Waterloo’s OTTO Motors provides autonomous mobile robots for material handling inside manufacturing facilities and warehouses.
How Academic-Industry Collaboration Maximizes Innovation
Minister of Economic Development,
Job Creation and Trade
“Ontario is proudly home to one of the most dynamic and collaborative innovation ecosystems in the world. Our government is committed to working together with ecosystem partners, businesses and academic institutions to create the right conditions to spur new innovations, expand our opportunities, and create good jobs in Ontario. OCI’s efforts have nurtured invaluable partnerships and collaborations, contributing to the growth and future success of our province.”
Next Generation Network Program (NGNP)
Market Readiness (MR)
Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP)
TalentEdge Internship Program (TIP) – NGNP
Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN)
Ottawa-based Arvizio is on a mission to deliver the next generation of mixed reality team collaboration and visualization technology, remotely and in real time, to a wide range of markets.
Ontario’s Ministry of Health works with community laboratories across the province, and the Ontario Centre of Innovation (OCI), to continuously improve patient outcomes and enhance the patient experience. This work occurs through an initiative called the New Tests and Technology Fund (NTTF).
For the past three decades the Ontario Centre of Innovation (OCI) has played a key role in the innovation ecosystem, from catalyzing innovation through programming and supporting industry-academic partnerships to connecting players across the province, with the vision of increasing prosperity through innovation.
The 2022-2026 Accelerating Job Creation through Innovation Strategic Plan builds on the close partnership with industry, academia, and government – harnessing the potential of Ontario’s innovators and driving tangible economic outcomes – to catalyze the creation and retention of tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in private sector investments in innovation.
Quantum Industry Canada (QIC) and the Ontario Centre of Innovation (OCI) are excited to announce a new partnership to accelerate the development, commercialization, and adoption of quantum technologies in Canada.