Award Categories 2016
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SMART MobiPrize 2016
For 2016: MobiPrize has returned with more prizes, more benefits and a new location for the award ceremony. We started in Brazil in 2012 at Rio + 20. Then we went to Detroit, Michigan in 2014 for the ITS World Congress. Now MobiPrize is heading to Quito. 2016 MobiPrize awards will be presented to winners in October 2016 and the UN’s Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador.
The Mobi award categories for 2016 include:
For 2016, NextEnergy continues to sponsor an award for Michigan-based companies. This award honors early-stage companies and university researchers developing and commercializing innovative mobility solutions in Michigan. NextEnergy believes the award will provide impact by promoting Michigan innovators and connecting them to each other and to Mobi’s global network of entrepreneurs, investors and corporate mentors.
For 2016, SMART MobiPrize and ICLEI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) have continued their partnership to honor governments and government-owned agencies or public enterprises that have demonstrated active efforts to build a culture of New Mobility innovation and to encourage entrepreneurship in sustainable transportation. This year the award will also be open to national level governments and government agencies alongside city and state government agencies.
For 2016 the University of Michigan Mobility Transformation Center (MTC) has created a special opportunity for companies working on technologies, applications, and/or new business models supporting a connected and automated multi-modal mobility system. The MTC has interest in technologies such as connected aftermarket retrofit devices and applications that leverage a connected and automated ecosystem to improve congestion and/or safety and/or sustainability and /or accessibility. (Sponsored by University of Michigan Mobility Transformation Center)
People’s Choice Voting: All Grand Mobi, Michigan Mobi and best Indian Enterprise Mobi entries submitted by July 31, 2015 will be entered into the people’s choice vote. These votes will represent 15 points in the overall score. So submit soon and reach out to your networks to support your enterprise. People’s choice voting will be open from August 5-15, 2015.
EcoDistricts’ mission is to empower city makers worldwide to accelerate district-scale sustainability to scale innovation and continually drive critical outcomes from the neighborhood up. Atlanta has been known for its extensive highway system — a leading factor contributing to the city’s suburban sprawl. However, the city’s urban core is becoming more dense as people move […]
At the 25th annual Congress, CNU will celebrate the last quarter-century of New Urbanist accomplishments and pivotal moments—while looking forward to the future of building sustainable, equitable, livable places. The congress will take place in Seattle. Seattle and the Pacific Northwest are creating the next frontier of urbanist innovation. A rapidly expanding transit network runs […]
Apr 23-25: LOCUS Leadership Summit: P3 is for Partnerships, Placemaking, and Policy in Washington, D.C.
This two-day conference will be a chance to learn about the latest innovations in public-private partnerships including transit-oriented development; meet with policymakers on tax reform, housing and infrastructure; and network with LOCUS members and like-minded real estate leaders from across the country. Read more…
NextEnergy is inviting entrepreneurs and researchers to apply for the 2017 I-Corps Energy and Transportation program. The program offers a customized curriculum to help teams of participating researchers discover the commercial potential of their technology, build a business model, and garner insights from leaders in the energy and transportation industries. Well performing teams have a […]
WRI India is hosting Connect Karo 2017, a conclave that will bring together leaders and policy makers committed to designing a more equal city. The event will have presenters from various fields – urban design, urban planning, transport, energy, water, and climate change – sharing their insights and research findings. The sessions will facilitate engagement […]
Submit your mobility startup to this smart city accelerator in India to receive strategic mentorship, investment and legal support, business acceleration, and media and visibility. As a startup founder, this program expects you to have the drive to contribute towards a larger cause. The areas of focus range from water supply, energy efficiency, smart healthcare […]
The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, learn, and network. Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of entertainment, culture, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together. Recommended tracks for […]
Learn about shared mobility practices from experts at Taxistop and Advier from the comfort of your own office or home. The SHARE-North project is offering a series of webinars with shared mobility practices being deployed throughout the North Sea Region. These webinars will share successful car-sharing, ride-sharing, bike-sharing and mobility management solutions in a range […]
Request invite to hear from SMART’s two visiting scholars from Brazil on mobility. SMART has had the pleasure of hosting two Brazilian visiting scholars –Luma Costa and Zuleide Feitosa — on 6-month research stints. On February 24 they will present their research at a small meeting related to Mobility-as-a-Service in Brazil. Their presentations will include […]
For the third year running UM-SMART will team up with UMTRI’s Future Automotive Research Conference Series. This time it will focus on MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service). The half-day session will investigate the growing Mobility-as- a-Service (MaaS) trend within the emerging mobility mega-market. It will focus on the new business models, technologies, and policy innovations that are making […]