Back on the 3rd edition of Autonomy

To Category Events

Posted on 06 November 2018

Read timeout minutes

From 18th to 20th October, took place the third edition of Autonomy, the exhibition dedicated to the urban mobility of tomorrow.

Elisabeth Borne, Minister for Transport, was present at the opening ceremony as was Mounir Mahjoubi, Secretary of State to the Minister of the Economy and Finance, in charge of Digital to show their involvement on these essential topics.

This year, 8 000 visitors were able to:

More than 200 exhibitors gathered during this 3rd edition at the Grande Halle de la Villette to show us their solutions dedicated to more sustainable and intelligent urban mobility.

During these 3 days of conferences, various topics were discussed as MaaS (Mobility as a Service), air mobility, autonomous vehicles, public-private partnerships, use of mobility data by cities etc. Speakers include Markus Villig, founder of VTC Taxify, Mathieu Dunant, RATP Director of Innovation and Jean Marc Zulesi, MP, Member of the Committee on Sustainable Development and Regional Planning .


Jean-François Dhinaux, Director of Strategy and Synergies at Via ID, spoke at the “Europe, China and the US: 3 Markets, 3 Approaches to Innovation” Roundtable with Joseph Constanty, Niu Scooter’s International Director and Ivan Ollivier, Director of the Nissan Innovation Lab.




In order to highlight our ecosystem, we set up a Via ID village bringing together 7 of our startups and partners. Our booth was able to centralize key players in mobility while promoting meetings and synergies.


So, were present with us:

FUNDING THE MOVEMENT : 3 of our startups selected

Felix  (electric taxi scooter service), WeBreathe (smart management of people flows applied to the transport and city markets) and Mobeelity (mobility management solution for businesses via a multimodal app) were selected among the most innovative startups in the field of urban mobility. They were able to pitch in front of an audience of investors and large groups during Autonomy’s #Funding the Movement program.



A cocktail gathering our startups and partners took place in the presence of Karima Deli, European Deputy EELV, Ross Douglas, Founder and President of Autonomy, Jean-Marc Zulesi, French Deputy of Bouches-du-Rhône and Marion Gust, Head of the mission networks, mobility and lifestyles with the Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition.


As part of their European tour, the winners of the European Startup Prize for mobility were also invited to participate at Autonomy and were able to present their projects to Mounir Mahjoubi and Elisabeth Borne.

Karima Delli officially announced the second edition of the prize, which will be launched next December.