EIT Urban Mobility Scale-up Hub

Be part of the EIT Urban Mobility Scale-up Hub and take your mobility startup to the next level!

Do you want to be part of the EIT Urban Mobility Scale-up Hub programme?

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  • Programme for start-ups across all EIT Urban Mobility pan-European partners with a focus on urban mobility and urban infrastructure
  • Excellent opportunity for start-ups to become visible through the urban mobility Startup Map Europe
  • Facilitation for start-ups for market entry and receive support from EIT Urban Mobility
  • Enhancement fundraising processes + help with investor readiness and introductions to potential investors (via Finance2Move)
  • Pilot activities with cities: Up to three scale-ups will get the chance to access up to EUR 50 000 in equity-free funding to run pilot projects with European cities in 2020


  • Bootcamp: In 2020 the Bootcamp will be online. Involves a team of mentors and lecturers that have a pan-European & international track record. See the detailed programme here
  • An event in Hamburg in June 2020 gives opportunities to boost the deployment of best in class innovation solutions for addressing key mobility challenges
  • Demo Day for scale-ups, on stage with a focus on professionals, investments, government and city representatives, in September 2020
  • Barcelona Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in November 2020. All selected scale-ups have access to the SCEWC and are invited to panel discussions and pitches. Broad networking opportunities

Who should apply?

1. Minimum eligibility criteria

  • Incorporated in EU or EIT Urban Mobility participating countries
  • A team (NOT a single founder)
  • Founders that own a majority stake in the company, preferably >75%
  • None of the shareholdings are outside EU or EIT Urban Mobility participating countries
  • Clear, scalable business idea, in line with strategic priorities of EIT Urban Mobility
  • Advanced validation (TRL 7-9)
  • Demonstrated revenue generated from customers, preferably EUR 100k in the last fiscal year
  • Pilot activities with cities, already ongoing or with a strong potential
  • Minimum EUR 1 billion addressable market

2. Maximum eligibility criteria

  • The startup should have received less than EUR 1 billion revenue and/or investment

Three-step process

  • Apply through the application form at https://um7.eu/ until 15 May 2020 at 23:59 CET
  • A panel of qualified evaluators will review your application until 20 May 2020
  • The best 15 teams will be notified on 21 May 2020 to join the online Bootcamp taking place on 26-27 May 2020