Join us in-person or via webinar from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 11 at NextEnergy in Detroit to learn more about the PlanetM Startup Grants. The grants provide access to $1.3 million in funding for global mobility startups to test, validate and prove out new technologies with the goal of making transportation easier, safer and more affordable for Michigan residents.
Panelists, including representatives from PlanetM, Mcity, American Center for Mobility, and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), will share insights and details about the program and application process, how the grant can help accelerate your path to commercialization.
You will also have the opportunity to hear from the first Pilot Grant recipient, DERQ, who will share their experience of launching their AI and V2X traffic safety solution pilot in downtown Detroit in partnership with MDOT.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Mobility startups, technology accelerators, investors, municipalities and other stakeholders interested in testing and/or piloting new mobility solutions.
- 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Registration and lunch
- 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Panel discussion moderated by NextEnergy
- 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Audience Q&A
Confirmed Panel Participants:
Mark Chaput, VP of Construction and Infrastructure Development
American Center for Mobility
Will Foss, Director Business Development & Partnerships
Craig Hoff, Ph.D., Dean, College of Engineering
Greg McGuire, Mcity Lab Director
Mcity Test Facility
Michele Mueller, Sr. Project Manager Connected and Automated Vehicles
Michigan Department of Transportation
Amanda Roraff, PlanetM Operations Manager
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Jim Saber, President & CEO
The webinar is free to attend and lunch will be served!