The HiReach project, in which EPF is a partner, is approaching its final stage.

Save the date!

On 22. September, HiReach and its sister project Inclusion will jointly organise a final – virtual – conference to present their main outcomes: Inclusive mobility for an inclusive society: new approaches and solutions. Join us for an interesting and interactive event, and learn more about Tools, methods and approaches for designing a more inclusive mobility system for all – especially vulnerable to exclusion groups.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Rosário Macário (University of Lisbon)
Moderator: Karen Vancluysen (POLIS)

HiReach project is also organising a Final Demo Day on September 15, where the best 5 startups of the HiReach Startup Lab will showcase a proof of concept of their transport poverty solutions.

Find out more about both events and register here on the HiReach website!

We need your feedback!

10 start-ups were shortlisted by HiReach:

Which ones have most potential for scale-up and transferability? We would be very interested in hearing your opinion. Please contact us for more information!

  • Tandem is a startup from the UK is creating the next generation of mobility in smaller cities and towns, starting by turning local taxis into shared micro-buses. They are hosted in Lincolnshire County, in the UK.
  • Dreamwaves from Austria is developing a navigation and orientation solution to assist blind and visually impaired people in overcoming their mobility challenges. They are hosting their own pilot in Vienna.
  • Nemi from Spain is bringing inclusive, efficient and sustainable demand-responsive mobility to those areas with inexistent or ineffective public transport. They are hosted by a pilot in Southern Salento, Italy.
  • Lamiloo from Germany is ubereats for pharmacies, and they offer local pharmacies a service for drug deliveries by bike, from the pharmacy to the end customer. Making drugs accessible for everyone! They are helping a particular vulnerable segment of the population – the elderly – staying at home during the outbreak.
  • Childfy from Spain is a safe riding service for the new generation helping parents to reconcile work and family life. They are hosted with a Malaga non-for-profit organization.
  • Neobility from Romania mission is to help vulnerable people around the world access shared mobility cheaply and safely with a fleet of on demand vans that are more affordable than services like uber.
  • CityMaaS from the UK uses AI & Data to enable inclusive travel for disabled people with self-filtered accessibility data layer & self-adaptive UX/UI, and they will be hosted by Valpi Bus in Portugal.
  • Hoop from Spain aims to transform the private car into a social and sustainable means of transport, by connecting people to share their everyday rides. They are hosted by El Escorial Hospital conducting a trial on patients and medical staff transportation.
  • B2RIDE from Germany offers a fully managed carpooling solution to reduce cost of parking & mobility and to avoid individual traffic & emissions. They are running their own pilot in Austria.
  • Mobito from Belgium offers an orchestration mobility activity service through a platform that facilitates the provision of mobility services and information. They are hosted by the Municipality of Valongo in Portugal.