Within EIT Urban Mobility, cities are our driving force and enablers of faster innovation adoption.
In 2023, 12 cities from across Europe with niche mobility challenges requiring innovative solutions have been selected to participate in the Rapid Applications for Transport (RAPTOR) programme.
We are excited to welcome the cities of Ajka, Akureyri, Ankara, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Debrecen, Dubnica nad Váhom, the Hague, Helsingborg, Mechelen, Munich, and Stuttgart, to the RAPTOR family!
Each of the cities identified specific challenges that can be addressed in a short period of time. These include promoting micromobility, mobility data, sustainable logistics, safe and accessbile cycling, intermodality, EV charging technology, and public transport in remote neighbourhoods.
In early March, the competition will be launched for start-ups and SMEs to propose solutions addressing these city mobility challenges.
Each city, supported by technical and business advisors, will select the most promising start-ups and SMEs to receive funding, to develop their Solution to be tested in the city within five months of award.
Keep posted for the specifics on the niche mobility challenges for each of these cities – coming next week! In the meantime, make sure to register for the call information day happening on 15 March 2023.