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InnovaCity Tel Aviv Yafo | Mobility Hackathon Online

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InnovaCity is a 48-hour hackathon bringing together innovators, entrepreneurs, companies, and cities to shape the future of urban mobility.

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**This event is open to worldwide participation to help solve the strategic mobility challenges of Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality**

Do you want to shape the future of mobility in Europe? Are you interested in expanding your network? Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset? Do you have unique skills or experience that will help create mobility solutions? Then InnovaCity is perfect for you!

About InnovaCity: we organize Europe's Largest Mobility Competition with three online hackathons that bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, companies, and cities to shape the future of urban mobility.

InnovaCity Tel Aviv-Yafo Hackathon Building on the huge success of InnovaCity in 2019 this is the first of three pan-European Hackathons in 2020 aiming to create actionable solutions for some of our biggest mobility challenges!

The Tel Aviv-Yafo Challenge The City of Tel Aviv-Yafo is currently developing a new housing policy plan for its residents. You and your team will be tasked with creating innovative solutions that tackle issues related to mobility and accessibility to services for low-medium income households.

If successful your team's solution will be incorporated into the official housing plan for Tel Aviv-Yafo.

Join us for InnovaCity Tel Aviv-Yafo

TACKLE the biggest mobility challenge presented by the City of Tel Aviv-Yafo

LEARN how to use design thinking to create customer-centric solutions from our international team of mobility and startup experts.

APPLY these essential skills in multi-disciplinary teams with people from all over the world from mobility professionals and municipalities to entrepreneurs and corporates.

GROW your network with Europe’s most important mobility organization - EIT Urban Mobility and join our community of mobility experts & entrepreneurs shaping the future of mobility in Europe.

BUILD actionable solutions that will address one of the city challenges to shape the future of your city!

PITCH your team's idea to a jury of mobility experts from across Europe

WIN some awesome prizes that will help take your solution from idea to action!


The winning team will be invited to our Global Week event in December with a business development workshop and final pitch competition in front of key decision-makers from the urban mobility sector.

Join us and stamp your mark on the future of urban mobility in Europe and Israel!

Who can apply?

We're bringing together innovators, entrepreneurs, companies, and cities to shape the future of urban mobility.


  • Employees of a city, charged with mobility questions
  • Employees of a corporate, active in the mobility domain
  • Entrepreneurs, active in urban mobility
  • Students and researchers, eager to solve mobility challenges
  • Citizens, who want to shape mobility in their own city


Up to four teams will be selected as winners. Each selected team will receive funding and support to help bring their idea to life as part of the future housing policy plan for Tel Aviv-Yafo.

Out of these selected projects, one will be selected as the overall winner to attend Global Week in Dec 2020

InnovaCity Tel Aviv-Yafo (Nov 10 - 11)

1st Place 🥇

A chance to pitch your idea on the global stage as part of our Global week in Dec🦄

  • Global Week 1 Day Business Bootcamp (Dec 2020)
  • Access to the EIT Urban Mobility Summit from Dec 9 - 11
  • Global Pitch Event in front of international experts from the EIT Urban Mobility Network
  • Mentorship & coaching from Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality
  • Cash prize of €750 to help bring you solution to life
  • Credit will be given if the idea is included in the housing plan

Joint 2nd Place 🥈

Up to 3 other teams will be selected as joint second place winners.

  • Mentorship & coaching from Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality
  • Cash prize of €750 to help bring you solution to life
  • Credit will be given if the idea is included in the housing plan

⚡ Stay tuned for some big global week prizes! ⚡

* Terms & Conditions You are welcome to join one, two of three of the hackathons planned for 2020. However, teams that receive any prize (1st, 2nd, or 3rd place prizes) during a hackathon are not eligible for participation in any other InnovaCity Hackathon in 2020.

To see the full Terms & Conditions from InnovaCity please click HERE

InnovaCity Tel Aviv-Yafo Agenda


Wednesday, Nov 4th (17:00 - 18:00 CEST)

Our partner expert Ofer Lerner, an urban planner from Tel Aviv-Yafo, will present the housing policy plan he is working on and the associated challenge for the hackathon.

Use this opportunity to pitch your idea for solutions and form teams!

Ofer and Dr. Alan Armstrong will be available to answer any questions as well.


Tuesday, Nov 10th (09:00 - 18:00 CEST)

Finalize Teams | Customer Interviews | Prototype Solution

Wednesday, Nov 11th (09:00 - 19:00 CEST)

Test Solutions | Develop Pitches | Final Pitch Event | Networking

Global Week (Online)

*Sample agenda dates to be confirmed shortly (planned for early Dec 2020)

Day 1 (09:00 - 18:00 CEST)

Virtual City Tour | Business Model Development | Next Steps Planning | Pitch Training

Day 2 (09:00 - 16:00 CEST)

Pitch Practice | Pitch Event in front of jury | Winners & Networking

Day 3 (09:00 - 16:00 CEST)

Inspirational Talks by Successful Mobility Companies | Networking


Professional Ticket for any working professionals, companies, municipality staff, researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and startups.

Student /Citizen Ticket for anyone currently registered at an educational institute such as a university.

Waivers We want there to be no barriers for entrepreneurship. If you cannot afford a ticket please apply for a waiver (this option is available in the ticket section)


In 2020 we will host 3 online hackathons as part of our European Mobility Competition.

The winning team from each Hackathon will be invited to Global Week in December 2020. During Global Week the top teams from each hub will battle it out on the international stage for a grand prize (to be announced shortly!).

Choose the fitting hackathon for your City Hub experience

* Dates for Tel Aviv, Helsinki & Global Week to be confirmed and announced shortly


*Please be aware that the entire program will be held in English.

InnovaCity is funded by EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). EIT Urban Mobility acts to accelerate positive change on mobility to make urban spaces more liveable.

Learn more about EIT Urban Mobility here.

Learn more about the European Institute of Innovation and Technology here.

For more information about InnovaCity please click here!


Have questions? check out our FAQ document by clicking HERE!

Terms & Conditions

To see the full Terms & Conditions from InnovaCity please click HERE



Just select your ticket on Eventbrite and you're good to go!


After registering we'll add you to our slack channel where you can engage with other participants and coaches, pitch your idea to form a team, or support someone else in bringing their idea to life!

Teams need to have a minimum of 3 and maximum of 5 members. Once your team is ready we'll create a private channel so you can all chat together!


We've organized a session where you can have all your questions answered on Wednesday, Nov 4th from 17:00 CEST

You can also use this opportunity to pitch your idea or join a team in the networking part of this session.

4 - HACK

Join us on Tuesday, Nov 10th for an exciting two days where we will take you from idea to action and help you create an awesome solution!

In case you don't have a team by this date not to worry - there will be still an opportunity to form new teams on day 1 of the Hackathon!

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