Driving the future of automotive and mobility

As Ontario’s flagship initiative on automotive and smart mobility technologies, AVIN is driving economic development and catalyzing a future that builds safer, faster and more efficient transportation.

Ontario talent, technology and innovation

Readying the future

Ontario has long been at the forefront of automotive technology and 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.

Helping companies succeed

“As a result of AVIN, 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

Explore Ontario’s ecosystem

By harnessing Ontario’s automotive and mobility ecosystem — including regionally located technology development sites, demonstration and testing zones, 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.

Join us on social media

Join us in partnership with @BLGLaw for a webinar with investors and experts to discuss the financing options available for startups. #AVIN #Automotive #Transporation #Mobility

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In the latest #AVIN report, we present recovery insights that can help companies, especially the small- and medium-sized ones, navigate the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic

https://oce-ontario.org/docs/default-source/publications/avin_quarterly-specialized-report_june-2020.pdf?sfvrsn=2

Latest News and Events

News
Otto Motors, Ontario-based maker of autonomous vehicles for factories, raises US$29-million

Otto Motors, Ontario-based maker of autonomous vehicles for factories, raises US$29-million

June 1, 2020

Otto Motors, a division of Clearpath Robotics Inc., builds squat but agile battery-powered, pallet-sized vehicles that autonomously transport loads of as much as 1,500 kilograms at two metres per second to assembly lines.

Reports
The Auto Sector and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Recovery Support and Opportunities

The Auto Sector and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Recovery Support and Opportunities

June 23, 2020

This report presents recovery insights that can help companies navigate the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic, and highlights some of the economic support programs offered by the Governments of Ontario and Canada to assist businesses counter the economic impacts of COVID-19. The report also discusses some of the opportunities that have been brought by and for the auto and mobility sector in Ontario and worldwide amid the pandemic.

Events
Raising Financing during Turbulent Times – a Webinar Series

Raising Financing during Turbulent Times – a Webinar Series

June 18 @ 11:00 am

The first webinar in the series discusses the financing options available to start-up and pre-seed companies. Speaking with our panel of guests, we will outline funding strategies and explore opportun...

Ontario’s thriving automotive and mobility landscape

Insights

Learn more about Ontario’s thriving automotive and mobility landscape with the latest news, AVIN-led research, thought-leadership, reports and more.

Economic impact

Through AVIN, Ontario-based start-ups and SMEs are realizing economic benefits and contributing to economic growth and prosperity in the province.

192

JOBS CREATED
OR RETAINED*

$3.6M

IN REVENUE GROWTH*

108

NEW START-UPS SUPPORTED*

*As of March 2019

Apply for programs

AVIN’s five programs are a key ingredient to driving the commercialization of automotive technology and smart mobility solutions. Find out which program best suits your needs.

Apply for AVIN programs

Connect

Meet our team and collaborate with Ontario’s network of experts, innovators and entrepreneurs through social media and ongoing events.