Call for Start-ups & Ventures

Are you or do you want to nominate a start-up or venture deserving the Physical Internet Start-up- or Venture-Award?

The University of Groningen, European Technology Platform ALICE , TKI Dinalog and the Physical Internet Initative are looking for innovations, new businesses and new technologies to make a future Physical Internet happen. At this year´s 5th International Physical Internet Conference - IPIC18 the 2nd Physical Internet Award for Start-ups and the 3rd Physical Internet Award for Ventures are to be awarded! So if you are a Start-up or Venture in Logistics and your business model is addressing:

  • Cloud/shared warehouse.
  • End-to-end smart transport solutions aimed to increase vehicle utilization and/or reducing empty runs.
  • Shared and open access to logistics resources and services.
  • E-freight, marketplaces and freight forwarding platforms.
  • Applications of big data/data analytics to optimize transport and logistics efficiency.
  • New modular concepts enabling easier transportation and bundling for urban and long distance transport.
  • Block chain technology solutions in transport and logistics.
  • Other related to Physical Internet…

apply for the call!

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including a short presentation of your company and the specific Physical Internet aspect addressed and why you deserve the award by 29th of May.

What we offer:

  • Further exposure of your company with potential customers, entrepreneurs and investors in a relaxed but professional environment.
  • Presenting your case during the Start-up event (to be agreed).
  • IPIC18 reduced tickets participation for selected candidates.


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  • IPIC 2018, University of Groningen, Broerstraat 5, 9712 CP  Groningen, The Netherlands