Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN): Stream 2: Research and Development (R&D) Partnership Fund – C/AV & Smart Mobility


Eligible Applicants

  • Applicants are Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) defined as having fewer than 500 global, full-time employees.
  • Applicants are required to have operations in Ontario and carry out their project in Ontario.

Eligible partners

  • Small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
  • National and multinational enterprises (NEs and MNEs)
  • Academic institutions (as clients only)
  • Municipalities
  • Indigenous communities
  • Not-for-profit organizations representing industry
  • Crown Corporations
  • Transit Authorities
How to Apply: 

The R&D Partnership Fund – C/AV and Smart Mobility – Stream 2 Program supports projects related to the development, testing, validation, and demonstration of connected and autonomous vehicle (C/AV) and smart mobility technologies in the following priority areas:

  • Mass light vehicles, such as cars, trucks, and vans
  • Heavy duty vehicles, including commercial vehicles, trucks, buses, recreational vehicles (RVs), and others used for goods movement
  • Transportation infrastructure
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Transit-supportive systems and vehicles
External Deadline: 
Thursday, June 20, 2024
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