Sustainable City Logistics
What will you get?
- A consortium of 6 strong international start-up accelerators
- City match-making to test your solution
- Access to test and demonstration facilities
- One-to-one business coaching and mentoring
- Free co-working space in Munich, Milan, Copenhagen or Istanbul.
- Access to EIT Urban Mobility investment initiatives and funding instruments
Transform your sustainable city logistics solution from local to global with the Sustainable City Logistics Accelerator! Join our six-month program and get ready to scale up your start-up and bring your innovative solution to cities across Europe.
Benefit from personalized business coaching and mentorship, attend workshops, and access a network of leading deep tech start-up accelerators. Get matched with cities across Europe so you can test your solution in real-world city environments and get connected to demonstration labs.
Take the next step in growing your start-up and tackle the challenges of sustainable freight and goods transportation with the Sustainable City Logistics Accelerator. Get a head start in international markets and achieve real product-market fit with our online program.
-A team with at least 2 FTE. NOT a single founder. Not necessarily connected to monetary compensation;
–START-UP incorporated in EU or EU associated countries according to the official list of countries by the European Union and third countries associated to Horizon Europe. The registration certificate will be required to participate in the program;
–START-UP incorporation date posterior to 31/12/2012.
Further details about the eligibility criteria and award criteria can be found at the Guide for Applicants.
20 February – 23 April 2023
Open call for applications
22 April – 10 May 2023
Evaluations of applications
12 May 2023
Communication of shortlisted start-ups
Communication of selected start-ups for the programme
June – December 2023
Execution of the accelerator programme
Selected start-ups from our batches
How do I apply to the Accelerator programme?
You will get redirected to the application platform of EIT Urban Mobility.
You will need to register and validate your account if this is your first time accessing the platform. If you have already created an account, you will need to log in.
Once logged in
1.Start a new application;
2.Select Chapter EIT UM – Impact Venures;
3.Select the accelerator you want to apply to;
4.Follow the application formulaire.
During your application you will have to fill in all compulsory fields.
You can save and edit your application until the deadline. Make sure to submit your application before the call is closed.
What Partner will my startup join for the Accelerator programme?
Start-ups accepted to the program will be assigned to either UnternehmerTUM (Munich), TUM (Munich), Futurebox (Copenhagen) or Polihub (Milan). If you have specific wishes regarding which partner to be assigned, please indicate that in your application.
Who can I contact in case of questions?
If you have any questions regarding this specific program, you can write to:
- UnternehmerTUM: Timo Dohmen email@example.com
- Futurebox: Mads Rømer Svendsen firstname.lastname@example.org
- Polihub: Johnny Camilo Perez Rosas email@example.com
I have a question regarding your application platform. Who do I contact for troubleshooting?
Please make sure to provide all required information during your application, including that related to your profile and the profile of the startup.
For any technical questions or processes regarding the EIT Urban Mobility application platform please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Which countries are “Eligible”?
Start-ups incorporated in EU27 or EU associated countries are eligible. This includes the following eligible countries:
European Union member states (EU27): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
Horizon Europe associated countries: Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Morocco, United Kingdom.
Who will pay for the transportation expenses when attending the meetings in Munich? (Kick off, etc)
Each participating startup will receive a travel grant of €2.500 per trip to cover travel expenses.
Do we need a patent to participate?
No, just a novel scalable solution.
Who are the mentors that will participate?
The mentors are found in the existing mentor networks for UnternehmerTUM, Polihub and Futurebox.