Finals 2023 Program



Monday, April 17, 2023 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM

SAE International and MI Innovation Alliance invite you to join us for the 15th Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC) Finals. This is a LIVE event at the Huntington Place (Formerly Cobo Hall).  The event will also be available to join virtually using Zoom Webinar.  Registration is FREE.

Eleven (11) global mobility startups from three (3) countries and six (6) states have been selected as this year’s Finalists.

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

AGENDA (Eastern Time)

12:00   Welcome and GAMIC Introduction – David Stout, Co-Founder

12:10   Comments by Moderator – John McElroy

12:25   Pontosense Inc. – Toronto, ON, CN

  • A wireless sensing device to measure vital signs with life-saving detection of children, and driver/passenger emergencies.

12:45   OSCP’s Motion Sensing Inc. – Montreal, QC, CN

  • A hardware start-up developing high performance Inertial Measurement Units and Inertial navigation Systems for navigation

13:05   Phoenix Tailings – Boston, MA

  • New manufacturing technologies to recover rare primary metals, sustainably and efficiently by accessing mining site tailings

13:25   LiveRoad Analytics, Inc. – Ann Arbor, MI

  • A meteorological technology company utilizing connected fleet and proprietary sensor data for improved visibility into road network risk and delay.

13:45   Volexion – Chicago, IL

  • Drop-in conformal graphene encapsulation, protecting Lithium battery cathode materials and driving tech improvements.

14:05  MagWerks Vision Inc.  – Lake Orion, MI

  • A Mobility-focused advanced vehicle illumination and lighting supplier with unique designs.

14:25   Update by previous winner, COAT-IT, Poland

14:35   Update by previous winner, BetterFrost, Canada

14:45   Update by previous winner – Clear Flame, Illinois

15:00   Luchs Security – Hannover, DE

  • An automated security testing suite that allows manufacturers of ECU’s to seamlessly and automatically test their products.

15:20   Orbis Brakes Inc. – Santa Rosa, CA

  • New brake technology that delivers dramatically lighter, cooler, safer, and lower brake dust emissions.  

15:40   Land Energy – Cleveland, OH

  • Manufacturing software defined vehicles powered by connected and swappable energy packs.

16:00   It’s Electric Inc. – Brooklyn, NY

  • Curbside EV charging systems for cities across the US to advance the speed of Electric Vehicle adoption in all communities.

16:20    Vultara – Troy, MI

  • A SaaS product that covers the entire automotive cybersecurity engineering lifecycle, from concept design to post monitoring.

16:40   Keynote speech, Edwin Pope, S &P Global, Industry Impact of EV’s.

17:00   Announce winners

17:05   Photos & Reception

18:00   Event Close

Meet the Finalists

Register on Eventbrite for attending GAMIC Finals Event in Room 260 at the  Huntington Place in Detroit, MI