Win joint Project with Bombardier Transportation

Apply by October 29th. [Closed]

We are looking for startups and scaleups who are ready to integrate with Bombardier products and solutions.

Challenges/focus areas for your project ideas: 

  • Let us increase energy efficiency in our electrical drivelines

    • It is vital for our business to reduce energy consumption in the propulsion and auxiliary systems of our trains, while maintaining the performance needed to meet timetable and capacity demands. This is an interesting challenge that we believe could be targeted in many different ways – examples could include improving system design solutions, introducing new component technologies and data driven optimization of system operation and control.  With your smart solutions, could you help us to optimize the energy consumption on our trains?

  • Automatization of production line

    • What smart ideas do you have to improve our manufacturing site (for assembly and test of electrical propulsion, auxiliary conversion and high voltage equipment) which includes – but not limited to, quality control, asset tracking, early detection of failures, removal of need for manual inspection and identify bottlenecks?

  • Driver, stay alert!

    • It is obvious that a train driver must remain alert at all times. Here you are highly encouraged to think far outside the box and propose means to ensure that the driver is 100% focused on operating the train!

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Prize: Project worth up to $20,000

The winner will receive a defined project to be funded by Bombardier and launched within 6 months. 

The Judging Panel Members

Representatives from Bombardier, with whom the shortlisted startups will have a chance to impress and interact with:


Fredrik Owman

Site General Manager Västerås


Magnus Forsen

Director Engineering Propulsion Systems Västerås


Peter Mellberg

Director & Chief Engineer Propulsion Systems


Emma Nordén

Head of Control & Communication Platform


Sara Lindqvist

Head of Operations Västerås


  • October 29th: Final date to send in your application, project pitch and company profile.

  • Shortlisted companies will be notified and invited to attend the finals.

  • November 5th: Virtual pitch to Bombardier's judging panel at HUB2020.

Collaboration project funded up to $20,000 



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