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RAPID APPLICATIONS FOR TRANSPORT

Pilot your innovative urban mobility ideas in smart European cities


Rapid Applications for Transport (RAPTOR) is a competition that swiftly creates and tests solutions to niche urban mobility challenges. Participants compete to provide the most innovative, feasible, and impactful solutions. RAPTOR is funded by EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union.

What winners get

• Support package of € 50.000 total value, including:
– Cash prize of €30.000 (VAT excluded)
– Mentoring and support throughout 4-months
– 2-days per week office space in EIT Urban Mobility headquarters (optional)
• Pilot your MVP within our partners cities
• Potential to be involved in other startup / SMEs programmes at EIT Urban Mobility

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Who can participate

• Individuals*
• Teams*
• Start-ups
• SMEs 

*If selected as a winner, individuals and teams will be required to register a start-up organisation within a European Union member state before the programme starts. 

Choose your challenge


Timeline

30 July 2021

Online Kick Off Event

Join us to kick off the opening of the online submission platform and to hear more about the challenges!

30 July 2021
15 September 2021

Q&A Event

Learn more about the application process and have your questions answered by the RAPTOR team!

15 September 2021
03 October 2021

Competition Application Closes

Submit your solution by 23:59 CEST!

03 October 2021
30 October 2021

Winner Notified

Those who have passed through both phases of evaluation will receive news.

30 October 2021
01 January 2022

MVP Development Phase Start

Winners start working on developing their MVP and begin to receive mentoring and support.

01 January 2022
30 May 2022

In-Situ Testing of MVPs

The MVP of each winner will be tested by the participating cities in-situ during one week.

30 May 2022

Partners


This project is funded by EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union. EIT Urban Mobility acts to accelerate positive change on mobility to make urban spaces more liveable. Learn more: eiturbanmobility.eu.

raptor@eiturbanmobility.eu

EIT Urban Mobility Headquarters
Torre Glories, Diagonal 211
25th Floor
08018 Barcelona
Spain