Texas Innovation Alliance

Winner announcement
2023 Innovation Invitational

The 2023 Innovation Invitational was a novel grant readiness process that prepared eight regional teams to apply for a federal grant of their choice.  Participating teams began by identifying community challenges, brainstorming solutions, and gathering feedback from subject matter experts and mentors who were paired with each team.  

Team DFW and Team San Marcos won the 2023 Smart Transportation & Advanced Roadways (S.T.A.R.) Award. Team DFW was recognized for its Southeast Fort Worth Mobility Proving Ground that is designed to use broadband and distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) technology to improve safety in the economically disadvantaged district in the Historic Southside of Fort Worth. Team San Marcos aimed to tackle the need for real-time traveler information across all modes to improve mobility.  

Participating Teams:
Bryan/College Station, Coastal Bend, DFW, El Paso, Houston, Permian Basin, San Marcos, and Tyler
Winning team: DFW
Winning team: San Marcos
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July 17- 19