Upcoming Challenges

Energy Tech Challengers 2022

Worldwide

Apply before March 25th

Does your startup have what it takes to speed the clean energy transition? Then join Energy Tech Challengers to give your business the boost it needs!

It’s a unique opportunity to pitch your company to the most influential industry leaders, allowing your solutions to get global recognition, grab investors’ attention and build new partnerships.

To enter, applicants must be innovators in one of the eight areas — Carbon Removal, Emissions Management, Battery, E-Mobility, Hydrogen, Digitalization, Automation & AI, and Future Grid.

THE PRIZE

The TOP-80 startups will get to pitch their innovations to 100+ industry’s global VCs and CVCs. It’s the perfect opportunity to network and build new partnerships.

Finalists will also gain global media exposure and increase their brand visibility, reaching a network of 200 000+ industry experts.

Urban Tech Challengers 2022

Worldwide

Apply before April 10, 2022

Urban Tech Challengers is an annual pitch competition for the most game-changing startups striving to accelerate innovation for sustainable cities.

If your company creates disruptive solutions that improve city life — this is your chance to put your product or service in the spotlight. Join and compete for the attention of 100+ VCs & CVCs, global media exposure, and an equity-free money prize.

To enter, applicants must be innovators fostering the urban tech revolution in one of the seven areas: Construction Tech, Property & Real Estate Tech, Smart Buildings & IoT, Infrastructure & Industrial IoT, Waste & Water, Energy Efficiency or Urban Mobility.

THE PRIZE

TOP-70 finalists will be invited to pitch live or virtually at the Urban Tech Forward 2022 event (May 24-26, 2022). Each finalist gets media attention, access to the networking platform and brand visibility – reaching a professional community of 200 000+ industry experts. One company will become the Ultimate Winner, while top companies in each of the seven tracks will be awarded prizes.

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Smart Move Challenge 2022

Worldwide

Apply before April 22, 2022

Do you have an idea, solution, or product facilitating personal mobility that operates or is used collectively or on a sharing basis? If so, we’re interested in you! 

This international competition invites startups to put forward an idea, solution, or product facilitating personal mobility that operates or is used collectively or on a sharing basis.

The contest is open to emerging companies seeking their first market and not yet fully established in their line of business.

THE PRIZE

FUNDING : A €10,000 prize will be awarded to the winner of the “Grand Prize”, together with a free Agora on Thursday, 9th of June.

VISIBILITY : Winning startups will have a free stand for next exhibition Rencontres nationales du transport public in 2023.

PARTNERSHIPS : Winning startups will have an opportunity to meet innovation directors from multinationals working in the sector.

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WORLDWIDE

Apply before March 11, 2022

In its third edition, the Miami Mobility Challenge – ‘M2’ – is an opportunity for innovative start-ups from around Florida, the nation and around the world to engage in Florida’s fast-expanding and dynamic new mobility landscape. The Miami Mobility Challenge is aimed at improving mobility on existing transportation infrastructure using emerging technologies.

THE PRIZE

To be announced soon
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EUROPE

Apply before March 4, 2022

As cities face many challenges (environmental, social, societal), RATP Group positions itself as the preferred partner of decarbonized cities, notably through its innovative, connected and shared mobility solutions. With the help of innovative startups The Group is notably making use of innovative partnerships with selected startups to improve its service quality, change its way of working and shape the world of tomorrow. The challenges this year spotlight the importance of shared mobility and eco-firendly solutions.

THE PRIZE

- 4 free Startup tickets for VivaTech
- A place in the RATP Lab at Vivatech 2022 including a public pitch session
- Pitch in front of RATP Capital Innovation, RATP Group’s investment funds
- Participation in the RATP Group startup acceleration program for 6 months
- Access to Urbanopolis, the RATP Group network of innovation labs
- A one-week marketing campaign on the metro network
- Support, counselling and mentoring in partnership with the Startup Leadership Program
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FRANCE ET OUTRE-MER

Postuler avant le 12 janvier 2022

Pour ses 10 ans, le prix 10.000 startups pour changer le monde reprend la route pour son tour de France et des Outre-Mer à la recherche des pépites qui changent le monde et deviendront les futurs champions de la French Tech ! Les sélections auront lieu à Marseille, Lyon, Paris, Nantes, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille et Strasbourg pour la métropole en janvier et février 2022.

