BELIV Lab Receives Funding to Develop Operational Safety Testing Platform for Automated Vehicles

BELIV Lab receives research funding from the Arizona Commerce Authority and Science Foundation of Arizona to develop an Operational Safety Testing Platform for Automated Vehicles. This project is also sponsored by Arizona New Economy Initiative (NEI).

The funding received from the sponsors will provide the BELIV Lab with the necessary resources to accelerate research efforts, explore cutting-edge methodologies, and make significant advancements in autonomous vehicle safety.

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state’s leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: recruit, grow, create – recruit out-of-state companies to expand their operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to grow their business in Arizona and beyond; and partner with entrepreneurs and companies large and small to create new jobs and businesses in targeted industries.

Science Foundation Arizona is a 501(c)(3), public-private non-profit organization dedicated to diversifying and strengthening Arizona’s economy by supporting mission-driven research. The Arizona Commerce Authority and Science Foundation Arizona have formed a strategic partnership to accelerate industry-education collaboration and pursue external funding opportunities. Together, the two organizations will work to energize next-gen talent while growing and attracting industries of the future.

ASU’s contributions to the New Economy Initiative are supported by ongoing investment from the state, numerous industry partners and over 40 local chambers of commerce and economic development organizations.