Future Mobility

What will you get?

• 6 months of tailor-made acceleration programme developed with the start-ups
• 80 hours of online mentoring and 12 thematic workshops
• 5-day face-to-face bootcamp in Croatia (costs fully covered)
• Mentoring from the most suitable mentors from our database of 200 experts
• Opportunity to test your solutions in testbeds and pilot cities
• Opportunity to get your start-up recommended for investment to EIT Urban Mobility – Impact Ventures division

Why join?

Accelerate2MOVE will provide support to start-ups and scale-ups generating solutions (TRL4 to TRL7) in advanced technologies and concepts that contribute to the sustainability of urban mobility, more specifically in AI, blockchain, 5G, vehicle-2-everything (V2X) and IoT. Each year, we will 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 and face-to-face bootcamp. Out of these 12, we will recommend 4 top performers for investment to EIT Urban Mobility. We welcome all European innovators, especially aiming to improve the acceleration possibilities for the start-ups originating from the RIS region, thus boosting their innovation and go-to-market potential. Female-founded start-ups are particularly welcome!

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

Natalia Tomiyama
CEO, Nüwiel, participant in the EIT Urban Mobility Accelerator Programme SPECIAL: COVID-19
"The most important things we got from the programme were support from the top-class mentors, exchange with other mobility startups, and access to the network of collaborators, investors, and potential customers. The programme helped us to establish contacts in Denmark and to set up the entry into the Nordics market in 2021."
Marko Šćepanović
CEO, Odo, participant in the EIT Urban Mobility Accelerator Programme SPECIAL: COVID-19
"We got network opportunities with investors and other startups in the programme, knowledge from the industry experts that were our mentors and exposure for social media platforms, and we’re grateful for this opportunity."

Eligibility criteria

  • 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.
  • 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.

Important moments

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

May 2023

Pitches

June 2023

Communication of selected start-ups for the programme

June – December 2023

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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