Accelerating Innovation in Smart Mobility and Smart Infrastructure

The Centre for Integrated Transportation and Mobility (CITM) recruits, develops, and supports start-ups and small and medium enterprise (SME) clients seeking to develop technology, products, and solutions in the connected and autonomous transportation and mobility sector.

Strategically located in Hamilton, Ontario, CITM is an integral part of the Innovation Factory (IF), and one of six Regional Technology Development Sites (RTDS) belonging to the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN).

Our Mandate

Recruit, cultivate, and support clients developing connected and autonomous vehicle and smart infrastructure solutions

Build an ecosystem of technology, industry, education, and government partnerships

Invest in smart infrastructure and test environments to facilitate real-world research, development, and validation

Areas of Focus

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Connected & Autonomous Technology

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Smart City & Infrastructure

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Integrated Transportation & Mobility

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Mobility as a Service

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Transportation as a Service

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Human & Societal Impact

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The Innovation Factory is a non-profit business accelerator that provides entrepreneurs business services, training, mentorship, and strategic connections to build, launch, and grow their business.

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The Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network brings together industry, academia, and governments to capitalize on the economic opportunities of connected and autonomous vehicles within Ontario.


Each Regional Technology Development Site focuses on a unique aspect of the automotive and smart-mobility sector, such as hardware, security, data analytics, and more. These sites offer clients access to physical space, tools and resources, as well as business and technical advisory support.

Waterloo – High-definition (HD) 3D Mapping and Localization

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Hamilton – Multi-modal and Integrated Mobility

Ottawa – Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) Communications

Toronto – Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Durham – Human Machine Interface (HMI) and User Experience

Windsor – Cross-Border Technologies and Cybersecurity