Scale-up Programme

An acceleration programme to provide to 12 mature scale-ups mentoring, access to events and funding instruments to boost their company

Project Description

  • Impact Ventures
  • 1 January 2023
  • 31 December 2023
  • CARNET - UPC Technology Center
  • 380 000 €

The Scale-up Programme will promote the proposed solutions of 12 mature European scale-ups, introduce them to different stakeholders (e.g. investors, industry, cities…), prepare them for fundraising and prospecting activities notably pitching in front of investors and industry reps, provide access to expert mentors, knowledge transfer and learning sessions and workshops, high level international events and help boosting market penetration for their disruptive urban mobility solution.

In addition, participants receive a €2,500 micro-grant to attend the programme’s events and a licence to evaluate their SDG impact.

The participants are expected to increase their enterprise value by widening their stakeholder’s networks, gaining market experience, honing their business skills and acumen, and by increasing their visibility and recognition across Europe for both customers, clients (be it industry or municipalities), partners and future employees.


To increase the market competitiveness of European solutions in urban mobility by helping to identify relevant market opportunities and accelerating the solutions of mature start-ups.

Main Objective

To identify and accelerate market opportunities for mature start-ups, providing visibility and opportunities for investment.


Select 12 mature start-ups from the urban mobility sector and recommend at least 4 for investment by EIT Urban Mobility.



Project lead

Albert Vergés Gil
CARNET - UPC Technology Center