Le Prix

Les 10 grands gagnants nationaux bénéficieront de 100.000 euros d’espaces publicitaires à dépenser sur les différents supports de La Tribune ! Et surtout, c’est l’occasion d’une médiatisation exceptionnelle étalée sur trois mois : articles après chaque étape de la tournée par La Tribune et les médias invités, campagne de soutien sur les réseaux sociaux pour les 48 lauréats, portrait par un journaliste de La Tribune et projecteurs du Grand Rex pour les 10 grands gagnants.
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WORLDWIDE

Apply before Novembre 16 2021

The L.A. New Mobility Challenge is an annual global startup competition focused on innovative, zero-emission solutions for the challenges of urban mobility. The Challenge is focused on startups and early-stage companies making a real impact in the sustainable mobility space. Challenge finalists will pitch in front of a curated team of investors, VCs, and key players from the public and private sectors during CoMotion LA, November 16-18, 2021.
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RÉGION ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

Postuler avant le 8 octobre 2021

Île-de-France Mobilités et la Région Île-de-France lancent la troisième édition du Challenge Information Voyageurs.

La thématique de cette année est de rassurer les voyageurs et d’accompagner leur retours dans les transports commun.

Le Challenge est ouvert à tous les acteurs désireux d’apporter des solutions innovantes au service des voyageurs en Île-de-France.

THE PRIZE

Les lauréats bénéficieront d’une bourse de 200 000 € et auront l’opportunité d’expérimenter leurs solutions dans toute la région sur le réseau francilien, avec le soutien d’Île-de-France Mobilités.
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PARIS

Postulez avant le 29 mars 2021

Puisque l'innovation bouillonne partout en France, La Tribune s'engage depuis 9 ans dans tous les territoires, au plus près du tissu économique, à repérer et à mettre en avant toute la diversité de l'entrepreneuriat made in France. Notre jury d'experts et de journalistes réalise un tour de France dans 8 métropoles (Lille, Strasbourg, Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nantes et Paris) à la recherche des entrepreneur(e)s qui changent le monde et que le monde a besoin de connaître.

THE PRIZE

Les 7 lauréats du challenge, bénéficieront de :

50 000 € d'achat d'espace publicitaire au sein de La Tribune Couverture médiatique dans La Tribune et contact privilégié avec nos rédactions Rencontres avec les partenaires et l’écosystème tech autour de vous
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PARIS

POSTULEZ AVANT LE 28 MARS 2021

X-Mobility est l’évènement mobilité qui se tient tous les ans au Mans depuis quelques années, organisé par Le Mans Tech sur les thématiques Disruption et Impact. C’est dans ce contexte qu’a été lancé l’an dernier X-Mobility Challenge, un programme d’accélération et d’accompagnement immersif et sur mesure. 

LE PRIX

Les 6-8 startups sélectionnées remporterons:

Un parcours d’accompagnement immersif et intensif pendant 10 mois Des workshops sur mesure La possibilité d’exposer sur le célèbre circuit des 24H du Mans.
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PARIS

APPLY BEFORE 29 JANUARY 2021 

Moove Lab powered by via ID​
Join the only mobility-focused startup accelerator at Station F, the world's largest startup campus in Paris !

THE PRIZE

The selected startups will join the Moove Lab on March 8th and benefit from a 6-month intensive program:

- Customized coaching by the Moove Lab team and a network of experts on key topics for entrepreneurs (business development, fundraising, international development..)
- Business opportunities with the program’s corporate partners (Bridgestone, Cofidis, LS Group, Club Identicar and CETRI)
- Offices at Station F Paris and access to its unique resources (workshops, perks..)
- Privileged access to the founders' networks, the CNPA and Via ID (corporates, investors,..)
- High visibility within the French and European mobility ecosystem
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PARIS

PROPOSEZ VOTRE PROJET AVANT LE 6 NOVEMBRE 2020

Île-de-France Mobilités lance la seconde édition du Challenge Information Voyageur 2020 sur la thématique "Mobilité responsable". L’objectif du challenge est de promouvoir des solutions innovantes adressant les enjeux sanitaires, sociaux et environnementaux, afin de les inscrire au plus près des attentes des voyageurs en termes d’information.

