Organization: Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association

The Short Report, January 8, 2020: Forward with 5G in central Canada; Ottawa buys a laser; a faster path to accessible AI

Rogers Communications and the University of Waterloo are partnering to build the first 5G network in central Canada, for research into 5G-related engineering, network design, applied mathematics and artificial intelligence. The partnership is part of a broader $20-million program by Rogers to invest in Canadian 5G research and development. The company has already collaborated with the…

OCE funds 20 IT-based automotive projects

The Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) has announced $1.4 million under its Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program (ASCIP) for 20 projects that contribute to the adoption of information technology (IT) by industry.

Precan-auto parts program makes first project awards

A new collaborative fund from Precarn Inc and the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (APMA) has resulted in the first three awards for R&D projects designed to generate prototype development for the auto parts industry. Precarn is contributing $1.5 million through the Collaborative Auto R&D Program for projects worth $3.5 million. Matching funds are provided by…

Precarn to manage auto supply R&D projects

Precarn Inc is putting its expertise in collaborative R&D project management to work via a new joint program with the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (APMA). Precarn is contributing $3 million towards the partnership, aimed at increasing the number of technology-based supply-chain collaborations. It will be responsible for project administration and funding for projects focused on…