Hyundai Motor Group and Stagecoach have joined the Intelligent Mobility (IM) Accelerator in Milton Keynes. The IM Accelerator is a partnership between Transport Systems Catapult and Wayra UK, the start-up accelerator that is part of Telefónica Open Future.
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, (encompassing both Hyundai Motors and Kia Motors), will support startups with associated opportunities for business development and investment, and designate relevant experts to provide appropriate support.
Stagecoach Group, a leading international public transport company, running bus, coach, rail, and tram services with operations in the UK, United States and Canada, and will provide similar support.
Hyundai Motor Group and Stagecoach Group will both take part in the start-up selection process for the programme.