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CHEAP & FLEXIBLE RAIL-BASED MOBILITY FOR THE COUNTRY-SIDE

DID YOU KNOW?

The German railway system has been reduced by 6100km (13%) since 1994. Only because no economically viable solutions have been found, these tracks are lost forever. This trend continues and needs to be stopped.

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CHALLENGE

Current trains are too large and costly while not providing convincing mobility-solutions in the German countryside. This leads to overpopulation in cities and a car-fuelled economy, while rail-infrastructure gets deconstructed.

SOLUTION

Light and autonomous rail-shuttles will be able to provide mobility in areas where the current trains are too expensive and not optimised for less populated areas.

Their solution will push for a change in rail-mobility and offer new and more economic solutions to EVUs. Akkio provides two products for different use cases.

MEET THE TEAM

Gregor Ranft

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Founder & Managing Director

M.Sc. City Design

(LSE)

Yannick Schreiber

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Business Development

M.Sc. Innovation Management

(TU Berlin)

Read the first founders' interview with Gregor in the interview series 'Talking Hardware' by MotionLab.Berlin. What was their biggest fuckup, who inspires him, and with whom he would swap identities with? Find it out!

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NEED

• Political support

• Long term battery partner

• Rail cart constructors

 

In addition to that Akkio is looking for an investment of 600.000 € and further partners for pilot projects

CURIOUS IN WORKING

WITH AKKIO?

IN COOPERATION WITH RWTH AACHEN UNIVERSITY

LET'S REUSE AND REACTIVATE

EXISTING INFRASTRUCTURE!

We are backed by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the State of Berlin.

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