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OEM Supplier Development Program

<< Goals, Objectives & Requirements >> Application Process

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Under the OSDP, the VTC may reimburse up to 33% of eligible and approved costs, up to a maximum limit which will be determined based on available funds, for approved projects that explore technological solutions related to heavy vehicle manufacturing in Manitoba..

Approved projects will be required to submit periodic progress reports during the project and a comprehensive summary report on project completion. The summary report should indicate the technological success/failure of the project and its technological and economic impacts on the company. Companies will be also required to submit follow-on reports with respect to economic impact.

Eligible Costs

Eligible costs include:

  • project direct labour and benefits

  • project-specific materials

  • project-specific overhead

  • sub-contracts and consultant costs to non-team members

  • specialized project equipment

Note that costs for equipment, tooling and overhead related to production are not eligible for support.  Costs arising from business loss projections are also not eligible for support.

Eligible Projects

Eligible projects should explore technological solutions in any of the following areas:

  • new product designs - with emphasis on emissions reduction, clean technologies, vehicle light-weighting, or smart systems
  • advanced processes - with emphasis on design, modeling & simulation and on advanced manufacturing (advanced materials, structures and systems).

Projects must demonstrate a reasonable and manageable level of technical risk or uncertainty.

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