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ABOUT THE OPEN CALL

As part of Toyota’s Environmental Challenge 2050we foster the zero emission journey to go further. Beyond restrictions to a zero-emission society.

Toyota has once again teamed up with ISDI Accelerator to find innovative solutions in the startup ecosystem that work in the fields of Mobility for All, Carbon Neutrality, Circular Economy of Plastics and Life Cycle Footprint Ecosystem.

Up to 20 startups will be selected as finalists to pitch in a Jury Day and compete to enter the Toyota Startup Accelerator program.

We offer €100,000 in equity-free funding for up to 5 startups to develop a Proof of Concept with Toyota.

FIELDS

We are looking for startups who have solutions that focus on any of these four broad verticals:

Solutions can be hardware, software or a combination of both.

WHAT DOES THE TOYOTA STARTUP ACCELERATOR PROGRAM LOOK LIKE?

Up to five startups will win the chance to be part of this acceleration program which includes:

ACCELERATION

Learn from the best experts, mentors, speakers and Toyota key employees in a six-month “decentralized ” premium acceleration program

BOOTCAMP TRAINING

An immersive and intensive 5 days week intensive learning experience

FUNDING

Up to €20,000 equity-free funding per startup

PERKS

Free services and discounts such as Amazon Web Services, Braintree, and more

BUSINESS & SPECIALIZED MENTORS

One-to-one sessions with experts to help your startup grow

DEMO DAY

Pitch in front of top Investors, Toyota and ISDI executives and media

TOYOTA GUIDES

Toyota executives working as a bridge between the startup and Toyota

COLLABORATION

Build a relationship with Toyota for future potential collaboration.

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IS YOUR COMPANY
A GOOD FIT?

The ideal company or startup to be eligible to enter the program must meet these simple criterias:
  • The startup must be legally established, or will be legally established before the start of the Acceleration Program.
  • The startup has at least one CEO or business manager and a CTO or technical manager.
  •  At least one full-time founder is dedicated to the project.
  •  The startup has at least one MVP (Minimum Viable Product) fully developed.
  • The startup is incorporated or with major offices in any of the 27 European Member states, the Horizon 2020 Associated Countries and United Kingdom.
  • The startup has TRL (Technology Readiness Level) of 6 or more, preferably with sustainable competitive advantages, although this is not a requirement. More info.
  •  The startup has a strong component of innovation, where innovation is understood in the broadest sense (product, process, business plan, and more).
  • Founder(s) must have high-level English language skills, as the competition will take place in English
  • The startup is aligned with Toyota’s values and should respect EU legal regulations (e.g. GDPR etc.)

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