Smart Open Lisboa (SOL) is a startup implementation program, focused on the validation and integration of innovative solutions made to upgrade city life in Lisbon, in different verticals. Participants will have the one time opportunity for support and direct access to key corporates to validate their solutions using real data in a live environment and to work directly with their potential customers and/or partners.

vertical accelerators

For the new edition, SOL is growing to a multi-vertical approach with specific programs for specific key city challenges. The first to be launch is SOL Mobility, that in a few months will be followed by SOL Housing and afterward SOL Tourism. In each vertical, we will be joining innovative companies and SOL associated partners with startups from all over the world.



Transportation Services & Solutions

Smart Vehicles

Smart Parking

Infrastructure Management

Personalized Mobility

Customer Service & Information

Urban Logistics


Data & Analytics


New Technologies applied to Mobility

  • Blockchain
  • Predictive analytics
  • Big Data
  • AI
  • Machine Learning
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Mapping optimization
  • VR
  • AR
  • Robotics
  • Biometrics
  • Human Machine Interface
  • eMobility
  • Telematics
  • Autotech
  • Mobile
  • Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I)
  • Sensoring
  • Infotainment
  • Autonomous
  • Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V)
  • Connected equipment
  • eTickets
  • IoT

program stages



April 12th – June 12th

We’ll be looking at how the team works together, if the product addresses the City Challenges & improves city life, how it delivers value and what value is delivered, how sound is the business model and how SOL Mobility can provide value in terms of market reach, tech solutions etc.


July 9th – July 13th

The one week Bootcamp is composed of workshops, talks & mentoring sessions that will provide you with useful learnings for the program & enhance your skills.

Physical presence: Full working hours presence will be required throughout the whole week. Minimum 2, maximum 3 members of the team.


July 16th – September 16th

The key to a successful implementation is a well-planned preparation. The successful teams will have the opportunity to meet with the Partners that they will eventually collaborate with, set the criteria for a successful pilot, and arrange all the operational requirements.

Physical presence: Not obligatory, depending on the nature of the pilot. A 2-3 hours weekly sync (physical or online) with the Partners & Beta-i might be necessary.


September 16th – November 14th

This is the time of action & certainly the highlight of the program. For 2 months the teams will work closely with the Partners that have selected them.

Physical presence: Not obligatory, depending on the nature of the pilot. A 2-3 hours weekly sync (physical or online) with the Partners & Beta-i might be necessary.

demo day

November 15th

Demo Day is the one day you are called to present the results of the pilot you have been running during the 2 months of Experimentation.

Physical presence: Have at least 2 members of the team present.

sol lab

from November 16th onwards

After the end of the program, the most successful startups will have the opportunity to continue their pilots in the safe environment of the SOL Lab, where they will have access to perks & benefits to facilitate the ongoing implementation and integration.


associated partners

mobility partners

media partners

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