University Centers collaborate with other EDA partners, such as Economic Development Districts (EDDs), by providing expertise, applied research, and technical assistance to develop, implement, and support regional strategies that result in job creation, high-skilled regional talent pools, and business expansion in a region’s innovation clusters.
What We Offer
Knowledge DisseminationCreate and develop tools to become a resource that regional partners can leverage for information on EAV transportation systems
Workforce DevelopmentWork with regional partners to address future workforce needs by collaborating with industry, government and academia
Innovation and Applied ResearchIn preparation for the eventual deployment of EAV transportation systems, collaborate with regional partners to encourage innovative ways of leveraging EAV systems
Vision for EAV DeploymentCollaborate with regional partners to provide a vision of the deployment of EAV transportation systems
“Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) has collaborated previously with IUPUI on other recent mobility initiatives and has provided a letter of support for IUPUI’s grant application to the EDA for the creation of this Initiative. Advancing electrification and autonomy are key tenets of TMF and we look forward to continuing to support IUPUI.” - Toyota Mobility Foundation