Michelin has always been committed to playing its part in designing the mobility of the future, not only as a leader in tire innovations but also as a global player actively involved in sustainable transportation solutions. It has been fulfilling its commitment through an open strategy including 300 research partnerships around the world, the launching in 1998 of the first Michelin Challenge Bibendum which has become 2017 Movin’on, the global summit for sustainable mobility, and the creation in 2014 of the Open Lab, an innovative and collaborative Think and Do Tank.

Rupprecht Consult – Forschung & Beratung GmbH

Rupprecht Consult – Forschung & Beratung GmbH is a fully independent private research and consultancy company, based in Cologne since 1996.

Our mission is to contribute to sustainable development of cities and regions in Europe and worldwide, by developing innovative ideas in cooperation with other stakeholders, and by implementing concepts through concrete projects. Our thematic focus is on sustainability in the areas of:


CONCITO, Denmark’s green think tank, was founded on September 1, 2008. The purpose of CONCITO is to provide analyses and information on the best and most low-cost transition towards a climate-neutral society in Denmark and in other parts of the world.

CONCITO is Denmark’s largest green network with around 100 companies, researchers, organizations and individuals as members of the Council. The Council Members constitute the think tank and are affiliated to a number of Working Groups on specific topics, including a Transport Working Group.

Smarter Than Car

Smarter Than Car is a Think Tank for future urban mobility and post carbon urbanism. Our work includes research, curation, moderation, event-coordination, education and design across various scales. We see mobility as key factor for prosperous urban development in light of climate change and resource depletion. We investigate, develop, test and communicate new approaches for the layout and use of urban spaces and the organisation of mobility. Smarter Than Car was founded in 2010 in Beijing, China and is since 2012 as well operating from Vienna, Austria.


Program Description:

Brake is a charity working nationally (in the UK and New Zealand), and also internationally with some of our services, for a world with zero road casualties and zero road transport emissions. Our vision is a world of transport that is safe, sustainable, healthy and fair, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. Brake encourages engagement of stakeholders, particularly organisations operating fleets, and community organisations. It campaigns for political change to achieve its vision, and also provides support services for victims of road crashes.

European Investment Bank (EIB)

The European Investment Bank, or EIB, is the European Union’s bank, owned by and representing the interests of the European Union Member States. It works closely with other EU institutions to implement EU policy. As the worldwide largest multilateral borrower and lender by volume, it provides finance and expertise for sound and sustainable investment projects which contribute to furthering EU policy objectives.


A major promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom Transport develops and markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and services in the railway sector. Alstom Transport manages entire transport systems, including trains, signalling, infrastructure, maintenance and modernisation, and offers fully integrated solutions. Alstom Transport recorded sales of €5.9 billion in the fiscal year 2013/14. Alstom Transport is present in over 60 countries and employs around 28,300 people.