Communiqué de presse
Paris, 12 juin 2018

Autonomy Announces its First 2018 Institutional Partners


Paris, 13 June 2018 – Autonomy, an independent, Paris-based company focused on changing the way we move in cities, has announced its first institutional partners for its annual event Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Summit in Paris on October 18th – 20th 2018.

This third edition of the Urban Mobility Summit will be organized under the patronage of the French Ministry of Transport and will welcome Elisabeth Borne, the French Minister of Transport.


“In a moment where transportation is in the midst of an incredible revolution, the Autonomy event is a must for the latest actors, companies, and start-ups who are innovating the mobility of today into a cleaner, more shared, more autonomous, and a more connected experience.” Elisabeth Borne, Minister of Transport

“We are convinced that the transition to a sustainable and smart urban mobility will happen only if innovative companies are able to work with policy makers. That’s why we are pleased to receive the support of renowned institutional partners who act every day to accelerate this transition.” Ross Douglas, CEO and founder of Autonomy


Institutions supporting The Autonomy Urban Mobility Summit 2018 :

International city networks:


ICLEI – Local governments for sustainabilityWith 1500 members, ICLEI is the world’s leading global network for cities and regions committed to a sustainable future, where city representatives can share their visions on the future of urban mobility.


POLIS Network. POLIS is a network of 68 European cities and regions working together to develop innovative technologies and policies for local transport.


International associations:

UITP (Union Internationale des Transports Publics). The International Association of Public Transport is a champion of sustainable urban mobility, bringing together a worldwide network of all public transport stakeholders and sustainable transport modes.


ERTICO-ITS – MaaS AllianceERTICO – ITS Europe was founded in 1991 at the initiative of 15 industry leaders and the European Commission to fill the gap between research and deployment of mobility services on roads. MaaS Alliance was established as a public-private partnership following the launch of the MaaS concept at the 2014 Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) European congress, putting users at the core of multi-modal transport offerings.


French institutions and associations:

Business France. Business France is the French national agency that fosters the internationalization of French companies and supports foreign investors in France.


Greater Paris Investment Agency (Paris Ile-de-France Capitale Economique). Founded by the Ile-de-France International Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Paris Investment Agency is an association which gathers together those companies and public institutions building in Greater Paris, in order to foster the international outreach and attractiveness of these projects.

Régions de France. Régions de France is the institution representing French regions and local entities to French public authorities and European institutions.


La Fabrique des Mobilités. La Fabrique des Mobilités gathers actors, projects, and data in a collaborative spirit in order to accelerate the transition towards new mobility. Its ambition is to create an open mobility database, where within this framework, an “Open Innovation Project” will be organized at Autonomy.

About Autonomy

Autonomy is an independent French, Paris-based company focused on changing the way we move in cities and positioning Paris at the center of the urban mobility revolution. They create events and projects that connect innovators and city decisionmakers and that influence the world’s major mobility actors towards a sustainable urban mobility future.  They focus on the five elements disrupting mobility: Active mobility, Data analytics, Electric, Shared mobility and Autonomous vehicles. ADESA for short. They work with major businesses shaping the new mobility market worldwide, such as Allianz, Engie, ChargePoint, Renault,  SNCF, Bolloré, Vulog, CycloEurope, Ujet, Mappy, Ofo, Chronopost, Uber, Nissan, Deloitte, Go Metro etc. as well as with cities, institutions and city networks including Société du Grand Paris, STIF, Mairie de Paris, Polis Network, UITP, C40, Business France, Forum Métropolitain du Grand Paris.

Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Summit, is their flagship event where innovators, cities and urbanites gather annually to build a new mobility landscape. The first two days are dedicated to professionals and institutions (B2B – B2G) and the third day is open to public (B2C). The 3-day event includes: The Urban Mobility Summit (a series of conferences), a curated exhibition area, startup pitch sessions, press briefings, test tracks, live demos and an opening party. In addition to the Autonomy event, they created the Paris Mobility Lab,  an open innovation project, developed with SNCF Gares & Connexions, which aims to set up a test pilot an innovative mobility hub at Gare de l’Est Paris.

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