Are you an innovative startup ready to reshape the future of Urban Air Mobility? The UAM Plazza Accelerator programme is looking for the most promising emerging Urban Air Mobility startups in the EU or EU-associated countries, particularly in the subdomains of
- Transport of medical goods
- Surveillance, security and safety
- Ground-enabling infrastructures
A 6-month programme, designed to help you identify and solidify your product market fit, showcase your solutions and bring them to market through:
CONNECTIONS with the European UAM ecosystem,key stakeholders, investors and living labs;
WORKSHOPS on business strategy and development, pitching, fundraising, regulation and social acceptance;
EVENTS with key industry players where to network and pitch and FUNDRAISING opportunities.
Applications deadline: 15 April. Application form and more details available here.
About the programme: The Urban Air Mobility Plazza Accelerator programme, co-funded by the EIT Urban Mobility, aims to solve current city challenges by implementing aeronautical innovative technologies in Urban Mobility. The programme is organized by the international consortium composed of Toulouse Métropole — a local public institution on a territory home to a pioneering aeronautics innovation ecosystem, Aerospace Valley — the leading European competitiveness cluster in the aerospace sector, CARNET — an open hub of automotive and mobility research & innovation, and Ferrovial — focused on developing innovative and sustainable transportation solutions.
The UAM Plazza Accelerator programme is already assisting 10 start-ups developing urban air mobility solutions from across Europe focusing on environmentally sustainable logistics and clean energy. Apart from networking with experts, information sessions on investment rounds, access to living labs, and regular mentoring, the accelerator programme is helping start-ups to raise investment, test and validate their product, learn more about policy and regulation requirements, and access the UAM ecosystem and market. Expert coaches are working with selected startups to design their business plan, product development strategy, investment needs, and go-to-market strategy. With the overall aim to innovate in urban mobility, integrating a third dimension with air mobility solutions to decongest and decontaminate the cities. Thus, facilitating the transport of citizens and goods and promoting sustainable, safe, and convenient mobility.