Future Mobility

Call 2024 closed

What will you get?

  • 6 months of tailor-made acceleration programme developed with the startups,
  • 80 hours of online mentoring and 12 thematic workshops,
  • 5-day face-to-face bootcamp in Latvia (costs fully covered),
  • mentoring from the most suitable mentors from our database of 200 experts,
  • networking with the leading industry partners,
  • opportunity to test your solutions in testbeds and pilot cities,
  • opportunity to get your startup recommended for investment to EIT Urban Mobility – Impact Ventures division!

Why join?

Accelerate2Move (A2M) supports startups and scale-ups generating solutions in advanced technologies (AI, Blockchain, 5G, vehicle-2-everything (V2X) and IoT) that can contribute to sustainable urban mobility.

Each year, we identify at least 12 most promising emerging companies in Europe and provide them with 6 months of tailor-made acceleration programme, including one-on-one mentoring, workshops, networking and fully paid face-to-face summer bootcamp. All supported startups also receive a microgrant of 2500 euro!

We see our strengths in a widespread network of partners and investors, but also in Accelerate2Move geographic coverage, being close to new markets in Baltics and Eastern Europe.

With a team from three EU coastal countries (Croatia, Slovenia and Latvia), Accelerate2Move is a great opportunity for the startups developing innovative solutions in coastal, maritime and water mobility!

We welcome all European innovators, especially aiming to improve the acceleration possibilities for startups originating from the RIS region, thus boosting their innovation and go-to-market potential. Women-founded startups are particularly welcome.

If you have an ICT solution with a potential to make urban mobility more sustainable and need support in developing it further, Accelerate2Move team is here to assist and guide you!

Berk Turanli
Co-founder and CEO of LINK ROBOTICS (Türkiye), 2023 A2M batch
"During the bootcamp in Zagreb we were able to get some technical knowledge and information about term sheets, team building and fruitful information on start-ups growth sector."
Mateusz Maj
Founder and CEO of VIVADRIVE (Poland), 2023 A2M batch
"Accelerate2Move was a way to enter into other markets and learn about them, while doing market research and meeting people from different ecosystems."
Ruslana Dovzhyk
Co-founder and CEO of TECHNOVATOR (Poland), 2023 A2M batch
"Accelerate2Move was really valuable for me to learn more about the investment process, how to launch our product on the market and be successful, especially in the mobility segment."
Jiří Madeja
Co-founder of UDX RESEARCH (Czech Republic), 2023 A2M batch
"We learned a lot about the corporate structure and how to cooperate with venture capital, raise money, negotiate terms and better structure our operations."

Eligibility criteria

  • A team with at least 2 FTE. Not a single founder. Not necessarily connected to monetary compensation.
  • Startup 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.
  • Startup incorporation date posterior to 31/12/2013.

Further details about the eligibility criteria and award criteria can be found at the Guide for Applicants.

Important moments

1 February – 19 April 2024

Open call for applications

22 April – 10 May 2024

Evaluations of applications

12 May 2024

Communication of shortlisted startups

May 2024

Pitches

June 2024

Communication of selected startups for the programme

June – December 2024

Execution of the accelerator programme

Partners

North West Croatia Regional Energy and Climate Agency
North-West Croatia Regional Energy and Climate Agency (REGEA) is a public agency with a strong and direct link to the local and regional authorities willing to pilot future mobility solutions.
LMT
LMT is a leading 5G operator in the Baltic Countries and has directed its 20-year experience of implementing large-scale innovative solutions towards tackling mobility challenges.
Poslovna inteligencija
Poslovna inteligencija (PI) runs a thematic AI startup incubator – Bird, with over 80 mentors and 45 partner companies included in the startup support programme.
VEFRESH
VEFRESH is founded by the key IT and TELCO companies in Latvia, where it runs the largest urban mobility and smart city living lab.
Ljubljanski Univerzitetni Incubator
Ljubljana University Incubator (LUI) is a university-owned incubator offering comprehensive support to start-ups, providing workspace, infrastructure, and entrepreneurial counselling.
Innovation Centre Nikola Tesla
Innovation Centre Nikola Tesla (ICENT) is founded by the largest technical faculty and leading educational and R&D institution in the fields of electrical engineering, information and communication technology and computing in Croatia.

Selected startups from our batches

FAQs

Frequently
asked questions

How do I apply to the Accelerator programme?

Click here.
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.

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.

Process & Contact


For more information, reach out to: impact.ventures@eiturbanmobility.eu 

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