IDEaS 1b Project Recipients

The following projects have been awarded funding under the second component of the Competitive Projects element (1b). The objective of this Component is to continue the S&T efforts of Component 1a solutions for the purpose of progressing the solution to a higher Solution Readiness Level (SRL).

Please note that submission titles appear in the language in which they were originally submitted. Also, awarded amounts listed on the Government of Canada’s Proactive Disclosure and Buy and Sell websites will take precedence.

Challenge Project Title
(submission titles appear in the language in which they were originally published)
Innovator Awarded Amount
Identification and Characterization of Space Objects

Watchguard Space-Based Proximity Monitoring & Space Surveillance System

Canadensys Aerospace Corp

 $976,630.26

Advanced Space Common Operating Picture (SCOP) System for Intelligent Space Situational Awareness (SSA) and Space Object Identification and Characterization (SOI&C)

GlobVision Inc.

 $977,455.47

Space object identification phase 1b

Space Strategies Consulting Ltd

 $976,465.70

Space Common Operating Picture System (S-COPS)

MDA Systems Ltd

 $976,369.46

Detection and Classification of Objects of Interest

HYPERION: HUMAN CENTRIC AI DETECTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF OBJECTIVES OF INTEREST (DCOI)

Accenture Inc.

 $974,599.70

A “Digital Crew”, AI-Enabled Multiband Vehicle Situational Awareness System

Thales Canada

 $977,191.43

Smart object monitoring using deep learning

Xtract Technologies Inc.

 $975,027.50

Ecopia Machine-Learning Detection & Classification System 

Ecopia Tech Corporation

 $971,780.49

Multi System Protection

CS Communication and Systems

 $977,500.00

Visible Infrared Quantum Mad Platform for Detection and Classification

SB Technologies Inc.

 $976,902.00

Persistent Maritime Surveillance

An Autonomous Sonar Operations System

General Dynamics Land Systems

 $977,498.05

PAASS (Renamed to: Targeted Adaptive Persistence (TAP) Surveillance)

GeoSpectrum Technologies Inc.

 $975,809.25

AUV to ASV Docking to Enable Autonomous, Persistent Maritime Surveillance

ISE Ltd

 $955,236.55

Persistent Sonobuoy Array

BMT Canada Ltd.

 $976,746.75

Collaborative Persistent Surveillance using Unmanned Underwater Vehicles

Thales Canada

 $975,329.62

Chemical, Biological and Radiological (CBR) Hazard Detection and Planning

A 5D VISUALIZATION AND ANALYSIS SOLUTION FOR CBRN THREATS

Intergraph Canada (Hexagon)

 $885,173.40

Personal Protective Ensembles for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Hazard Detection protection

UBC

 $977,500.00

Robust, lightweight, medium range optical standoff detection, identification and tracking of warfare bio-agent clouds

Institut national d'optique // Scene Sharp

 $977,316.00

Advanced Multiplex Technology for Pathogen Detection and Recognition

Queen's University

 $977,091.52

Sensitive Detection and Identification or Airborne Chemicals and Biological Agents

University of Ottawa

 $977,500.00

Wearable Chemical Hazard Sensors

University of Waterloo

 $974,965.88

Rapid City Planner for CBR Hazard Detection And Planning

Martec Limited

 $977,439.14

Lightweight Ballistic Protection

Tactical Unloading Upper Body Chassis

Mawashi Science & technologie Inc

 $976,925.00

Diamond and Alumina-Based PSTF Variants for Improved Lightweight

Carleton University

 $973,394.50

Fragmentation and impact protective Knee and Elbow guards

Med-Eng Holdings ULC

 $627,243.14

Collaboration of Robotic Systems

Common Organic Ground Station (COGS)

General Dynamics Land Systems

 $976,744.31

Multi-Agent Robotic System (MARS) Development for Single Human Operation

General Dynamics Land Systems

 $977,450.25

Define the Limitation of Human vs Automated Control of Multiple Robotic Systems

General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada Corporation

 $977,495.46

Lightweighting the Dismounted Soldier

AirShare, Inc.

 $975,430.00

Integrate Control of multiple UGvs into ISS

Rheinmetall Canada Inc.

 $977,076.89

Resilient Non-Global Positioning System (GPS) Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing

Système de reconnaissance 3D sans GPS à l'aide de micro-UAV

ARA Robotique

 $976,942.25

Geolocation in GPS-Denied Environments using Deep Leaming based Multi-Tempora l Cross-View Data Fusion

MDA Systems Ltd

 $977,348.38

Navigation in GPS-denied Environments Using Hybrid Adaptive SLAM Approach

Carleton University

 $817,650.00

Positionnement, Navigation et synchronisation résilents, non Fondés sur le Système Mondial de Localisation

Ecole de Technologie Superieure

  $975,885.40

Quantum-Enhanced Navigational Sensors

The Governing Council of the University of Toronto

$966,988.89

Human Performance in Extreme Climatic Environments

Smart wound management bandage for extreme environments

4M BioTech Ltd.

