Closure of application period:
On the way to becoming a mobility company for all and as part of Toyota’s Environmental
Challenge 2050, Toyota has teamed up with ISDI Accelerator and created the Toyota Startup
Accelerator—recognizing startups with breakthrough solutions in the area of mobility and
We are looking for innovative solutions that work in the fields of Mobility for All, Carbon
Neutrality, Circular Economy of Plastics and Life Cycle Footprint Ecosystem.
Please go to the official website (http://www.toyotastartupawards.com/) and consult the
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information about the program. You can submit
your application to the program at the following URL:
The deadline for submitting your application is September 14, 2021 at 23:59 p.m. CEST
SERVICES OFFERED TO FINALISTS OF THE TOYOTA STARTUP AWARDS
The ten finalist startups will be entitled to the following package of services and perks:
The Toyota Startup Awards powered by ISDI accepts applications from startups. A startup is
considered as such if it meets the criteria of small and medium enterprises of the European
Commission Recommendation, 2003/361/EC. Only startups that meet the following
requirements are eligible for the acceleration program:
We are looking for innovative solutions that work in the fields of Mobility for All,
Carbon Neutrality, Circular Economy of Plastics and Life Cycle Footprint Ecosystem.
Priority will be given to the following verticals, but all innovative ideas are welcome:
Submission of applications
Applications must be submitted through the official website:
ion before 14 September 2021 at 23:59 pm CET. Applications submitted by other means and/or
later than the said deadline will not be considered for evaluation.
The registration form is hosted on the HUB platform
20edition and, in order to complete and submit said application, it is necessary to register on that
platform with the personal data of at least one of the team members. By sending the data through
Applications will be submitted via a single online form, which includes:
Please, before sending the information consider that:
English is the official language for submitting applications for the Toyota Startup Accelerator
powered by ISDI. Proposals must be in English to be eligible.
English is also the only official language during the entire challenge.
INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
To the extent needed for the participation to the competition and the evaluation phase, the StartUp grants to ISDI and Toyota, a royalty-free license, on a non-exclusive basis, without geographical or temporal limitation, and with the right to assign to third parties, to use the contents and materials provided.
Applicants will be solely responsible for claims on intellectual or industrial property rights that
may occur, obliging them to compensate ISDI and Toyota, their investee companies and / or customers of any of them for all expenses, damages and losses that may be caused by the violation of the aforementioned rights.
Applicants are expressly prohibited from using and / or exploiting, in any way and in any medium (own and / or third party), the logos, trademarks and / or distinctive signs of both ISDI and Toyota, unless prior written authorization is obtained from the holder of the signs distinctive.
To be eligible for the evaluation, applications must meet:
Eligible proposals will be automatically scored by the evaluation system, obtaining up to 100
percentage points according to the following criteria: team (30% weight), business (30% weight), strategic fit (40% weight).
The evaluation system will establish a threshold and all applications that reach the minimum
threshold score or higher will move on to the external evaluation.
After pre-scoring, all applications will be evaluated and qualified by a jury, consisting of experts
from ISDI Accelerator and Toyota Motor Europe. The jury will evaluate applications using the
given criteria: team, business and strategic fit
Applicants will receive a notification, indicating whether they have been selected or not. The
decisions of the jury, composed of experts of recognized prestige, will be final and not appealable
The Joint Data Controllers are:
– Internetsia, SL (ISDI), with address at C / Viriato 20 – Bajo; 28010 of Madrid (Spain).
– Toyota Motor Europe (TME) with address Bourgetlaan 60, 1000 Brussels, (Belgium).
The applicants are informed and agree that the personal data provided is processed in order to
manage the previous evaluation and, where appropriate, the professional relationship arising
from the provision of the acceleration services.
The rights provided in the current privacy legislation are recognized, which may be exercised by sending a communication to the previous addresses.
Non-competition. Interest Conflict: If, during the term of the Toyota Startup Accelerator, the
Start-Up is to receive acceleration services similar to those under the scope of the Toyota Startup
Awards, the Start-Up shall inform ISDI prior to the provision of such services. Likewise, the
Start-Up shall inform ISDI of any interest conflict that, according to the Guidelines herein
attached as Annex I, may exist or arise during the term of the Toyota Startup Accelerator.
ANNEX I: INTEREST CONFLICTS GUIDELINES
A conflict of interest generally refers to a situation where the impartiality and objectivity of a
decision, opinion or recommendation of a person involved in the assessment/service/decision
process is or might be perceived as being compromised by a personal interest held or entrusted to a given individual.
Relevant personal interest may be of a financial or non-financial nature and it may concern a
personal or family relationship or Start-Up affiliations and other relevant outside activities.
The concept of conflict of interest should be understood widely and covers economic interest,
political or national affinity, family or emotional ties, any other shared interest and any other
situation that affects or may affect impartiality. In particular it should be understood as:
At entity level, conflict of interest is basically related to the ownership of shares, financial links
and economic connections (such as, for example, exclusive license or sale agreements, as far as
they concern products or solutions covered by the services).
The reasons set forth above may result in a conflict of interest if they occur at the time of action or have occurred in the past (within 2 years before the action commencement) or are likely to occur in the future- if they influence the decision-making process in this matter. Time limits do not apply to the family and personal relationships.
The following situations will automatically be considered as a conflict of interest:
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