Award Categories


We honor entrepreneurs that are helping to improve communities and regions in any part of the world through sustainable transportation.

SMART MobiPrize 2015 

We will launch Mobi 2015 over the summer with more prizes, more support, more buzz, and more New Mobility! Watch our website as we build the momentum for a larger presence and increased support for enterprises. All winners will be honored at a conference being organized by SMART (University of Michigan) in collaboration with the Indian Institute for Competitiveness in New Delhi, India in October 2015.

SMART MobiPrize 2014 

All MobiPrize 2014 honours were awarded at the ITS World Congress in Detroit, Michigan, USA from Sept 7-11, 2014. See details on Mobi 2014 Judging Criteria and Application Guidelines!

Mobi 2014 had three award categories:


Grand Mobi

This is a $15,000 award for the business venture that has the greatest impact on improving quality of life, addressing human rights, improving safety and revitalizing the environment and economy of communities and regions through sustainable transportation/New Mobility. (Sponsored by Takata and Ford Motor Company) Read More




MobiPrize for Michigan Entrepreneurs

NEW AWARD! This is a $5,000 award for Michigan-based entrepreneurs who, through their innovative New Mobility technology, service, product and/or infrastructure are contributing to the Michigan region and economy. (Sponsored by NextEnergy) Read More



Enterprising City/State Award

NEW AWARD! For 2014, SMART Mobiprize has partnered with ICLEI Ecomobility to create an award of recognition for City/State governments (also regional/provincial) and government owned agency/public enterprise that have demonstrated active efforts to build a culture of innovation and encourage entrepreneurship in sustainable transportation. The award launch took place on May 23, 2014 at the OECD International Transport Forum (ITF) Annual Summit in Leipzig, Germany (Award Partner: ICLEI Ecomobility) Read More