Business Creation Programmes

EIT Urban Mobility´s Business Creation programme aims to become the reference in the market for transforming innovative mobility projects into the most successful business models through the creation of start-ups or scale-up of existing businesses. Our tools are:

  • Resources for start-ups and scale-ups
  • Knowledge and training
  • Funding
  • Networking

We support the lifecycle of start-ups through the phases of acceleration, incubation and scale-up and through our own investment tool.

Acceleration

GOAL

  • Offer acceleration to startups in all five regions by July 2021, using a staged approach

USP

  • Thematic focus on URBAN MOBILITY
  • Cities as partner for concept validation and pilot projects.
  • Access to 15k grant via Finance2Move

FOCUS

  • EARLY STAGE startups from EU plus EIT participating countries.
  • INDIVIDUALIZED training & mentoring

Scale-up hub

GOALS

  • Operate as “alumni club” for accelerated companies
  • Provide a second entry gate for mature startups

USP

  • Same as Acceleration
  • Access to Go Global and Finance2Move for relevant startups

FOCUS

  • Alumni and MATURE STARTUPS from EIT regions

Go Global

GOAL

  • Provide trips for urban mobility startups to connect and expand internationally and welcome international startups

USP

  • Access to network and EITUM ecosystem
  • Access to exclusive events, e.g. Smart City Congress

FOCUS

  • Startups from ACCELERATION and Scaleup Club
  • Startups from US / LatAm / Africa

Finance2move

GOAL

  • Provide essential financial support and access to financing to urban mobility
    startups

USP

  • For startups: access to money
  • For investors: “curated” startups supported by a strong network

FOCUS

  • Startups from ACCELERATION and Scaleup Club

Startups

Scale-up hub members

Accelerator Teams

HUB East

HUB Central

HUB South