LE PRIX

Les 3 lauréats du challenge, pourront :

- Expérimenter leur solution sur le réseau francilien
- Bénéficier d'une subvention financière et d'un accompagnement dédié pour le développement de leur solution et/ou organisation
- Rencontrer des experts de la communauté d’Île-de-France Mobilités pour créer des synergies avec leur activité.
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PARIS

Postuler avant le 30 Septembre 2020

Pourquoi un palmarès des R Awards* pour les services de l’automobile et de la mobilité ?
Le CNPA a souhaité lancer en 2019 le Palmarès des services de l’automobile et de la mobilité des R Awards pour valoriser les actions remarquables réalisées par ses adhérents dans les domaines du développement durable.

PRIX

Trophées pour récompenser vos actions remarquables.
Vous pouvez candidater quels que soit votre métier, votre taille d'entreprise et la nature de votre initiative.
Vous pouvez être candidat plusieurs fois, pour plusieurs actions/initiatives différentes. 
Logo Automobile Awards

PARIS

Postuler avant le 30 Septembre 2020

Évènement incontournable du calendrier automobile, les AUTOMOBILE AWARDS célèbrent, cette année, leur 3e édition… l’occasion de mettre en avant ceux qui, par leur esprit d’initiative et d’innovation, simplifient la vie des usagers, qu’ils soient piétons en quête de nouvelles mobilités, cyclistes, motards ou automobilistes.

THE PRIZE

Pour la première fois, les AUTOMOBILE AWARDS récompenseront la startup de l’année, issues de l’une des 5 catégories suivantes :
1. Aide à l’achat et/ou à la vente 
2. Location 
3. Entretien / Équipement
4. Stationnement
5. Autres.
Les 5 startups retenues viendront effectuer un pitch de 2 minutes durant la soirée de remise des prix, organisée le lundi 7 décembre à l’hôtel George V, devant un parterre de 250 invités, issus du secteur automobile (DG, Directeur de la communication ou marketing des marques participantes, médias spécialisés, partenaires de l’évènement…). L’assistance sera alors appelée à voter pour élire LA startup la plus pertinente.
Gif BikeToWork Call for solutions

PARIS

Apply before 30 June 2020

Do you have a solution of micromobility that can help HR and employees returning to work safely? It is time to apply!

THE OPPORTUNITY

30 companies will be selected to have the opportunity to be part of the Mobility Village and have their solutions showcased to 180.000+ daily workers of the largest business district in Europe!
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PARIS

Apply before 30 June 2020

Do you have a project related to the mobility of tomorrow? Get started! ŠKODA accompanies you and supports your campaign on Kisskissbankbank.

THE PRIZE

Among the 5 Finalists, 3 projects will be selected to receive the Prizes
First Place Winner :
- 10,000 (ten thousand) euros financial allocation
- personal coaching by a mobility expert at ŠKODA France for half a day.
Second Place Winner :
- 5 000 (five thousand) euros financial allocation.
Third Place Winner :
- 2,500 (two thousand five hundred) euros financial allocation.
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United Kingdom, France, Germany

Apply before June 1st 2020

Entrepreneurs challenge for a joint venture!
We are looking for energetic and creative entrepreneurs to cofound a joint-venture with QUp World - an all-in-one tech suite of mobility platforms (ride-hailing, carpooling, and delivery).

THE PRIZE

50.000€ worth of technology and strategic support to co-create a platform in your city.
Three applications per country (UK, Germany, France) will be pre-selected to pitch online in front of QUp World CEO and CTO on june 18th 2020.
One entrepreneur per country will finally selected to launch a joint venture with QUp World!
Logo NextMobility

Worldwide

Apply before 31 May 2020

The Summit will gather thousands of attendees, 30+ speakers, 20+ startups, from over 40 countries.
The main conference track will explore innovations in the field of mobility, energy and IT such as MaaS, EV, Autonomous Driving, Connected Car, New Energy, Blockchain, AI, Policy.

THE PRIZE

We will select 20 startups to pitch during the Summit in front of top investors and journalists, the prize :
- media coverage
- perks from partners
- access to investment  opportunities.
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PARIS

Apply before 31 May 2020

Moove lab, the accelerator for startups focused on mobility! Boost your project through experimentation with the largest network of mobility actors.

THE PRIZE

For 6 months, benefit from a complete acceleration program.
- A weekly coaching session: according to your needs and following key stages (customer pull, financing ...)
- A team of experts on call: Business, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, HR, Legal, Tax ...
- Thematic workshops selected with entrepreneurs and led by leading external speakers
- Potential participation in certain modules of Via ID's "Starter" program, to reduce the strategic risk of the launch to simply an operational risk.
Logo Angel

PARIS

Apply before 11 May 2020

Let's imagine together the city of tomorrow! Our mission is to improve your everyday life in cities and to make you benefit from the most respectful urban micro-mobility experience. We have therefore decided to launch the first call to project from Angell Lab, on the theme of temporary cycling facilities.

