Ford Motor Company has been an innovator since it introduced the Model A in 1903. The Ford-MIT Alliance, launched in 1998, is MIT’s longest running industry alliance. The alliance has funded more than 150 projects, which have led to improvements in safety, vehicle autonomy, enterprise modeling, energy storage, and powertrain efficiency. 

The Ford-MIT Alliance welcomes proposals for collaborative research projects in many areas during its annual RFP process. For more information, please contact SSRC research staff.




Jonathan How
Director, Ford–MIT Alliance
Richard Cockburn MacLaurin Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics