Moove Lab, a start-up accelerator born from a meeting between the professional organization of the automotive trade sector Mobilians (formerly CNPA) and the start-up accelerator Mobivia (Norauto, Midas, Carter-cash, etc.) through ID , targets the whole of Europe. To do this, Moove Lab announced on August 1, 2022, a partnership with EIT Urban Mobility (EITUM), an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, the European Union body dedicated to urban mobility.
Make EITUM more visible
“Over 5 years, Moove Lab has become the go-to accelerator for all innovative mobility startups,” said Xavier Horent, general manager of Mobilians, in a press release. This program has worked well in the long run. a stronger presence at Station F and this new partnership enhances its internationalization.” Moove Lab claims to have supported 69 startups from 6 European countries through 9 promotions. EITUM, on the other hand, was launched in 2019 to help improve the urban mobility landscape. To date, the company has invested 3 million euros in 32 start-ups from 16 countries.
The collaboration between these two players aims to develop the mobile startup ecosystem in France and more broadly in Europe. The idea is to make French startups more open to a European perspective. This includes giving more visibility to the EITUM, which will be able to invest up to €500,000 in some young shoots of the Moove Lab.
Ecosystem development in France
This partnership also aims to help EITUM start-ups establish themselves in France. Moove Lab is looking to offer its services to EITUM-funded startups, in particular by integrating one of the young shoots into its next two promotions. Like other participating startups, they will be able to integrate Station F and benefit from expert support from Mobilians and Via ID. The startup accelerator also undertakes to provide them with access to various partner companies.
“As a leading global ecosystem, Moove Lab and Station F offer a unique opportunity for Horizon Europe startups to gain access to mobility and the French market,” said Fredrik Hanell, Director of Startups at EIT Urban Mobility. mission to create more livable cities by providing support and investment for the best start-ups in our field.”
This partnership is part of a larger strategy. The European Union aims to promote the technology ecosystem and the development of start-ups. This, in particular, involves the integration of various initiatives implemented in the countries and in the European Union.