Business France and Bpifrance worked with the French automotive, transportation, IT industries and clusters to identify up and coming French companies with innovative technologies related to autonomous and connected vehicles.
French companies applying to the Ubimobility program are evaluated by a panel of industry judges which selects the 8 most promising companies. During their 2 weeks in Detroit/Ann Arbor and San Francisco/Silicon Valley, the selected companies meet with automakers, suppliers, think-tanks, universities, potential partners and investors.
2-week immersion on Connected & Autonomous Vehicle market
The program starts in Detroit where 61 of the top 100 automotive suppliers and FCA, General Motors and Ford are headquartered. The Detroit area is home to 375 automotive R & D centers of which 175 are foreign. Then move to Silicon Valley to meet with laboratories, venture capital firms and the automakers’ innovation centers.
8 innovative French companies and a panel of experts
Do you have what it takes to be one of the 8 companies selected to be part of the 2018 Ubimobility delegation? The judging panel from the U.S. automotive industry represents experts in connected and autonomous vehicle technologies – Automakers, Tier 1 suppliers, World-renowned universities and Tech companies.
6 months of mentoring
Ubimobility is also a 6-month mentoring program by a Business France’s advisor from the North American Automotive Team. Once selected, your appointed coach will work with you to best define your business model, strengthen your technology message and follow your progress during and after the Ubimobility experience in the U.S.