IM Accelerator accepts new partners

Hyundai Motor Group and Stagecoach are the latest partners to join the Intelligent Mobility (IM) Accelerator in Milton Keynes.

The IM Accelerator is a partnership between Transport Systems Catapult and Wayra UK. The programme is designed to attract disruptive start-ups specialising in transport systems with high-growth potential, in order to help them grow into world-leading companies that promote UK business and create UK jobs.

As sponsoring partners, Hyundai Motor Group will support startups with associated opportunities for business development and investment and designate relevant experts to provide appropriate support.

Stagecoach Group, an international public transport company with operations in the UK, United States and Canada, will provide similar support.

Hyundai Motor Group and Stagecoach Group will both take part in the start-up selection process for the programme.

The IM Accelerator programme focuses on intelligent mobility, concentrating on areas such as connected and autonomous vehicles, connected infrastructure, new business models, transport data, mobility, fin tech and AI. Its goal is to develop companies who will create solutions for the most pressing transport problems facing the world.