The leading Swiss private banking group is the founding Global Partner of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and is also a pioneering partner of the FIA Smart Cities initiative. Julius Baer’s Next Generation philosophy revolves around an exploration of the global megatrends set to affect our lives in years to come, one of which is the future of mobility. By working closely with the FIA, Julius Baer supports the development of alternative mobility solutions.
The ABB FIA Formula E Championship is the electric street racing series and the world’s first fully-electric international single-seater category in motor sport. Formula E brings intense and unpredictable racing to some ofthe world’s most recognisable and progressive cities. The concept of Formula E is to act as a platform to test and develop road-relevant technologies, helping refine the design and functionality of components and infrastructure — actively speeding up the transition and uptake of electric vehicles on a global scale.
As a global leader in e-mobility solutions ABB chose to support FIA Smart Cities with the aim of contributing to the dialogue on sustainable urban mobility. ABB shares its extensive experience in digitalisation in transportation & infrastructure to drive innovative technology development and encourage FIA Smart Cities stakeholders to work collaboratively towards a sustainable future.
Michelin promotes sustainable mobility for everyone not only through its products and services but also through the think and do tank “Mobility Open Lab” and its international event “Movin’on”, the annual coming together in the global mobility eco-system, and other events as FIA Smart Cities.
MassChallenge is a global network of zero-equity start-up accelerators. Headquartered in the United States with locations in Boston, Israel, Mexico, Rhode Island, Switzerland, and Texas, MassChallenge is committed to strengthening the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high-potential start-ups across all industries, from anywhere in the world. The FIA Smart Cities Global Start-Up Contest, powered by MassChallenge, is a multi-location competition which aims to identify and support the most innovative and impactful start-ups, that have the power to revolutionise urban mobility.