 $964,114.00

Extremes in temperature monitor using wearable Doppler sensor

1929803 Ontario Corp.

 $971,780.92

Dual Diver Heating System (DDHS)

Med-Eng Holdings ULC

 $760,201.82

Hybrid Augmentation and Harvesting Exoskeleton for Increased Performance and Autonomy in Remote Locations

Bionic Power Inc

 $977,094.38

Pre-deployment Acclimation Strategies and Resilience Assessment and Techniques Using Extreme Climatic Chambers

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

 $977,500.00

Predicting and Optimizing Personnel Performance

Biometric Monitoring in support of personal performance prediction and optimization

MDA Vision Systems and Sensors

 $977,497.68

Injury Prevention and Performance Optimization in the Military Context

Plantiga Technologies Inc.

 $965,522.75

Readiness Evaluation: QUantified INdividuals (REQUIN)

Thales Canada

 $971,302.88

Development and validation of the CANadian virtual Soldier Performance Prediction and Optimization Tool (CAN-SPPOT).

University of Ottawa

 $973,891.88

Making Sense of the Chatter

Provenant - Tracing Mass Manipulation in the Social Media War of Influence

Uncharted Software Inc.

 $977,484.46

Deep Vector Spaces for SOCMINT Selection, Message Alignment and Credibility Assessment

MDA Systems Ltd

 $977,410.32

Making sense of the Chatter with SMART (Social Media Auto-Reporting Technologies)

Nexalogy

 $945,300.00

What is in that Full Motion Video?

FMV AND STILL IMAGERY TRACKING TOOLSET (IDENTIFICATION, TRACKING AND INTEGRATION OF ITEMS OF INTEREST)

C-Core

 $977,454.00

"PANOPTES: AUTOMATED BEHAVIOUR ANOMALY DETECTION SYSTEM FOR FULL MOTION VIDEO"

MDA Systems Ltd

 $977,500.00

MIST (Multimodal Input Surveillance & Tracking)

Terra Sense Analytics Ltd.

 $977,439.66

Cyber Attribution for the Defence of Canada

Cyber attribution of Sophisticated Threat Actors in the Defence of Canada

Sapper Labs Inc

 $971,129.00

Recruit, retain, and reach 25% representation of women by 2026

A multi-stage approach to addressing sex-disparities in musculoskeletal injuries in military operators

University of Ottawa

 $856,290.23

SkyHive Women in the Military 2

SkyHive Technologies Inc.

 $977,500.00

Smart recruiting using deep learning

Xtract Technologies Inc.

 $974,510.00

Cognitive Performance Enhancement

Multi-User AR Enabled Networked Operations for the RCN

General Dynamics Land Systems

 $899,511.84

Gaze-Aware System for Supporting Human Performance in Surveillance

Thales Canada

 $938,307.39

Holographic Display for Battlespace Visualization

Avalon Holographics Incorporated

 $976,779.41

3D Visualization for Complex Information Systems

3D MDA Systems Ltd

$977,498.60

Intelligent, Dynamically Adaptive Simulation and Operational Support to Enhance Medical Trauma Response

Queen's University

$976,143.00

Proactive Deterrence

AI Deterrence: Science, Theory, and Practice

Carleton University

 $214,582.26

BMU Deterrence Intelligent Room Platform

Beam Me Up Labs

 $970,864.10

Concepts as Tools for Proactive Deterrence

University of British Columbia

 $270,894.00

Understanding and addressing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PATHOPHYSIOLOGICAL UNDERSTANDING AND TREATMENT OF PTSD: AN RTMS APPROACH

University of Calgary

 $967,022.87

Virtual Reality (VR)-based Interventions for PTSD in Canadian Military and Veteran Populations

University of Western Ontario

 $862,500.00

Translating Biomarkers for Traumatic Stress Disorders in Canada’s Military (BioTRAUMACAN)

IWK Health Centre

 $975,660.00

Development of an Online PTSD and Relationship Therapy for CAF Members and Their Partners: Couples HOPES (Helping Overcome PTSD and Enhance Satisfaction)

Ryerson University

 $853,132.60

Leveraging Advanced Brain Imaging

The Hospital for Sick Children

 $977,494.53

Understanding predictors recovery of military-related PTSD from both an individual and family perspective

London Health Sciences Centre Research Inc. (St-Joseph's Health Care)

 $806,536.12

Identification and translation of a whole body biosignature to improve clinical management of PTSD subtypes

Royal Ottawa Health Care Group

 $974,881.71

Understanding and Influence the stress process through biofeedback, wearable and mobile technologies to prevent and address PTSD

University of Waterloo

 $934,844.68

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