European Startup Prize for mobility

Shaping the future of mobility in Europe!

The Prize timeline

20 February – 30 April 2020
Applications are now open

Evaluation on-line: an on-line selection of the top 50 startups, who filled in the registration form. The selection is made by the Jury

May 2020
The top 50 will be revealed

The interview: the top 50 will be auditioned by the Jury in order to assess their motivation as well as the quality of their application. At the end of this selection phase, 10 winners are appointed.

July 2020
10 winners announced for a prize ceremony.

See you at the “Award Ceremony”: the startups will be selected by the Jury, based on their pitch and the overall quality of their application. 
A tailor-made mentoring powered by Boston Consulting Group, Via ID and Parallel Avocats in order to help you scale.

September-November 2020
Pitch session in front of:

- the European Investment Bank (EIB) experts, for the “Future mobility” funding programme;

- the EU-funded programme EIT Urban Mobility, to access their « Free2Move » programme (for pre/early seeds);

- the EU-funded programme EIT Innoenergy ;
- joining a pitch session in front of the European Super Angels Club (ESAC) under the framework of
their « Invest and Connect » Smart Mobility Awards 2020.

The Prize ceremony
November 2020, TBC.

You are

A mobility startup, based in the European Union and its neighboring countries, which are part of the Horizon EU cooperation programme for innovation.

Your application

will be evaluated according to 4 major selection criteria:

  • the solidity of your business model
  • your climate and environmental impact
  • your social impact for workers and users
  • your ability to scale up and benefit from our programme


In the beginning of your application, you will be asked to tick one or several of the categories below (one main and a few secondaries), depending on where they fit the best:

  1. Micro mobility
  2. Shared mobility
  3. Clean energy & e-mobility
  4. Mobility platforms & services
  5. Connected vehicles & data
  6. Autonomous vehicles & systems
  7. Smart infrastructure & parking
  8. Long-distance logistics & last mile
  9. Air mobility, air traffic management & unmanned aircrafts

Those categories will help the Jury to match the right experts with the startups to be evaluated.