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Kapsch is a globally-operating technology company with stock-listed organizations that focuses on upcoming needs in the fields of communication and mobility. With innovative technology, products and solutions, Kapsch makes a significant contribution to a sustainable future in public and private transportation. The Factory1 global accelerator program was created to fill in the gap between new solutions in the intelligent mobility space and the strengths of our multi-national corporation.


Acceleration days in Austria & the US

Joint proof-of-concept products

4 months of business development

€160.000 equity-free project funding

Mentoring by Kapsch experts

All travel expenses covered

Innovation Fields

For more info please click each innovation field.

Innovation fields

Mobility data platform solutions

Integrated urban mobility

Autonomous Transportation

Maintenance of the future

Payments and transaction processing


Data privacy

Factory1 2K19 Accelerator Program Timeline

31.10.-12.12.18 Application Phase
28.-30.01.19 Remote Video Pitches
28.-30.01-19 Remote Video Pitches

Pitches of the semifinalists via Skype call. Selection of 15 finalists will be done by the jury and the board members.

25-28.02.19 Kick-Off Days Vienna
25.-28.02.19 Kick Off Days Vienna

The 15 finalists are invited to the Kapsch headquarters in Vienna. The final pitches of the 15 startups will take place and the 4 winners will be announced.

25-28.03.19 1st Acceleration week Vienna, Austria
25.-28.03.19 1st Acceleration Week in Vienna, Austria

Startups working together with the mentors on their PoC

29.04.-03.05.19 2nd Acceleration week in the Silicon Valley
29.04.-03.05.19 2nd Acceleration Week in the Silicon Valley

Startups working together with the mentors on their PoC

27-29.05.19 3rd Acceleration week Vienna Austria
27. – 29.05.19 3rd Acceleration Week in Vienna, Austria

Startups working together with the mentors on their PoC

17-18.06.19 Demo Day Vienna, Austria
17.-18.06.19 Demo Day in Vienna, Austria

Startups present their proof of concept projects that they have worked on together with Kapsch

Factory1 2K19
Winner’s Ceremony


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