Partnership Opportunities

  • Gated, secure area for private independently-managed businesses
  • High-tech environment with collaborative opportunities
  • Connection to nation’s top faculty, researchers, and students
  • Ideal location to test new technologies
  • 90 minutes from both Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport

We encourage potential private and public sector partners to explore the opportunities and economic potential of this project.

Industrial Building

Centrally Located

The RELLIS Campus is conveniently located just 8 miles/15 minutes from Texas A&M University’s main campus. This location has long been a place where Texas A&M has conducted world-class research, technology development, and workforce training in areas such as vehicle safety, traffic engineering, law enforcement training, biological materials processing, robotics, and unmanned aerial systems.

May 2016


The RELLIS initiative is publicly announced.
May 2016

Blinn added

Blinn College Trustees vote to relocate to RELLIS.
Sep 2016

Construction begins

Center for Infrastructure Renewal Construction begins
Feb 2017

Blinn College Construction

Blinn College construction estimated to begin February 2017.
Apr 2017

TTI Headquarters Construction

TTI Headquarters construction estimated to begin.

“The transformation of Riverside Campus into the Texas A&M RELLIS Campus will enhance and expand our current research capabilities, provide more opportunities for education and training, and foster industry partnerships to address some of today’s most critical engineering problems.”

– John Sharp
Chancellor, The Texas A&M University System


Texas Task Force 1 trains at the RELLIS Campus

BRYAN, Texas — Earlier today, Texas Task Force 1 Helicopter Search and Rescue Technicians attended helicopter hoist-rescue training at the RELLIS Campus. Texas Task Force 1 is a quick-reaction, multi-disciplined urban search and rescue task force, able to deploy for...

New Projects Foreseen for RELLIS Campus

With construction still under way, RELLIS is receiving future projects. The Texas A&M Transportation Institute, the Center for Transportation Research, UT Austin, and Southwest Research Institute are leading a national proving ground project testing autonomous...


The RELLIS Campus will be home to multi-industry education facilities and will offer a variety of curricula. The new infrastructure and facilities will be the ideal location for companies to design and test new technologies.

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