Autonomy Mobility World Expo


Funding the Movement 

Now in its 5th year, the Autonomy Mobility Startup Challenge – formerly known as Funding the Movement - recognises and celebrates startups that are bringing new innovations and enabling transformation in the mobility sector. It is open to startups less than 7 years old presenting projects, products, solutions, ideas, or prototypes focusing on any of 7 Industry Themes in our mobility ecosystem.

Where is it?

The challenge takes place during
at Pavillon 6, Porte de Versailles
on March 22nd  2023

 How does it work?

21 startups will be pre-selected to pitch on the AMWE Stage on March 22nd (3 from each industry theme)

8 winners will receive a prize with international recognition (1 from each industry theme, and 1 overall winner from the Public)

 A prestigious jury composed of mobility investors, strategic mobility players, and partners of Autonomy will review and select the best projects.


7 categories

1. Smart Mobility Cities
Re-engineering cities for the shift from motorist to mobilist; includes the expansion of mass transit and the infrastructures for connected, autonomous, shared, and electric vehicles. 
2. Mass Transit
The backbone of Smart Cities Mobility; complements active and shared mobility and is the best solution for moving large numbers of people quickly. 
3. Active Mobility
Shares the streets with multiple modes of mobility; includes walking, cycling, micromobility, and other human-powered vehicles.  
4. EV Fleets
Corporate fleets are going green with companies switching from ICE to EV; fleet managers need to understand assisting EV purchases, charging infrastructure, and optimizing driving through route planning and telematics. 
5. Shared Mobility 
Comprised of car, bike, and scooter sharing; encompasses the hardware, software, and services used by shared mobility operators. 
6. Urban logistics
How to complete the “last mile” while saving time and costs; includes cargo bikes, delivery robots, LEVs, and other hardware, as well as the software that manages fleets, parcels, and pickups. 
7. Autonomous Vehicles
Needs to be integrated with mass transit and shared services; constitutes driverless trains, trams, buses, shuttles, and, cars as well as the hardware and software that enable autonomous mobility.

Finalists will be announced in February 2023.

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