Communitech – AVIN Ventures at Communitech (2021)

Description:

This program provides Ontario-based startups and scale-ups using HD mapping technologies up to $50,000 in funding with a 1:1.5 match thanks to the Autonomous Vehicle Integration Network (AVIN).

There are 3 application streams:

  1. Self-Healing Maps,

  2. Smart Cities and Mobility,

  3. Open call for other project applications.,

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to $50,000 with a 1:1.5 match.

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • be Ontario-based incorporated startups or scale-ups (under 500 employees);
  • have not received previous financial support through the AVIN Ventures at Communitech program;
  • be currently using or have identified future opportunities to use mapping technology and data driven maps in products or services;
  • plan to use the program for product development, sourcing first customers and solving real business needs (support is not eligible for use for marketing and/or sales activities);
  • have registered for the AVIN program with the Waterloo Regional Technology Development Zone: AVIN Registration. Select Regional Technology Development Zone under “participation type” and select Waterloo.

Applications Steps:

Other Things to Note:

Open for Applications (accepted at any time).The AVIN Waterloo Ventures Program is offered through the Ontario Centres of Innovation (OCI) RTDS partners: Communitech, University of Waterloo WatCAR and the Waterloo Economic Development Corporation.

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