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.
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.
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Latest News and Events
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.
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.
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...
Learn more about Ontario’s thriving automotive and mobility landscape with the latest news, AVIN-led research, thought-leadership, reports and more.
Through AVIN, Ontario-based start-ups and SMEs are realizing economic benefits and contributing to economic growth and prosperity in the province.
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NEW START-UPS SUPPORTED*
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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.
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