Finals 2020 Program


Friday, April 24, 2020

SAE International and MI Innovation Alliance invite you to join us for the 12th Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC) Finals conducted virtually due to COVID-19 pandemic.

GAMIC provides early‐stage start‐ups with an opportunity for competition‐prep coaching; and for the four (4) Award Winners, over $300,000 in total in-kind acceleration services (including targeted exposure to decision‐makers) and cash awards.

The Program — includes Innovator Presentations on new / emerging technologies with Judges Q&A and a Panel Discussion.


10:30     Introduction, Judging Criteria and Judges

10:40     Finalist Presentations – 6 teams

10:40 AC Biode Japan Tadashi Kubo
11:00 GHOST-feel it Germany Laura Bücheler
11:20 Bareways Germany Moritz Vongrotthuss
11:40 Apostera Germany Andrey Golubinskiy
12:00 Intvo Michigan Assam Alzookery
12:20 RecallRabbit Texas Stephen Granger

12:40     Fireside Chat on “How to Turn Uncertainty into Action, focusing on the use and implementation of a unique planning tool (STORMS) for times like this when nothing is predictable. In this Fireside Chat, you will be introduced to using the seven (7) steps of STORMS, and how that will provide you with swift and positive results in times of rapid change and uncertainty.

13:30     Finalist Presentations – 6 teams

13:30 Riding with Friends Texas Joshua Theander
13:50 Proof Energy California Tim Dummer
14:10 Caliber Data Labs Vancouver Yaser Khalighi, Ph.D.
14:30 Tesseract Structural Innovations Arkansas James Lancaster
14:50 Volvero San Francisco Marco Filippi
15:10 Serinus Labs California Hossain Fahad

15:30   Kathryn Snorrason, Strategic Accounts Director, PlanetM, Michigan Economic Development Corporation

15:45     Announcement of Winners

Meet The Finalists and REGISTER TODAY