BackUniversity of Ontario Institute of Technology - Automotive Centre of Excellence
c/o Maria Barrese
2000 Simcoe Street North
Phone: 905.721.8668 ext. 5741
Assets And Services
The Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) is the first testing and research centre of its kind in Canada. ACE is a multi-purpose centre with an area of approximately 16,300 square metres. It is divided into two distinct sections: a core research facility (CRF) and an integrated research and training facility (IRTF). UOIT's research programs are finding new solutions to automotive problems and educating future engineers, who will turn great new ideas into commercial products in automotive and other industries. Also performs joint product R&D Support.
Other innovation or manufacturing support, including contract manufacturing services
The IRTF spans five floors with space dedicated for research, education and training. It has offices, laboratories, conference rooms and common work areas that are available to rent. This facility will foster an environment for collaboration and interaction between industry, researchers and students.
Product Testing and Materials Characterisation
The CRF offers full-size chambers that allow for full climatic, structural durability and lifecycle testing including one of the largest and most sophisticated climatic wind tunnels on the planet.