPOSALS
OVIN has opened a call for proposals for the establishment of a new Regional Technology Development Site (RTDS) in Northern Ontario. This site will focus on battery and related technologies to Electric Vehicles (EVs), such as critical minerals.
The Northern RTDS will serve as a location to test, pilot and support the commercialization of technologies.
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.
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“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
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By harnessing Ontario’s automotive and smart mobility ecosystem — 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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Thales, Invision AI and MetroLinx Successfully Advance Autonomous Rail
September 30, 2021
Invision AI, a Toronto-based technology scale-up; Thales, a global leader in digital technologies; and Metrolinx, the regional transportation agency for the Province of Ontario, today announced the successful completion of the WinterTech Program, an 18-month collaboration to validate the functionality and reliability of a cutting edge rail-centric system providing enhanced situational awareness, safety enhancements and operational benefits, through all weather conditions.
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.
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