The next life of tyre components

A Program to connect Partners – industry expert companies commited with Circular Economy – with Innovators – of all sizes and areas – seeking to scale solutions based on rubber, textile or other materials of end-of-life tyres.

Tyres should not become waste.
Focusing on circular solutions, NextLap aims to find the next life of tyres and their components – rubber, steel, and textile.

Join the mission to accelerate tyre circularity.

Program fit

Who we are looking for

NextLap Accelerator is taking applications from entrepreneurial teams with bold product ideas as well as from startups with MVP and early customers. The purpose is to find innovative and scalable solutions that use rubber, textile, steel, or the whole tyre, designed to give these components a new life.

Here’s the deal: if you believe your solution can help reduce tyre waste, you should take the NextLap. Whether you have an idea or a mature solution ready to be applied, you’ll have partners ready to work with you.

Benefits

What’s in it for you

You will have access to:

Industry & Commercial Partners

for mentoring and market validation

Pitch to Genan’s Global Innovation Committee

Selected projects will have the chance to pitch to the world’s largest tyre recycler (post-acceleration).

Technical experts

to steer product development

Training & Support

to fast track your business

5.000 € prize

for the most promising idea, at the end of the Bootcamp

Join the NextLap Accelerator
Timeline

How it works

Applications

April 7th – July 24th

Evaluation & Selection

July – August

Bootcamp

September 21st & 22nd

Acceleration Phase

September – December

Demo Day

January 2023 TBD

Click below to find get more detailed information about the Program, or apply now.
Partners

Industry Partners

NextLap is looking for ideas and solutions for all industries.

These industry partners are already onboard and interested in integrating new circular solutions into their products.

Decathlon

Infraestruturas de Portugal

industry
Construction

Pragosa

industry
Construction

TMG Group

industry
Automotive

NextLap welcomes new partners to join the circular life of tyre components.

If you are interested in becoming an Industry Partner, let us know:

Partners

Main Partners

The program’s main partners have extensive knowledge on solutions integrating tyre materials cross-industries. They will be mentoring participants and providing technical guidance.

Learn more about NextLap Partners