Autonomy Mobility Startup Challenge open for applicants
447 days ago
Sustainable mobility network will reward startups that are bringing new innovations and enabling transformation in the mobility sector
Autonomy Paris is billed as the world’s first trade show for mobility solutions, and the 2023 edition will award 8 winners in the 5th edition of the Autonomy Mobility Startup Challenge (formerly known as Funding the Movement). The aim of the challenge is to recognise and celebrate startups that are bringing new innovations and enabling transformation in the mobility sector. It is open to startups less than 7 years old presenting projects, products, solutions, ideas, or prototypes focusing on any of 7 sub-sectors below.
Applications are open from now until November 15th 2022, and from these, 21 startups will be pre-selected to pitch during Autonomy Paris (3 from each sub-sector). At the event, 8 winners will be chosen by a jury, composed of mobility investors, strategic mobility players, and partners of Autonomy, to receive a prize (1 from each sub-sector, and 1 overall winner from the Public).
7 CATEGORIES 1- Best Innovation in Smart Mobility Cities Re-engineering cities for the shift from motorist to mobilist: Expansion of public transport, e-charging, connectivity and new mobility infrastructure.
2- Best Innovation in Mass Transit Backbone of Smart Cities Mobility complementing active and shared mobility to offer a realistic alternative to car ownership
3- Best Innovation in Active Mobility Moving by human power with mechanical assistance in cities built for walking and cycling
4- Best Innovation in EV Fleets Switching to electric vehicles, sustainably managing the charging of the fleet, optimising driving through route planning and telematics, thereby reducing road traffic.
5- Best Innovation in Shared Mobility Transportation services that offer a range of vehicle types either concurrently or one after another.
6- Best Innovation in Urban logistics Supply chain management that plans, transports, and tracks goods in the least energy intensive manner.
7- Best Innovation in Autonomous Vehicles Driverless trains, trams, buses, shuttles and cars to reduce traffic and transport costs