Join us live from Tallinn for the Opening Ceremony of our 4th edition!

We are extremely excited to launch the two-months application period of the 4th EUSP Edition on 30 September 2021, 18h Tallinn time (EEST)/ 17h Brussels time (CEST). The event brings together the political, business and tech leadership from across Europe into a hybrid event with a physical smart stage in Tallinn, Estonia; Broadcast by the Brussels Times. Our very distinguished speakers will provide insight about innovation in clean mobility and also explain to startups what why they should apply, what their organisations are offering startups, and how they could apply.


Moderated by Dan Sobovitz, EUSP CCO and Moderator

18:00 PM – 18:30 PM: “VIP Reverse-pitch”:

8 EU institutions pitching to startups why apply and win their respective Special Prizes

  • Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight
  • Helena Dalli, Commissioner for Equality at the European Commission
  • Lilyana Pavlova, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank
  • Karima Delli, Chairwoman of the Transport and Tourism Committee at the European Parliament
  • Rodrigo da Costa, Executive Director of the EU Agency for the Space Programme
  • Carlo Borghini, Executive Director at Shift2Rail
  • Richard Frizon, Executive Director ad Interim at SESAR JU
  • Jennifer Dungs, Head of Mobility at EIT InnoEnergy

18:30 PM – 18:40 PM: Round-Table of the Co-founders of the EU Startup Prize: The future of European Mobility Innovation

  • Marie Bonniol, Co-founder, Marketing and Ecosystem Leader at Via-ID
  • Joël Hazan, Co-founder, Partner and Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group

18:40 PM – 19:00 PM: Startups, global players are looking for you!

Meeting our European ecosystem for sustainable mobility (Part I)

  • Catherine Leboul-Proust, Director of Strategy at GRDF
  • Alban Negret, Head of Innovation and Corporate Venture at Groupe ADP
  • Stéphane Cobo, Head of Open Innovation, Foresight & Disruptive Businesses at RATP group
  • Paul Holthus, CEO at World Ocean Council

19:00 PM – 19:20 PM: Startups, our ecosystem is here to help you scale! Meeting our European ecosystem for sustainable mobility (Part II)

  • Ave Lauringson, Managing Director at e-Estonia
  • Jehan de Thé, Public Affairs Director at Europcar mobility group
  • Carmela Canonico, Manager at ERTICO – ITS Europe
  • Dorothée Dayraut, Public Affairs and Communication Director of the CNPA
  • Keith Whelan, Event Director of the Electronomous – International Mobility Summit

19:20 PM – 19:25 PM: Application process for 2020

  • Charles Thou, CEO and Co-founder at Agorize

7:25 PM – 7:30 PM: Final countdown towards the opening of the 4th edition with Karima Delli, Chairwoman of the Committee on Transport at the European Parliament and President of the EU Startup Prize for Mobility