Projects funded to date
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- Program summary
- Program details and criteria
- Projects funded to date through the Automotive Supplier Innovation Program
- How to apply
- Datec Coating Corporation—up to $1.3 million to develop technologies that will improve heating systems for vehicle cabins, lithium ion batteries and automotive engine fluids.
- Tyromer Inc.—up to $3.4 million to recycle scrap rubber for use in automotive windows and door seals.
- Eurospec Manufacturing Inc.—up to $1.7 million to develop a best in class automotive seat adjustment mechanism.
- Loop Energy Inc.—up to $787,000 to prototype a fuel cell stack that generates more power density using its eFlow® technology.
- TM4 Inc.—up to $4 million to develop a low cost and high performance electric engine for light duty trucks.
- Advanced Technology Emission Solutions Inc.—up to $272,000 to develop a catalytic converter designed to reduce greenhouse gas tailpipe emissions.
- Nemak of Canada Corporation—up to $3 million, in partnership with Arbec Tool and Machine Ltd, to support the development of engine blocks made of lightweight aluminum.
- Nano One Materials Corp.—up to $1,950,922 to support the development of electric vehicle battery technology.
- Bluewrist Inc.—up to $821,445 to develop an innovative scanning inspection system that will be five times faster than existing technologies.
- Smarter Alloys Inc.—up to $1,121,000 to develop advanced alloys that can retake their shape for use in mechanisms such as grill shutters and door latches.
- A.P. Plasman, a Division of Plasman Group—up to $366,688 to develop 3D-printed measurement tools to replace its current steel-machined fixtures.
- Invotek Electronics Inc.—up to $412,025 to develop an innovative radar system for cars.
- Pravala Car—up to $9,742,500 to develop a platform that provides reliable and uninterrupted network connectivity to vehicles.
- Exco Technologies—up to $4,588,000 to make large high-pressure die-cast moulds for powertrain and structural parts using less steel, reducing waste and enabling faster production of these automotive components.
- Verbom—up to $2,627,278 to develop its process used in forming complex aluminum body panels and parts reducing overall vehicle fuel consumption.
- The Electromac Group—up to $1,478,500 to develop an innovative prototype and process to use hot stamping technology in the production of small components that are stronger and lighter.
- Axiom Plastics—up to $880,571 to produce a new hybrid plastic/fabric vehicle component which will be lighter than current applications and will provide increased noise and emissions reduction.
- Moj.io—up to $260,000 to develop cloud-connected solutions to improve driver connectivity.
- Landau Gage—up to $120,883 to reduce measurement and inspection time of automotive drive train products with their unique laser measurement technology.
- Novo Plastics—up to $850,000 to create a plastic muffler, which will be lighter than traditional mufflers.
- Palcam Technologies Ltd.—up to $1,847,500 to develop new technologies that improve the effectiveness and reliability of aluminum die casting.
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