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Join a cohort of 6 incredible teams working to move the world forward.

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12 Weeks of Growth

Our 12 week accelerator program guarantees you dedicated growth-focused support. We only invest in six companies per program, which means we focus all of our time, energy, and network on you.

Access to Pilot

Test and scale your MVP through access to the world’s only urban testbed for connected autonomous vehicles, and the opportunity to work with the world’s first commercially available quantum network. Find product-market-fit with opportunities to work with industry-specific corporate partners.


By joining our cohort, you are guaranteed access to a network of 65+ potential mentors. Connect with world-class industry experts, technologists, and business domain experts to help get you to scale.

Access to First Customer

Connect with top industry leaders in supply-chain innovations, electrification, connected autonomous, smart grid infrastructure, and quantum technology that will help you make crucial first customer introductions.

Investment Opportunities

$20K investment into your current round (if raising) or an uncapped convertible bridge note (if not currently raising). Up to $100K of potential follow-on funding. In addition, we will introduce you to 50+ investors that are currently looking for startups like you.

Application Deadline: June 23, 2024

One cohort. Six
awesome startups.

Join a tight-knit group of today’s most promising startup founders and build lasting connections. Here are some industries in this space that we are excited to support:

  • Electric vehicles + infrastructure
  • Autonomous vehicles + infrastructure
  • Supply chain innovations
  • Urban Planning
  • Smart traffic solutions
  • Automotive battery technology
  • Quantum technology
CO.LAB's Sustainable Mobility cohort

2023 Mentors

Pilot your product with world-class resources

With testbeds that exist nowhere else on the planet, backed by teams of world-class industry leaders, researchers, and corporates, this accelerator is your launchpad for growth.

Chattanooga as the hub for sustainable mobility resources

Get the deals and perks you've worked hard for

$1M+ in deals and perks from vendors like IBM Cloud, Rackspace. Amazon, PayPal, Zendesk, Hubspot, and Microsoft.

Deals and perks powered by CO.LAB's sustainable mobility accelerator

Live and work alongside mentors and founders

We’ll kick off the 12-week program with a 2-day retreat, followed by regular group outings. Bond over meals, hikes, and other activities.

Live and work alongside startup founders at CO.LAB's sustainable mobility accelerator

Demo Day: pitch top investors

At the end of the 12-week program, pitch a diverse audience of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, and community members at an exclusive reception at CO.LAB's annual CO.MOBILITY Summit.

Pitch to top investors at CO.LAB's sustainable mobility accelerator

Our Corporate Partners

University of Tennessee Chattanooga logo
UTC Center for Urban Informatics and Progress Logo
EPB Chattanooga logo
Volkswagen logo at the sustainable mobility summit
University of Tennessee Knoxville's Center for Transportation Research logo
TennSMART logo
Nissan logo
CIE logo
CSCC logo

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply?

Applications are welcome from any sustainable mobility-related startup from across the globe.

What's the program timeline? 

Our application deadline is June 23rd, 2024. The program kicks off September 5th, 2024 and ends in December.

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