Ontario’s Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) - Stream 2: R&D Partnership Fund - Electric Vehicle (EV)


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 - Electric Vehicle (EV) – Stream 2 Program supports projects related to the development and demonstration of technologies in electric vehicles (EV) and battery manufacturing 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
  • Charging infrastructure
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Transit-supportive systems and vehicles

Examples of EV and battery-focused technologies, and other EV related technologies:

  • Light weighting
  • Electrified powertrains, electric motors, transmission systems, battery management systems
  • EV batteries, battery materials and chemistry, component manufacturing processes
  • Charging systems and EV fleet management technologies
  • Hydrogen and alternative fuel cell EVs
  • Electric micro-mobility
External Deadline: 
Friday, June 3, 2022
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