The time has come! We are thrilled to announce the 10 most promising European startups in clean mobility of our 4th edition. These startups stood out among the 563 applications that we received this year and went through a long and rigorous vetting process; the first phase consisted of 60 independent evaluators who ranked all the valid applications. The top 50 startups then went through in-depth interviews with our professional jury where they had to pitch their business; showing their ability to make mobility more sustainable and inclusive. The following ten are the grand winners (in alphabetical order).
|BAQME is a platform for shared electric cargo bikes, on a mission to reduce short distance car trips in cities.
We currently operate with a fleet of >200 bikes in 2 cities in the Netherlands.
|Bia Power SL offers smart electric vehicle charging (EV) software platform featuring high-performing forecasting algorithms and a powerful optimization engine to intelligently manage, predict, and optimize EV charging.||🇪🇸|
|GO Sharing offers 100% electric shared transport all via one app. E-scooters, e-bikes and e-cars are all available to reduce private owned transport and make more sustainable transport accessible.||🇳🇱|
|Heex Technologies enables the next generation of AI companies to get to the data that they need and deliver on the promise of ground-breaking innovations.||🇫🇷|
|NOWOS aims to support the circular economy for lithium-ion batteries. NOWOS extend the life of products by repairing damaged and defective batteries, by reusing and recycling the raw material.||🇳🇱|
|OTIV offers assistance and autonomous systems for rail vehicles in complex urban/industrial environments. We disrupt the industry by upgrading existing fleets with smart sensors and algorithms.||🇧🇪|
|REVOLVE AIR is a revolutionary foldable active wheelchair that saves up to 60% of its space when both frame and unique 24 inches foldable wheels are folded.||🇩🇪|
|Storkjet is producing software for the aviation industry which helps airlines save 4% of fuel and reducing CO2 emissions.||🇵🇱|
|Vianova uses connected vehicles data to help cities and mobility operators build more efficient and sustainable transport systems for people and goods.||🇫🇷|
|Zeleros is the EU company leading the development of a scalable hyperloop, a new transport system to connect cities and logistics hubs at 1000km/h, 0 direct emissions and high energy efficiency.||🇪🇸|
What’s next? On 19.5.22 we will hold our Final Ceremony, which is an official event of the current French Presidency of the EU. During the event, the ten winners will present their technology, we will reveal the ten additional winners of special category prizes, and of course you will hear from our VIPs and market leaders who are part of the Prize ecosystem. If you can’t make it to Paris, worry not, the event will also be livestreamed by the Brussels Times.
The ten winners will present their technology in front of our grand jury and the general public at our Final Ceremony on 19/5 at the ChangeNow fair in Paris. Our ceremony, an official event of the French Presidency of the EU, will It will also be livestreamed by the Brussels Times, so stay tuned!