The Beta District is more than a physical location, more than an innovation corridor, and more than a single headline-making project. We’re building an ecosystem that provides an ideal platform for innovative companies of all shapes and sizes.
With any technology product, the beta stage is the tipping point to success. The Beta District is where you will learn about, launch, and tweak your big idea with data gleaned from live testing. You will gain insights and inspiration that are not found in a test lab or focus group.
In 2014, a group of representatives from multiple local governments began meeting to discuss innovative ways to drive economic development across their shared region. Two years later, the group won a highly competitive grant from the USDOT to outfit the region for connected vehicle testing. That was simply the beginning.
Encouraged by the speed and passion with which they worked together, the group began to dream about what more could be possible. Four years and hundreds of millions in investment later, The Beta District officially launched.
Our region is led by a jurisdictional council
of governments who share a unique passion for
innovation, progress, and collaboration. They are:
The Beta District’s continuing growth is made possible by the true collaboration of our partners across government, business, academia, and industry. We are honored to work alongside these world-class leaders.