Applications for RAPTOR Competition 2023 are now closed.
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Choose Your Challenge
Ajka, Hungary: Public transport optimisation
Akureyri, Iceland: Optimising transport intermodality
Ankara, Türkiye: Optimising micro-mobility operations
Barcelona Metropolitan Area, Spain: City logistics data-driven
Capital Region of Denmark: EV charging price transparency
Debrecen, Hungary: Integration of remote neighbourhoods through active mobility
Dubnica nad Vahom, Slovakia: Micro-mobility usage uptake
The Hague, Netherlands: Improving sustainable journeys to the beach
Helsingborg, Sweden: Bicycle culture know-how
Mechelen, Belgium: Measuring freight CO2 emissions
Munich, Germany: Smart data on mobility patterns
Stuttgart Region, Germany: Rethink your ride
Who can apply?
Start-ups and SMEs from Member States of the European Union and Horizon Europe Associated Countries, including the UK and Switzerland.
Additionally, start-ups and SMEs should be registered as legal entities not more than 10 years ago from the official closing date of the call.
For full details on eligibility please refer to the Competition Manual.
RAPTOR 2023 projects will run for 5 months from August – December 2023. There are two main project stages summarised below:
Stage 1: Solution Development and Mentoring
First half of funds (17 500 euro)
Work to develop your solution
Check-ins with EIT Urban Mobility RAPTOR team
Customised mentoring sessions
Stage 2: Solution Handover and In-Situ Testing
Final completion of solution within timeline
One week minimum live in-situ testing of solution
Second half of funds (17 500 euro)
One start-up/SME per challenge is awarded a support package including:
- 35 000 euro
- Online customised mentoring sessions
- Host city may offer 2-day per week workspace in their offices
- A contact person for the city corresponding to your challenge
- Real life testing of your solution in corresponding city
Competition Terms and Conditions
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How do I apply?
- Review the Competition Terms and Conditions to ensure you understand information such as: eligibility, timelines, KPI and financial sustainability requirements.
- Select the challenge best aligned to your solution/product/service and that will meet the city’s objectives.
- Complete your application via the tool AwardsForce
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Submission platform opens
Info Session 1
Hear from the RAPTOR team about the competition terms and conditions, timelines and how to apply.
City Q&A Session 1
Hear from the cities of Ajka, Akureyri, Capital Region of Denmark, Debrecen, Dubnica nad Váhom, and Helsingborg
City Q&A Session 2
Hear from cities Ankara, Barcelona, the Hague, Mechelen, Munich and the Stuttgart Region.
Submit your application by
Notification of First Stage Evaluations
The top 3-4 applicants per challenge will move ahead to the second stage of evaluations.
Panel Hearing for Second Stage Evaluations
Finalists will present online to a panel of judges.
Winners for each of the challenges will be notified by 7 July 2023
Kick-off of projects in August 2023
Projects finish by mid December 2023
Upcoming Info Sessions
Info Day: 15 March
Q&A Session Part 1: 21 March
Q&A Session Part 2: 22 March