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Connected Vehicle/Autonomous Vehicle (CVAV) Call for proposals

OCE is currently accepting VIP I applications to the Connected Vehicle/Autonomous Vehicle (CVAV) Research Program for Road Vehicles.

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    UOIT Research

    Representatives from the Ontario Centres of Excellence, Spark Centre, Mitacs, NSERC and Northumberland CFDC will be at the Student Research Showcase on August 21. Look them up in advance if you are interested in finding out what these organizations are all about! Otherwise, we will see you next Thursday at 1:00p.m. in the first floor of the UA building!
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Upcoming Events

  • Let's Talk Big Data: Big Change | Big Opportunity

    Join us in The City of Markham to learn what the big deal is about Big Data and why it is essential to the success of any modern business. Discover how to benefit from the infinite amount of information available from several sources including the data that you already collect and how it can optimize your business.

    Social media technologies, e-mail correspondences, web search trends, among other forms of data, can all be used to target customers, streamline operational processes, reduce costs and capture value for your company. Don’t miss out on this tremendous opportunity to understand an important engine for business innovation that is changing the competitive landscape as we know it.
  • CVAV Research Program Call for Proposals Webinar

    OCE will be hosting a Webinar Information Session for the Connected Vehicles/Autonomous Vehicles (CVAV) Research Program for Road Vehicles call for proposals. The webinar will include comments from leaders from Ontario’s automotive sector, an overview of the Program and a Q&A session. 

    Webinar date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

    • Stephen Erwin, Head, Intelligent Transportation Systems Program, Ontario Ministry of Transportation
      • Additional speakers will be announced shortly
    • Martin Lord, Business Development Manager, Central Ontario and Sector Manager, ICT and Digital Media, Ontario Centres of Excellence
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