Siemens Stiftung’s E-Mobility 4 Impact Call 2024

Deadline: 31st of May, 2024 at 12:00 AM midnight CET.

Applications are currently being accepted for the E-Mobility 4 Impact Call by the Siemens Stiftung in 2024.Do you have a strong desire to see improvements made in the transportation industry in Africa? Through the E-Mobility 4 Impact Call 2024, Siemens Stiftung extends an invitation to businesses and organizations to take advantage of the chance to expedite the electrification of transportation in Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, and Tanzania.

Siemens Stiftung is looking for visionary enterprises that are at the forefront of developing tailored solutions for the emerging e-mobility sector in Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, or Tanzania. We are supporting pilot projects driving the transition towards a sustainable, low-carbon transport sector. These initiatives can either come from single enterprises or joint initiatives willing to contribute to improving the acceptability, accessibility, and affordability of e-mobility. The tested solutions shall be working on solving any challenges around electric vehicles, battery technology, or charging/swapping infrastructure and can also emerge from the energy sector (e.g. smart grid technologies; energy storage), the e-waste and recycling sector (e.g. electronic or battery waste; second life or recycling of electronics or batteries), or the tech sector (e.g. integration of e-mobility related IoT applications).

Interested candidates can apply addressing one (or more) of the following aspects:

  1. Acceptability: Designing user-centered solutions – be it products, services, or business models – to align with customer needs and preferences, thereby fostering wider acceptance of e-mobility.
  2. Accessibility: Adapting products, services, or business models to cater to diverse customer segments, ensuring a broader and more inclusive audience can access the benefits of e-mobility.
  3. Affordability: Balancing cost-effectiveness with substantial value delivery, enabling a larger audience to afford and embrace e-mobility solutions.


Selected candidates will be offered a contract for up to 15 months to conduct a pilot project. The value of the contract ranges between USD 30,000 and USD 75,000 for individual applications and up to USD 125,000 for joint applicationsApplications with financial or in-kind contributions matching the project, or a consortia of at least two enterprises is considered a plus.

Applicant’s profile:

Siemens Stiftung is looking for enterprises operative in the e-mobility ecosystem in Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda or Tanzania. The candidates must demonstrate market experience in one of the countries and should be working on any challenges in the e-mobility or their corresponding sector.Interested candidates need to comply with the following criteria:

  1. Candidates need to be registered in the country of the research project.
  2. Candidates need to have a minimum viable product of their solution (photos, blueprints or protocols are mandatory). In case the candidate is working on crucial ecosystem services for e-mobility, they need to demonstrate relevant track records in their respective sector.
  3. Candidates need to have paying users and clients for their solution (e.g. through financial statements/management accounts).
  4. Positive impact is part of the candidates identity (e.g. through a mission statement).


  • The deadline for submissions is May 31,2024 at 12:00 AM midnight CET.
  • All necessary documents shall be sent electronically via email at e-mobility@siemens-stiftung.org.

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