Matchmaking in the mobility sector

Does your company operate in the mobility sector? Are you interested in sustainable business opportunities in developing and emerging markets? If the answer is yes, we invite you to explore collaboration possibilities with German development cooperation together with the Business Scouts for Development - on and at the IAA Mobility.

Mobility business opportunities

The mobility sector is exploding with innovations, from electric cars to high-speed capsules to flying drones. Not only is the mobility sector booming, but it is also crucial for sustainable development. Sustainable transportation is key to achieving the sustainable development goals as it “(…) can enhance economic growth and improve accessibility” and “achieves better integration of the economy while respecting the environment (…), improving social equity, health, resilience of cities, urban-rural linkages and productivity of rural areas” (Sustainable Development Goals, UN).

Therefore, German Development Cooperation is offering many possibilities for businesses to engage in the mobility sector in developing and emerging economies. On you can find numerous high-potential business opportunities in the mobility sector.

For example, your business has the chance to support the development of a sustainable urban mobility plan in the Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso. MobiliseYourCity; the leading global partnership for sustainable urban mobility planning, policy development, and investment for sustainable transport in developing and emerging economies, is looking for mobility experts like you. Read more about this business opportunity here and learn about the construction industry and infrastructure in Ivory Coast (in German).

Your company's consulting services are also in demand: The Green Infrastructure Initiative is looking for interested businesses who can conduct six pre-feasibility studies covering Urban Public Transportation, Urban Water and Wastewater Management and Urban Solid Waste Management in three Indonesian provinces. Find out more about this opportunity here and learn about the infrastructure in Indonesia (in German).

It’s a match!

By clicking the ‘I am interested’ button, your business is directly connected to on the ground with on the ground development cooperation experts. They work in more than 100 partner countries and can provide you with the necessary information about local market conditions.

You haven't found the right business opportunity, but would still like to get involved? Besides the matchmaking function to specific business opportunities, you can also use to contact the Business Scout for Development via the "Consulting"-subpage for individual consultation on German Development Cooperation. On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Business Scouts for Development advise companies on development policy matters and promote responsible business engagement through cooperation projects.

German Development Cooperation goes IAA Mobility

Keen to find out more about German Development Cooperation in the mobility sector? The Business Scouts for Development Programme and will also be present at the IAA Mobility Trade Fair in Munich from September 7th to 12th along with other programmes. We are looking forward to meeting you there. is a free-to-use platform by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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