Scale-up Hub

EIT Urban Mobility Scale-up Hub

Taking your mobility
startup to the next level

Be part of the EIT Urban Mobility Scale-up Hub
and take your mobility startup to the next level!

  • Programme for startups across all EIT Urban Mobility pan-European partners with a focus on urban mobility and
    urban infrastructure.
  • Excellent opportunity for startups to become visible through the urban mobility Startup Map Europe.
  • Facilitation for startups for market entry and receive support from EIT Urban Mobility.
  • Enhancement fundraising processes + help with investor readiness and introductions to potential investors
    (via Finance2Move).
  • Pilot activities with cities: Up to three scale-ups will get the chance to access up to € 50.000 in equity-free funding to run pilot projects with European cities in 2020.

Application deadline:
CLOSED (15 May 2020)

Selected startups receive …

€ 50.000 for
the 3 best startups
for pilot tests

Access to two high-level
networking EIT Urban
Mobility events per year

Participation in major
European city events

(Barcelona, Hamburg and Prague)

Participation at a two days mentoring Bootcamp, and support with the preparation for the Demo Day

Joining the Demo Day:
an online/offline platform,

with a focus on
professionals, investments, government,
and city representatives

Opportunity to take part
in the GoGlobal programme

Programme & partners


  • Bootcamp: In 2020 the Bootcamp will be online. Involves a team of mentors and lecturers that have a pan-European & international track record. See the detailed programme here.
  • An event in Hamburg in June 2020 gives opportunities to boost the deployment of best in class innovation solutions for addressing key mobility challenges.
  • Demo Day for scale-ups, on stage with a focus on professionals, investments, government and city representatives, in September 2020.
  • Barcelona Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in November 2020. All selected scale-ups have access to the SCEWC and are invited to panel discussions and pitches. Broad networking opportunities.

Get funding and all the benefits the regional
hubs can provide you: Apply for the EIT Urban Mobility
Scale-up Hub programme!

Who should apply?


1. Minimum eligibility criteria

  • Incorporated in EU or EIT Urban Mobility participating countries
  • A team (NOT a single founder)
  • Founders that own a majority stake in the company, preferably >75%
  • None of the shareholdings are outside EU or EIT Urban Mobility participating countries
  • Clear, scalable business idea, in line with strategic priorities of EIT Urban Mobility
  • Advanced validation (TRL 7-9)
  • Demonstrated revenue generated from customers, preferably € 100k in the last fiscal year
  • Pilot activities with cities, already ongoing or with a strong potential
  • Minimum € 1 billion addressable market

2. Maximum eligibility criteria

  • The startup should have received less than € 1 billion revenue and/or investment

Three steps process


  1. Apply through our application form on https://um7.eu/ until 15 May 2020 at 23:59 CET (CLOSED!)
  2. A panel of qualified evaluators will review your application until 20 May 2020
  3. The best 15 teams will be notified on 21 May 2020 to join the online Bootcamp taking place on 26-27 May 2020

Do you want to be part of the
EIT Urban Mobility Scale-up Hub programme?