Organization: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

The Short Report – Jan. 12, 2022: Chair and vice chairs elected for standing committee on science, Order of Canada appointments, Health Canada’s 2021 cannabis survey, and more

OTTAWA Transport Canada has released updated guidelines for testing automated driving systems (ADS), which will apply to any organization conducting R&D trials of vehicles equipped with ADS. The guidelines are meant to clarify the roles and responsibilities of federal, provincial/territorial and municipal governments as they relate to trial organizations and to establish a baseline of…

NEXT Canada programs to support 100 high-potential start-ups

Up to 100 start-ups in Southern Ontario will be able to access seed funding under NEXT Canada’s innovation and entrepreneurship programs. Entrepreneurs can get up to $30,000 each in matching funding through a $3.6 million investment by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) in NEXT Canada, a not-for-profit mentoring, training and…

FedDev Ontario invests $12.7 million in ArcelorMittal

The federal government has invested $12.7 million in Woodstock ON-based ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks Americas Ltd (AMTB) to assist in the adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies. The funding flows through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. AMTB will use the funding to adopt robotic laser-welding technologies used for the production of auto parts. AMTB…