Via ID & EUSP launch the 3rd edition of the European Startup Prize for Mobility !

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Posted on 17 February 2020

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Created to support European startup companies who are developing sustainable mobility innovations, the European Startup Prize For Mobility launches its 3rd edition on Thursday 20 February in Berlin.


This leading public-private initiative first launched in 2018 by Karima Delli, Chairwoman of the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee, and co-founded by Via ID and Boston Consulting Group invites startups corresponding to one of the following categories to apply before Mach 31st 2020 :


  1. Micro mobility
  2. Shared mobility
  3. Clean energy & e-mobility
  4. Mobility platforms & services
  5. Connected vehicles & data
  6. Autonomous vehicles & systems
  7. Smart infrastructure & parking
  8. Long-distance logistics & last mile
  9. Air mobility, air traffic management & unmanned aircrafts


Via ID is proud to be the co-creator of this great prize and to coordinate the selection process  to support Mobility across Europe.


Participation to the European startup Prize for Mobility is free and open to all mobility companies, incorporated in the European Union as well as countries participating to the EU program Horizon 2020, and willing to expand at the European level. 

Each application will be considered on the basis of the following criteria :

Business Model : Innovation, Market, Execution, Team.


CSR : Environmental impact & Climate, Diversity, Social and Territorial Inclusion


A better European Union aspect


The top 10 startups of the challenge will eventually benefit from a 6 months scale up program offered by the EUSP composed a 2-months dedicated coaching coordinated by BCG including business advices by Via ID, and also a tour of European cities during major events in the mobility sector (destinations can be changed):

Key dates for the 3rd edition of the EUSP:


  • 20 February 2020: applications open (Berlin)
  • 31 Mars 2020: applications close
  • 24 April 2020: announcement of the Top 50
  • 26 May 2020: announcement of the Top 10
  • 11 June 2020: Grand Ceremony at Vivatech (Paris) 

Jean-François Dhinaux, Head of Strategy & Partnerships

We select every year the 10 best startups for sustainable mobility in Europe. Our selection criteria compare business models of startups as well as their environmental and social impact

Join unique community of the best mobility talents in Europe, dedicated to bringing sustainable mobility to the next level


Become one of the 10 finalists: Warm up, because the contest platform opens on Thursday! => Register to the EUSP newsletter

Become a EUSP ambassador, to help us to spread the word about EUSP in order to continue boosting a stronger-than-ever community. => Contact the EUSP team

Become a EUSP evaluator, to support us in curating the 600+ mobility startups submissions. => Register as  an evaluator


A big thank you to our dedicated partners


Apply here

Apply now for the European Startup Prize for mobility !

20 February 2020


30 April 2020

12:00 am - 12:00 am

Paris, Berlin