Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) – TalentEdge Fellowship Program (TFP) Stream

By mmuise
Description:

The TalentEdge Fellowship Program (TFP) stream of Ontario’s Vehicle Innovation (OVIN) program provides support for PhD graduates and post-doctoral fellows, to work on industry-driven research and development projects related to automotive and smart mobility technology such as Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (C/AV) technologies, Electric Vehicles (EV), battery technologies,


Comments on Funding:

Each twelve-month fellowship is valued at $85,000. Funding is $35,000 from OCI and $50,000 from the company ($25,000 cash plus $25,000 in-kind).

OCI funding is $35,000 per 12-month unit for eligible project costs, up to maximum of $70,000 (2 units).

Company-based fellows must receive a minimum cash compensation of $60,000 per year of the $85,000. Institution-based fellows must receive a minimum cash compensation of $52,500 per year of the $85,000. The remainder may be used for direct project costs.

Deadline: Rolling deadline
Eligibility:

Applicants must be:

  • a principal investigator from the post-secondary institution (institution-based fellowships) and must have an eligible company as the contributing Industry Partner. Fellows must spend a significant portion of their time on-site or in the field with the company. OR
  • a for-profit company (company-based fellowships), incorporated in Ontario or Canada that:
    a) has a valid CRA business number ;
    b) is using or developing technology-based innovation related to automotive and smart mobility technology such as Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (C/AV) technologies, Electric Vehicles (EV), battery technologies,
Application Steps:

1. Applicants must submit a Client Intake Form

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. the Client Intake Form

Other Things to Note:

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mmuise