Challenge worth 200,000€ launched to increase road safety in the city

Challenge closed!

Barcelona Innova Lab Mobility is the urban mobility Living Lab powered by Barcelona City Council and the Barcelona Institute of Technology for the Habitat, supported by Fira de Barcelona. It aims to boost the implementation of innovative projects and pilot tests in smart and sustainable urban mobility.

The Lab will define a series of challenges in order to spark innovation and attract disruptive solutions related to the mobility sector. The first challenge has been now launched – with an allocation of 200,000€ in prizes. Take a read and submit your application for the chance to get your project funded and tested in Barcelona!

CHALLENGE #1. Reducing motorbike accidents in Barcelona

The aim of the challenge is to reduce the accident rate involving motorcycles and increase road safety in the city for both motorcyclists and other people moving through the streets. Solutions submitted should be linked at least with one of the following areas:

Technological innovation
Tech solutions that can be applied to spaces (public infrastructure), vehicles (motorcycles) or people (motorcyclists), or any combination of these.

Behavioral innovation
Solutions that affect people who use motorcycles so as to influence their behavior, incentivizing civil conduct on the road and/or use of alternatives such as public transport, bikes, etc.

What will the winning proposal gain?

• A budget allocation of up to 100,000€ for each selected proposal

• An 18-month timeframe for implementation

• The chance to test the project in a real environment to achieve a measurable impact

• Possibility of a working space at Fira de Barcelona

• The opportunity to present their solution at Tomorrow.Mobility World Congress (Barcelona, 7-9 November 2023)


The challenge is now closed. Many thanks to all those who submitted entries for this call.

46 proposals from 20 countries were submitted for the 1st challenge of the Barcelona Innova Lab Mobility:

– Germany
– Belgium
– Canada
– South Korea
– Denmark
– France
– Greece
– Indonesia
– Israel
– Netherlands
– UK
– Russia
– Singapore
– Sweden
– Switzerland
– Turkey
– China
– Japan
– Spain


After a highly competitive call, we now have the winners of our 1st challenge!
Congratulations to this edition’s outstanding entries.


Mapit IoT

Barcelona, Spain
Mapit CARE aims to reduce the accident rate by implementing a sensor to analyze driving-related data. The collected data will be sent to both the driver who will receive recommendations on the app, and the Barcelona Council to learn drivers' habits and the most troubled zones and times.


Rider Dome

Rider Dome solution utilizes computer vision and AI technology to provide real-time alerts to motorcycle riders about critical dangers on the road, giving them crucial seconds to react and prevent accidents from happening.