The Award

  • The German Mobility Award recognizes and celebrates pioneering initiatives, applications, and products leveraging digitalization to advance sustainable mobility. These endeavors prioritize ecological, economic, and social compatibility while remaining attentive to people’s needs. By showcasing technological and social innovations, the award fosters a culture of collaboration, encouraging individuals to forge connections between these realms.

  • There are various ways to participate in the competition:

    • Apply: Submit your project through our application portal and/or apply to be part of the jury yourself.
    • Suggest: Do you know groundbreaking projects that should apply? Let us know and suggest projects for the award.
    • Vote: Who should win the Audience Award? You have the power to decide through a digital voting process.
    • Network: Tune in to our events live and engage with other participants and mobility enthusiasts.
  • We are looking for the best projects, products, and applications in a total of four categories:

    • Digital Transformation & Data-Driven Mobility

    • New Mobility

    • Design

    • Good Practice

    A detailed description of the categories can be found here.

  • The German Mobility Award does not come with any cash prize. However, award winners and nominees receive not only significant public attention and the opportunity to promote themselves with one of the most important awards in the field of digitization and mobility but also exclusive networking opportunities with decision-makers and experts from the mobility industry, numerous communication materials, and transparent feedback from the jury.
  • The application deadline for the German Mobility Award 2023 was September 30th. Did you miss the deadline? We will be looking for innovative projects, products and applications for the mobility of the future again in 2024. Our newsletter will keep you up to date. Applications can then be submitted using the application form. 

  • You can find an overview of the alumni projects from recent years here:




    If you wish to get in touch with former prize winners or have any questions regarding past competition years, please feel free to contact us.

  • Who is behind the German Mobility Award? In 2022, the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) entrusted iRights.Lab and the Gesellschaft für Informatik with the planning, execution, and supervision of the German Mobility Award.

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Apply and suggest

  • The German Mobility Award is open to anyone who wishes to contribute their ideas and efforts towards sustainable mobility. Projects must have a clear connection to Germany, regardless of the origin or nationality of the applicants. Additionally, participants must meet the Conditions of Participation. Participation in the German Mobility Award is free.

  • The award considers projects, applications, and products that:

    • Address a specific challenge in the field of digitalization and mobility,
    • Exist at least as a prototype or in limited distribution, and
    • Have emerged from a collaboration.

    For further details, please refer to the Conditions of Participation.

  • Applications can be submitted through the application form during the application period.

  • The projects that make it to the longlist and later the shortlist will be published on the German Mobility Award website along with a brief profile based on the submitted information and an image from the application. They will also be used in social media communication. Further information regarding usage rights can be found in the Conditions of Participation.

  • There is no limit to the number of applications per applicant. However, please note that each application requires a separate registration on our application platform.

  • Yes, we encourage you to apply with a new project. If the project you previously applied with has not yet been awarded the German Mobility Award, you can still submit an application with it.

  • Yes, you can still apply with a project that is funded by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) or other ministries.

  • No, only one of these options is possible. If you have already applied with a project, your application to be a jury member will not be considered.

  • You can edit, update and continue to work on all the details of your application at any time until you submit it. However, once your application has been submitted, you won’t be able to make any further changes. You can check the status of your application at any time in the login area.

  • Our application coaching sessions provide help with any questions you may have about the application process. You can find all the dates and further information here.

  • You can access your saved profile at any time by logging in with your credentials in the login area. Please note that any changes made will only apply to future submissions. Changes to submissions that have already been completed are not possible.

  • You can reset your password by clicking on “Forgot password” in the login area.

  • To suggest a project, product, or application, you must fill out the application form during the application period. The specified contact will then receive an email prompting them to apply, and they can do so within the specified application period.

  • If a project, product or application proposal is rejected, the project is automatically removed from the application process.

The selection process

  • After the application deadline, a panel of experts will create a longlist of 36 entries from all submissions using an evaluation matrix.

    The jury will assess the entries on the longlist based on the competition criteria and select 12 submissions for the shortlist.

    In a closed-door session, the jury members will collectively vote on the winners in the four competition categories.

    During a ceremonial award ceremony, the winners of the German Mobility Award 2024 will be announced. Each project on the shortlist will receive transparent feedback from the jury following the awards ceremony.

    In addition to the prizes in four categories, the Audience Award will also be presented. The Audience Award will be determined through live voting during the award ceremony. The voting is open to everyone, either online via livestream or in person. Find all dates and further information here.

  • Who forms the jury? The jury comprises experts from politics, administration, business, science, and civil society who are familiar with the topics of digital transformation, mobility, and innovation. Daniela Kluckert, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Digital and Transport, chairs the jury. One citizen also completes the jury.

  • The award winners will be announced during the award ceremony in autumn 2024. The event will be broadcast live. Details about the event and all dates will be available here shortly.

  • The audience award will be decided by live voting during the awards ceremony. Voting is open to everyone, either online via livestream or on-site. Our newsletter will keep you up to date.

  • If you feel that a project goes against our Conditions of Participation or violates good netiquette, please contact us by e-mail info@mobilitaetspreis.de.