Shaping the European transport market ecosystem
Open innovation platform with a focus on mobility and logistics
BEYOND1435, a platform initiated by DB, is a consortium of leading industry companies that is working with startups to study and establish digital business models in growing global mobility and logistics markets.
Companies that are leaders in their core markets have joined the BEYOND1435 open innovation platform, including Bombardier Transportation, Swiss federal railways, and Siemens AG in addition to Deutsche Bahn AG. The shared objective is to identify technologies that drive progress, assess them together, develop disruptive business models with partners, and scale the models up outside of the company's own walls. BEYOND1435 creates added value for all participants. It offers high-tech entrepreneurs every step of the process from a single source, all the way to the ultimate goal, including quick market access, assets made available by industry partners and pooled expertise for developing their business. In return, the industry partners get the chance to collaborate with the best international startups to implement digital business models. BEYOND1435 works like a tool that gives DB a way to use networks with industry parties while also helping shape the future European transport market ecosystem.