Seeking Innovative Transport Projects for Corporate Accelerator

Background / Description

We are a major transport leasing company in Russia seeking new and innovative transport solutions. In order to achieve that, we have launched a corporate accelerator that supports innovative projects, as well as to bring together key stakeholders of the transport industry, such as leading enterprises, industrial hubs, universities and technological startups.

We are interested in technologies that can be used to design, produce and operate different vehicles  – air, water, rail, passenger and cargo – and to implement transport infrastructure projects. The proposed solutions must have at least a functional prototype. The selected projects will participate in a 3-month acceleration program and can launch pilot projects in partnership with the major companies in the transportation sector.

Technical Specifications

We are looking for startups with functional prototypes in the areas of air transport, water transport, railroad transport, passenger and cargo ground transport, road-building and maintenance equipment, and transport infrastructure projects. The proposed solution should be in the following technology areas:

  • Industry 4.0 and new production technologies in transport engineering 
  • Unmanned transport 
  • Energy efficient transport 
  • Transportation lifecycle management 
  • Transport safety 
  • Digitalisation and cyber security 
  • Development of transport infrastructure 
  • Leasing operations


Selection Criteria

We are seeking solutions that meet the following criteria: 

  • Applicability in the transport industry
  • Engineering prototype has been produced and tested (TRL6+)
  • Two or more people in the team 


Selected Projects

The projects that pass the selection stage will: 

  • Receive feedback from leading experts in the transportation sector 
  • Participate in the acceleration program and will work on their product with the support of the industry’s leading experts 
  • Launch paid pilot projects to test and check the working parameters of their concepts, together with major transport and industrial companies. 


Further Details

Details of the accelerator programme may be found on the webpage which you will be redirected to after clicking on the 'Proceed To Details' button below and filling up a short form with your basic information. 

Preferred Business Model

  • R&D Collaboration
  • Licensing
  • IP Acquisition
  • Business Collaboration (Joint Venture, Distribution)
  • Others

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