The Illinois Autonomous and Connected Track will offer clear opportunities for strategic partnerships to proactively lead transportation and connected technologies. Our Smart Transportation Infrastructure Initiative team proudly highlights several partners from academic institutions, government agencies, private industry and nonprofit organizations.
As our efforts continue to grow, so do the opportunities for collaboration and partnerships.
Academic Research Sponsorship: A sponsor’s involvement is funding research, providing feedback and ensuring implementable outcomes.
Founding Member: An entity invests in the I-ACT testing arena, motivated by long-term economical and/or social benefits.
Performance Testing: An entity provides products to advance the development, feasibility, commercialization and deployment of technologies.
Team Research and Development: A sponsor provides funds and collaborates with the STII research team for technology and/or protocol development.
Technical Support: An entity leases a portion of I-ACT for specific research needs.
Benefits of Engagement
Spearhead next-generation policies and advanced mobility solutions.
Establish diverse networks aligning with the needs of our transportation infrastructure and related technology needs.
Foster strong relationships with top researchers, industry experts and government leaders.
Utilize a state-of-the-art testing arena with closed-loop settings and real-life deployment.