Round five! This time, we're diving deep into the topic of urban mobility together with our main project partner SEAT.
Join us for a three-month sustainable innovation project starting next February in Frankfurt. Five entrepreneurial teams, five amazing ideas, one goal - to make urban mobility modern, green and efficient. Learn more and apply!
Heavy traffic influx, congestion, traffic accidents, and air and noise pollution are just some problems cities currently face regarding micro and urban mobility. These developments will have far-reaching implications for the urban and transport mobility management of the future and call all stakeholders involved to find new ways for future mobility.
Therefore, we have started The Mission V with one of the pioneers of the automotive industry when it comes to urban mobility: SEAT has already developed various new solutions for micro-mobility and wants to take the e-revolution to the next level by focusing on urban mobility. For example, their already existing fleet of modern and electric urban vehicles, like the SEAT Mó, is the perfect starting point for defining new ways of mobility. Be part of that transformation by joining our joint project!
So for what solutions are we looking for? Urban Mobility touches more than the private consumer mobility journey (B2C), which, for example, describes how humans commute within a city. Additionally, it includes business/corporate mobility (B2B) and logistics, as these sectors shape urban traffic massively. In this project, we are looking for new customer journeys that redefine urban mobility and the mentioned fields to make it more customer-friendly and sustainable.
Now that is why we ask for your ideas to address the following challenge statement:
The mobility of people for all kind of reasons (Work, Leisure, Duties, etc.).
The mobility addressing special needs and requirements of businesses:
Transportation of goods (e.g. parcels) from production/storage to the end-customer.
The Mission is a series of 12 innovation projects aiming to bring sustainability into different fields of the industry. Futury connects market leaders of each industry with young talents ready and willing to challenge the status quo. In an intensive three-month entrepreneurship program, teams of talents and corporate partners co-create and collaborate on innovative concepts, products and services that have a social, economic and/or environmental impact on society. On that journey, Futury equips you with everything you need to succeed:
Think of it as an all-inclusive entrepreneurship experience with endless opportunities!
In The Mission, you have motivated and driven young talents on the one side and big established companies on the other side. Bringing them together creates an incredible microcosmos where you can really change things.
Besides an energizing team spirit, you become part of a potential new start-up in a setting incomparable to anything else. Or can you think about a place where you get all the freedom you need to be creative and being paid for creating your own company?
Fill out the application form. Applying as a team? Ask your team-mates to apply individually and enter the same team name - be creative ;)
Attach your CV (in English or German)
OPTIONAL: Attach your idea. Use the idea form below or feel free to use your own template.
Absolutely. We pay our teams a monthly salary. Moreover, we cover all project-related costs, like traveling to partners during the project as well as the costs for the prototype.
As long as you can commit to the project full-time! For you to get the best out of this experience, we recommend applying after having finished at least 5 semesters of your Bachelor studies. If you feel like you're ready anyway - give it a try!
Very close! We involve the partners already in the Onboarding Week and organize at least one mandatory weekly debrief with them. Each team gets at least one contact person in the partner companies for all their questions and requests.
Absolutely! But please be aware that each team-mate must apply individually. Follow the instructions in the application form. A dream team would normally consist of a Project Manager, a Software Engineer, a Product Designer and a Sustainability Expert. But there is no standard formula - it always depends on the idea.
Not before the application deadline. To make sure we give every applicant the same chance to be part of the project, we take our time to screen and process every application. The final-final results usually come 4-6 weeks before the project starts.
We match talents based on their skills and their background, to make sure that everyone can contribute to the outcomes in a different way. Because there is no innovation without diversity!
Yes. Our projects take place on-site, meaning that we expect you to come to your office in TechQuartier at least 4 times a week. Bonding with your team-mates and learning and growing together is an experience worth moving to Frankfurt for. And it's a nice city!
We don't recommend multitasking. The participation in the project means you are 100% committed to your idea and your team and don't have any other occupations.
As exception can be made for those students who will not have to attend classes during the project but only have to write a final thesis instead. In that case, we expect you to put your main efforts into the project and write your thesis in the evenings/on the weekends.
From finding your next big job to creating your own start-up - it's up to you what you get out of this experience!
You can apply without an idea. During the application process, we will help you to develop one or we match you with other participants who are still searching for team members but already have an idea.
Because you're your own boss! In the project, you and your team decide on what idea you work on and how you develop it. We give you a platform to create and grow, the rest is up to you. Sky's the limit!
Just like every other company, we comply with health and safety regulations of the state of Hesse. Since the state allows us to work on-site, we expect our Talents to be in Frankfurt for the duration of the project and participate on-site. A remote participation in the project is not possible.
Our recruiting process is entirely online. The first interview is just a phone call. The second interview is a video-chat. Should you pass the second interview, we will invite you to an online recruiting event. The first day you have to be in Frankfurt will be the Kick-Off Day on 15. of February.