Call for Start-ups & Ventures

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


The European Technology Platform ALICE and the Physical Internet Initiative are looking for innovations, new businesses and new technologies to make a future Physical Internet happen. At this year´s the 3rd Physical Internet Award for Start-ups and the 4th 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 25th of April.

What we offer:

  • Further exposure of your company with potential customers, entrepreneurs and investors in a relaxed but professional environment.
  • Selected Start-ups and ventures will present their case during the Start-up event.
  • The winner will be granted with free ALICE membership for the rest of 2019 and 2020 and join ALICE members.
  • IPIC19 reduced tickets participation for selected candidates.


Conference Sponsors and supporting projects

Conference Sponsors

Activities performed with the support of SENSE “Accelerating the Path Towards the Physical Internet”. The SENSE project has received funding from the European Union´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation Programme under grant agreement No. 769967.


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  • IPIC 2019, The Transport Systems Catapult, 170 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, MK9 1BP