Ontario Accelerating the Shift to Electrification through New OVIN R&D Partnership Fund Stream

OVIN dignitaries and Minister Fedeli

Through the new Advanced Charging and Vehicle-to-Grid Stream, the province will support Ontario-made innovations that strengthen Ontario’s position as a global leader in the EV transition This Press Release was originally published by the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) on February 22, 2024. Read the original news release here. (Toronto, ON—February 22) The Ontario Vehicle Innovation […]

Government of Canada supports establishment of two world-class automotive and mobility technology piloting sites

The image features Minister Victor Fedeli and Minister Filomena Tassi with other dignitaries at the Autoshow announcing the $8-million investment through OVIN.

With an $8-million Government of Canada investment, the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) will support over 40 companies as the sector moves towards zero-emissions and connected and autonomous technologies. This press release was originally published by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario on February 22, 2024. Read the original news release here. February […]

The Launch of OVIN Demonstration Zone

Members from Ovin, City of Vaughn, and City of Markham joined together for a press release photo.

Original Article, OVIN (Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network), July 25th, 2023. The Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) is launching the new OVIN Demonstration Zone in partnership with the City of Vaughan and the City of Markham. This new $7.3 million project includes $2.5 million in support from the Ontario government through OVIN and $1.4 million in combined funding […]

Driven by Mobility: How Autonomous Vehicles are Steering Towards the Future

Driven by Mobility: How Autonomous Vehicles are steering the future

The autonomous vehicle (AV) landscape is on the brink of a revolution, unfolding possibilities that extend far beyond transportation alone. With advancements in technology, the integration of AVs into our everyday life could reshape our societal fabric, touching upon aspects of workforce inclusion, economic growth, and sustainable city planning. At the Centre for Integrated Transportation […]

The Engineering Design Process: Taking your Innovation from Idea to Prototype

Neuronic Works is a partner of CITM

You’ve got a great idea and have done your due diligence. You’ve identified a problem that needs to be addressed, researched your competition, and gained a solid understanding of your target user’s profile. What next? Now begins the task of developing and designing your product and building a prototype. For advice, we turned to the […]

Cyberworks Robotics helps brings machines to life

Cyberworks Robotics PMV is deployed at Toronto hospital

Cyberworks makes self-driving robots out of regular pieces of equipment. Its wheelchairs are already roving the halls of Toronto General Hospital. Even as a child, Vivek Burhanpurkar wanted to do “the hardest thing possible.” With a love for technology inspired in part by R2-D2 in Star Wars, Burhanpurkar was determined to make at least one […]

Mohawk Leads Country in Industry Engagement in National Research Rankings

Original Article, Mohawk News Desk, January 27, 2022 Mohawk College retained its position as a top-10 research college in Canada and ranked first in Industry Research Income, according to national rankings released today. Reflecting the growth and success of IDEAWORKS, Mohawk’s applied research division, Mohawk has earned a top-10 position for its research activities in […]

Government of Canada Funds Forward-thinking Company Developing Smart Transit Technology to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Original News Release, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, November 29, 2021 Canada’s cleantech entrepreneurs are proving their power to take on today’s environmental challenges. Working in partnership with innovative companies, the Government of Canada is supporting the growth of a greener economy. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and […]

Microcredential Opportunities for the Automotive and Mobility Sector

As the automotive and mobility sector rapidly evolves, so too will the skills needed to support this transformation. Microcredentials hold the potential to rapidly upskill adult learners with very specific training needs in order to address skills gaps in new technologies or emergent advanced practices like electrification, advanced manufacturing processes, robotics, simulation, cybersecurity and lightweighting.

How Thermal Imaging Can Improve Autonomous Driving Sensory Systems

Original Research Article, B. Miethig and E. Huangfu, June 2021 For autonomous driving, thermal imaging sensors combined with convolutional neural networks can ably detect and classify objects, even when available data is limited. The field of autonomous driving has made considerable strides in the past decade with the advent of cost-effective sensors and improved computing […]

Government of Canada Invests in Hamilton-based Clean Automotive and Aerospace Hub

Original Article, Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, June 14, 2021 $10 million to establish McMaster University’s iHub to support more than 230 SMEs to commercialize new technologies for next-generation automotive and aerospace sectors The integration of advanced technology across the automotive and aerospace sectors is transforming the way we travel and transport goods, […]


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Original Article, vi-grade.com, April 21, 2021 VI-grade today announced that McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC) adopted the VI-grade STATIC Simulator, which has already been installed and commissioned at the university’s premises in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The new simulator is part of the MARCdrive lab and is applied for the development of automotive components and control […]