Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP)

Receive up to $100,000 in Grant Funding.

The Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP) is an Ontario government funding program that helps automotive businesses improve operational efficiency and competitiveness through the adoption of lean manufacturing processes and Industry 4.0-related technologies, including hardware/software implementation and training.

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Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP)

Amount of Funding

Up to 50% funding to a maximum of $100,000 grant per project.

Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP)

Eligible Applicants

  • Small- to medium-sized manufacturers within Ontario in the automotive supply chain to OEMs. Distributors are ineligible;
  • Less than 500 full-time payroll employees;
  • Less than $1 billion in annual revenue (Large companies are eligible but must partner with another SME automotive supplier);
  • At least 50% of sales must be derived from the automotive sector; and
  • A minimum of two years of financial statements.
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Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP)

Eligible Activities

Eligible project must focus on either technology adoption or lean manufacturing to improve the applicant’s productivity. Example of suitable projects include:

  • Adoption of ERP software;
  • Lean manufacturing training;
  • Virtual machining software; and/or
  • Metrology and design software.
Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP)

Program Deadline

The last application intake of O-AMP ended on October 7, 2020. Funded project can last for up to two years. A future application intake period has yet to be formally announced.

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