A company using AI to improve electric vehicle charging, one that uses big data to make public transport more efficient and a way of making travel more sustainable by influencing behaviour have joined a programme to support transport start ups.
The Connected Places Catapult’s Intelligent Mobility Accelerator, which is a partnership between Connected Places Catapult and Wayra UK, is designed to attract businesses with high-growth potential into the UK transport industry, helping them grow into world-leading companies.
New partners are:
Arrive.by – Cost effective, highly scalable cloud-based fleet management system.
BetterPoints – Award winning behavioural change technology company delivering highly effective evidence-led modal shift and sustainability incentive programmes for transport and mobility-related organisations, enterprises and cities globally.
CARFIT – Developed technology that reads car vibration to understand their usage and self-diagnose maintenance needs.
Capte BV – An all in one IOT platform that includes hardware, software and connectivity to achieve the best out of vehicle fleets.
Cazana – Big data and predictive analytics providing automotive insights for the future of vehicle ownership.
ev.energy – An AI-powered software platform that connects EVs, chargers, and power grids to intelligently manage EV charging. It delivers the cheapest, greenest energy possible, at home and on the go.
Helix Technologies – Designs and manufactures advance innovative satellite positioning antennas that are essential for tomorrow’s driverless and autonomous world.
Motor Ai – Level 4 autonomous driving system software based on cognitive neuroscience and ground-breaking research.
Phantasma Labs – Helps self-driving cars to understand humans better by focusing on the “edge cases” or scenarios that are difficult to predict.
XapiX – Data integration platform for the automotive, logistics and IoT industries.
To date, the IM Accelerator has generated more than 30 commercial pilots for the 28 start-ups that have previously participated in the programme. Combined, these start-ups have raised over $250M in external investment.
Connected Places Catapult SME Development Director Alex Weedon said the judges selected “a group which really represents the scope and ambition of the thriving SME and start-up community currently working on mobility in the UK.”