Innovative Vehicle Institute (IVI)

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Innovative Vehicle Institute (IVI)

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TAC Name:Innovative Vehicle Institute (IVI)
Affiliated With:Cégep de Saint-Jérome
TAC awarded: 2014, 2018
Short Description:Bringing together state-of-the-art expertise and equipment, the IVI is at the heart of the electric vehicle ecosystem. Its mandate is to assist companies towards innovation through applied research, technical assistance, training and information, with the ultimate goal of reducing the transportation sector’s environmental footprint.
Twitter Pitch:The Innovative Vehicle Institute is the benchmark in research and development of electric and autonomous vehicles for Quebec businesses.
Address:25 Boulevard Maisonneuve, Saint-Jérôme, QC J5L 0A1
Point of Contact:Name: Véronique Lamy, Director of Business Development


Phone: +1-450-431-5744



Services offered in: French

Areas of Innovation Expertise:·         Electric vehicles

·         Batteries

·         Vehicular intelligence

·         Energy efficiency

·         Autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles


Technical and Business Services

·         Design Services

·         Technical feasibility of process, product

·         Technology development

·         Field trials/Simulation

·         Concept ideation & design review

·         Fabrication, Prototyping and Installation Services

·         Regulatory guidance

·         Rapid prototyping / 3D printing

·         Testing Services

Applied Research and Development·         Automation

·         Manufacturing process design and development

·         Product Design & Development

·         3D design & rapid Prototyping

·         Provincial and federal grant proposal development

·         Process optimization

·         Product Re-design & Improvement

·         Reverse Engineering

·         Concept validation

·         Technology validation and transfer

·         Automation

·         Manufacturing process design and development

Training·         Corporate on-site & in-house training

·         Interactive Workshop Sessions

Technology Diffusion·         Networking events

·         Industry-specific events & symposia

·         Customized technology demonstrations

·         Open houses – Testing facility & personnel

Specialized Equipment Available·         Roller dynamometer

·         Motor dynamometer

·         DC current source ABC-150

·         AV-900 Direct Current Source

·         Yokogawa WT3000

·         Li-Ion battery packs

·         Ultra-capacitors

·         Hioki BT3563

·         Jenoptik VarioCAM

·         3D Handy Scan Creaform Scanner

·         Ultrasonic welding and fusion machine

·         Data acquisition systems

·         Vector CAN / Flexray system

·         Motohawk Controller

·         Portable Opacimeter

·         Vitrek 952i

·         LMS Imagine.Lab AMESim

·         Siemens NX

·         Siemens NX Advanced Simulation

·         Roller dynamometer


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