The Sustainable Urban Mobility support office (JIIP-TUM consortium) on behalf of DG MOVE has organised the “Idea Accelerator and Futuristic Lab”. During the TEN-T Days 2018, which is taking place in Ljubljana from today until next Thursday, the European Commission gives the opportunity to 37 Young Innovative Companies (YIC) and Project Promoters to pitch on the “Idea Accelerator and Futuristic Lab” their innovative mobility solutions. The “Idea Accelerator and Futuristic Lab” will be opened by Commissioner Violeta Bulc today at 10:30.

All TEN-T Days participants are invited to attend this “Marketplace” session. This is a great opportunity to meet new investors as well as public-private partners from across Europe. In addition, the European Investment Project Portal has offered to set up bilateral matchmaking meeting during the TEN-T Days 2018.

Marketplace presentation will be made by representatives of Young Innovative Companies (start-ups, scale-ups, SMEs) and Project Promoters (EU-funded projects, public and private funding and financing managers). Along 6 pitches rounds of innovation topics ranging from decarbonisation to cities and digital applications, the European Commission, assisted by an excellent jury consisting of investors and transport leaders, will identify the best three pitches which will be awarded. (

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