Type of Program:
The AV R&D Partnership Fund, Stream 1 supports projects related to the development and demonstration of technologies in the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (C/AV) sector in the following Priority Areas: mass light vehicles (e.g., 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.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to one-third of eligible project costs, for approved projects, up to a maximum of $100,000 over a maximum of 12 months, with the remainder contributed by Applicants and/or Partners.
When It Ends:
The applicant must be:
Project eligibility criteria:
SMEs may partner with other SMEs, national and multi-national enterprises (NEs and MNEs), publicly-funded post-secondary academic institutions, municipalities, indigenous communities, not-for-profit organizations. Partners for academic institution applicants can only be SMEs, NEs, or MNEs.
An SME may be an Applicant on only one AV R&D Partnership Fund or WinterTech Development Program project at a time.
Complete the client intake form
An OCI Business Development Manager (BD) will contact you to discuss the opportunity and assist you with developing your application.
Applicants must submit:
Other Things to Note:
- 1Stream 1 applications may be submitted at any time and are evaluated periodically.
- 2Ontario Centers of Excellence (OCE) changed name to Ontario Centers of Innovation (OCI).
Closed -> Refurbished under OVIN, Research and Development (R&D) Partnership Fund with 3 streams:
a) C/AV & Smart Mobility stream and WinterTech stream, both Closed for Applications until Fiscal Year 2022-2023.
b) EV stream - EOI submission deadline January 6, 2022 (passed).