THE PRIZE

This call to project includes a grant of up to € 100,000 , along with operational support from the Angell Lab team to the selected projects aimed at:
- Create temporary cycle lanes quickly and at low cost;
- Create adequate signage to ensure the safety of cyclists but also of other vehicles in the city;
- Create light infrastructures to park bikes in transport hubs, places of life or businesses.
All submitted projects must meet two objectives :
- Be operational no later than 30 days post-lockdown in order to immediately address these issues;
- Offer an ecological and affordable solution to allow all communities or companies (whatever their size) to adopt it.
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PARIS

Apply before 30 April 2020

The EUSP is a unique acceleration programme, connected to the EU, that supports startups developing sustainable mobility innovations, with the aim of giving them the resources necessary to scale up in Europe.

THE PRIZE

1. A tour of European cities during major events in the mobility sector (destinations can be changed):
- Vivatech, 11-13 June (Paris)
- Innotrans, 22-25 September (Berlin)
- Smart Mobility Summit in Tel Aviv, XX
October (Tel-Aviv)
- Slush, 19-20 November, (Helsinki)
2. A ranking by Carbone 4 allowing them to assess the carbon impact of their company, which is a valuable metric in order to find investors or clients.
3. Two months of dedicated coaching coordinated by BCG composed of: a detailed outside-in analysis, access to large potential clients and partners, business advices by Via ID, legal mentoring by Parallel Avocats (France) or Grimaldi Studio Legale (Europe), which will be integrated in BCG’s process (ie. participation to the identification and explanation of the legal framework and issues).
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BOSTON USA

Apply before 19 April 2020

This is your opportunity to shine amongst the best and brightest female-led startups from around the globe while sharing your innovation with the emerging mobility ecosystem.

THE PRIZE

Female Founders in Mobility 2020 First Place Winner
- First Place Winner shall be short listed for Plug and Play Mobility business development accelerator program.
- One-on-one go-to-market strategy consulting with M3 Advisors, LLC
- One-on-one legal advisory with Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP
- Sponsor will work with the First Place Winner post event to facilitate introductions to potential business partners
- Sponsor will feature the First Place Winner on Sponsor’s website and via Sponsor’s network to raise awareness of each winner’s work.
Logo Wavestone The Positive Way

PARIS

Apply before 7 April 2020

Greener, safer, smarter, for all… New forms of mobility are emerging and Wavestone is launching its call for projects to support tomorrow’s rising stars. If you are a new mobility startup, join our 2020 call for projects!

THE PRIZE

The great winner will be offered a full acceleration in Paris, meaning:
– Free office in our premises at La Défense
– An access to all the firm knowledge and experts: commercial strategy, business model, recruitment, new mobility expertise, cybersecurity audit, IT architecture, digital communication, etc
– Connection with our key account customers for commercial synergies, through event, joint meetings…
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MONTREAL

Apply before March 1st 2020

Movin'On Startup Challenge 2020 Share your vision of Sustainable Mobility at Movin’On Summit 2020!

THE PRIZE

- Free flight ticket and three days accommodation in Montréal for one person,Value: 3000 €
- Free Pass and Booth Movin’On Summit (Value: 3400 €)
- A tailored program at Movin’On Summit (working sessions, conferences, matching sessions, personalized Networking opportunities…)
- 3 to 5 qualified contacts with CEO's, political leaders, cities and academics among (5000+ participants)
- Enter a unique network of sustainable mobility startups
- Gain in visibility and exposure and benefit from the broad media coverage of the summit (220 media representatives)
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MONTREAL

Apply before March 1st 2020

Movin'On Startup Challenge 2020 Share your vision of Sustainable Mobility at Movin’On Summit 2020!

THE PRIZE

- Free flight ticket and three days accommodation in Montréal for one person,Value: 3000 €
- Free Pass and Booth Movin’On Summit (Value: 3400 €)
- A tailored program at Movin’On Summit (working sessions, conferences, matching sessions, personalized Networking opportunities…)
- 3 to 5 qualified contacts with CEO's, political leaders, cities and academics among (5000+ participants)
- Enter a unique network of sustainable mobility startups
- Gain in visibility and exposure and benefit from the broad media coverage of the summit (220 media representatives)
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