A Catalyst speeding innovators to market since 2008
The 14th Annual Global Automotive and Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC) is now open. Sponsored by MI Innovation Alliance and SAE International, GAMIC invites early-stage automotive and mobility companies to compete for access to rapid commercialization assistance.
Free To Enter - $300K in Professional Services for 4 Winners.
70+ industry experts to help accelerate your business and make it grow
$300,000+ of professional services and cash to accelerate Automotive and Mobility technology start-ups to network, meet new partners; showcase their technologies; and compete for rapid commercialization assistance.
During the competition entrants receive mentorship and coaching by, and networking opportunities with, automotive industry executives and investors, as well as the opportunity to win thousands in business development support services. With exposure to over 15,000 transportation and mobility executives, engineers, investors, innovators and entrepreneurship supporters, GAMIC draws applicants from around the globe to present online or in-person during the competition.
Wednesday Sep 1, 2021 to Sunday Jan 2, 2022 – Apply on F6S.
All Selected Quarter Finalists Notified as they apply
Jan 10, 2022 to Jan 17, 2022 Quarter-Final Events held online.
Thursday Feb 24, 2022 Semi-Finals Events held online & in-person at: Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan, USA.
Monday April 4, 2022 GAMIC Finals Event held in-person at the: SAE International WCX World Congress, Detroit, Michigan.
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
We invite entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers that fit the following criteria:
Innovation Space: Automotive and mobility applications
Innovation Type: Physical (mechanical, chemical, electrical), and/or digital product/systems, testing, manufacturing or other enabling innovations
Revenue: Less than $1,500,000 in revenue to date\
Funding: Less than $2,500,000 in equity funding to date.
State of Innovation Advancement: Developed a proof-of-concept and/or a working model
State of Business Planning: Developed an initial business plan covering the technology and a go-to-market plan
Virtual for the Global Quarter-Final Competitions;
Virtual or In-Person for the Global Semi-Final Competition;
Live at the Global Finals held during the April 2022 SAE World Congress WCX – Detroit, Michigan, USA