Transport for New South Wales, Australia, are seeking partners to lead the development of driverless vehicles at their new Smart Innovation Centre.
The objectives of the centre include growing and accelerating government transport technology research programs by working collaboratively with industry and universities.
The centre, which will be completely operational by mid-2017, will connect industry, investors, vehicle and technology manufacturers, researchers, government agencies, and data analysts to develop technology to improve safety, reduce congestion, and drive investment in innovative knowledge industries. The centre’s success will depend largely on partnerships formed with both local and national experts, and expressions of interest from industry, investors and academics are due by June 10.
As automated vehicle technology is being developed worldwide, the centre are interested in working with partners to explore what will be necessary to implement more automated transportation technology.
Transport for NSW is inviting expressions of interest from prospective partners in collaborative projects including:
EOIs addressing credentials and proposed areas of involvement should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the new deadline of Friday 10 June 2016.
For more information, visit the Smart Innovation Centre’s webpage.
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