THE ‘Intelligent Mobility Accelerator’ for start-up businesses with innovative solutions to improve the UK transport system, is now taking applications for its second group of businesses.
The IM Accelerator is a partnership between Transport Systems Catapult and Wayra UK, the world-leading start-up accelerator that is part of Telefónica Open Future and based in Milton Keynes.
The programme is designed to attract start-ups with high-growth potential into the UK transport industry, helping them to grow into world-leading companies.
The programme is also supported by national railway infrastructure operator Network Rail, also based in Milton Keynes, and global technology consultancy ThoughtWorks.
Both organisations will provide support to start-ups at the Accelerator, including mentoring, coaching, and access to their high-level expertise and networks.
The programme focuses on areas such as connected and autonomous vehicles, connected infrastructure, new business models, transport data and artificial intelligence.
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