Audi Innovation Award

The Audi Innovation Award seeks to empower startups with innovative solutions that impact our daily lives and shape the future of smart mobility


This challenge is open to startups in Taiwan or based in the APAC region

with interest in relocating/expanding its operations to Taiwan.

Applications are now close


Audi Taiwan Innovation Award

Do you have a brilliant idea to re-shape the future of smart mobility? Then participate in the Audi Innovation Award for the chance to work with Audi Taiwan and make your business solution a reality!

With the ambition to develop a global startup ecosystem in AI, software, and hardware, Taiwan is keen to implement smart city strategies to layout a favorable environment for this transformation. Taipei is ranked as no. 30 smart cities in the world, among the 174 cities accessed by ESE Cities in Motion Index 2019. The 2020 edition of the Audi Innovation Award brings about many changes! This year, you will have the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the automotive industry with support from our mentors. The winners will also work together with Audi Taiwan and partners to actually implement your business solution and make sure it becomes a reality!

If you are a startup in Taiwan or in the APAC region, Audi would like to join forces and cooperate to re-shape the future of smart mobility with ground-breaking ideas!



You are a startup in Taiwan in the APAC region that has solutions that can be integrated into Audi Taiwan operation? Then Audi would like to hear from you!

If you are interested in this business opportunity, please submit a proposal that covers one of the following topics:


In a digital era, the classic way of doing business is facing a fundamental transformation that opens new possibilities for customer services and interaction!

More than 50% of the world's population now lives in urban areas, which changes the way we live and also requires new retail formats and customer experience

Automotive brands are embracing new sustainable solutions and Taiwan is playing a vital role in it

Prizes & Incentives 

- Audi Taiwan:
POC with Audi Taiwan
- Audi Accelerator: 
1-year Shipping Container/ Co-working Space 
6-month Shipping Container/ Co-working Space 
Conditions apply*
- Audi Onboarding Session:
Invitation to AMA Sessions hosted by Audi and invited smart mobility experts

  TWD$150,000 Cash Prize 
  Amazing prize sponsored by our partner HERE TECHNOLOGIES

Access to TSS Programme (2pax)
with NTD 50,000 Travel subsidy

- IBM Exchange session

- IBM GEP Program US$1000 cloud credits x 12 months


  • Ideation/Sourcing

    17th APRIL - 7th June

    Projects are submitted

  • Online Vote

    12th JUNE - 19th JUNE

    Announcement 24th June 
  • Mentoring

    30th June & 9th July
  • Audi Innovation Award