Michelin Accelerator
Join Michelin family to help drivers to get the experience of safe, comfort and smart driving
Michelin Accelerator – is the platform for the startups in the field of modernization of vehicles, solutions for drivers and passengers of heavy vehicles.
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GRAND PRIZE
CONCLUSION OF THE CONTRACT
and a trip to the head office of one
of the world's leading tire
manufacturers - MICHELIN in France
We are looking for startups to change the life of the truck drivers on the road.
During the acceleration teams will be able to get acquainted with the production process of Michelin and develop a joint plan for integration.

Accelerator directions

We are looking for startups to change the life of the truck drivers on the road.
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Personal health care
  • Diagnostics, tele-medicine when driving on the road;
  • Emergency on the road, risk of incidents detection;
  • Warning when driving;
  • Physical comfort of the driver.
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2. Safety when stopping (for truck, driver, cargo)
  • Safety on the road (especially during the rest of the driver);
  • Technologies for comfort of repairs ;
  • Preventing road pavement problems.
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Driving safety
  • Timely detection of hazards;
  • Road hazards detection;
  • Places with difficult driving situations ;
  • interacting with web/computer in emergency;
  • Interacting with web/computer behind the wheel;
  • Projection of hazards (pedestrian, etc.) onto the windshield.
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4. Social life and communication (between drivers in the remote areas)
  • Communication protocols (when other network is unavailable)
  • Connect with truck drivers community.
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5. Services for the small enterprises (when the driver owns the company)
  • For drivers that manage their businesses during driving – safe and comfortable ways to manage tasks on the road

We are looking for:

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Startups
up from MVP stage
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Desirable level of proficiency in English
Intermediate / Upper – Intermediate
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Legal entity:
Registered legal entity / In the process of registration in the next three months

Timeline

April 1-July 31
Scouting
1-31 August
Expertise
1-30 September
Accelerator
October
Finale
Apply now!

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM?

3-week program
An intensive 3-week program aimed at developing the technical and business potential of your project.
Expert review
Get an expert evaluation of your project.
Master classes and workshops
The program will be developed in conjunction with representatives of Michelin and meets the business needs of the partner.
Mentor for each team
During the entire acceleration program one of our mentors will work with you.
DEMO DAY
The best projects present their results to investors and potential partners at the final DEMO DAY.

Experts

Ekaterina Petrova
Ekaterina Petrova
Director of corporate accelerator GenerationS
Xavier	Gosselin
Xavier Gosselin
Innovation Initiative Leader, Incubator Program Officer Europe, Michelin
Frederic Fourie
Frederic Fourie
Incubator Program Office, Michelin
Pierre-Yves Jeanne
Pierre-Yves Jeanne
Vice President, Michelin Russian and CIS
Ramil Shamsuddinov
Ramil Shamsuddinov
Sales Director for services and solutions, Michelin
Ekaterina Fayzulina
Ekaterina Fayzulina
Customer experience manager B2B, Michelin

Benefits of the Accelerator

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Cooperation with industry leader
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Development of a business plan of the project with the Russian and foreign experts
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Access to the GenerationS infrastructure
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Chance to attract investments from the MICHELIN venture fund

ABOUT

At the core of the Michelin Accelerator is the first experience of a mutually beneficial partnership between Michelin and Russian startups.
> €50 million
Michelin invested in 9 venture capital funds in Europe, North America and China.
Michelin was founded in 1889
Wide range of tire products
Maps and Michelin guides
68 plants in 17 countries
34 startups
Have reached the stage of agreements and work with Michelin. There is an active network of partners among corporate venture funds.

Contacts

Address:
1, Nobel st., Innovation Center Skolkovo, Moscow
E-mail:
Social network:
Michelin doesn't guarantee the provision of investment and other forms of cooperation under the joint program of acceleration and reserves the right to refuse to participate in the partnership program at any stage.