Collaboration is in Our DNA

The Beta District is made possible by the true collaboration of our partners in government, business, academia, and industry. We are honored to work alongside these world-class leaders, whose partnership of giving and advocacy speaks to their commitment to innovation.


“In the State of Ohio we have developed the finest smart mobility testing ecosystem in the United States. The 33 Smart Mobility Corridor is the longest connected highway in the world, and the design, test, deploy ethos embodied by the project partners supports companies coming to Ohio to test and staying in The Beta District to grow.”

Howard Wood

Executive Director of DriveOhio

“At the Ohio Department of Transportation, safety is our first priority. The technology solutions that have and will be tested on the 33 Smart Mobility Corridor will save lives. As we develop the transportation system of the 21st century, Ohio will be present in a smart mobility future that will support the companies and jobs to help Ohioans succeed in an ever changing economy. The Beta District is an important partner as we work to improve the quality of life for all Ohioans.”

Jack Marchbanks, Ph.D.

Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation

"The Beta District is a cornerstone of our smart region. Together, we are breaking down silos and building up partnerships to advance what is new and next for our region’s prosperity.”

Jordan Davis

Executive Director of Smart Columbus

“As partners with The Beta District, we’re taking a region-wide approach to ensure we’re at the forefront of making mobility safe and accessible for all.”

Andrew J. Ginther

Mayor of the City of Columbus

“The infrastructure investment in The Beta District is one more way the Columbus Region is enabling innovators to design, test and deploy the technologies of tomorrow.”

Kenny McDonald

President and CEO of One Columbus

Our Partners