Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/Colleges of Ontario: Colleges Applied Research & Development Fund (CARDF) – College Voucher for Technology Adoption (CVTA)

Support for Ontario colleges to enable Ontario college faculty and students to engage with companies to identify their business and innovation challenges. The program will typically run in association with existing college courses and student teams will work on projects that may include technology development and testing/validation activities to support innovation and technology adoption. The college is awarded a $10,000 voucher for each company client to a maximum of 10 vouchers, with funds allocated to research and development costs at the college. Company clients must provide a cash and/or in-kind contribution that matches this voucher value.