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CLEPA Aftermarket Conference

Date of event: 20.03.2024 Application to the event: 12.01.2024
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About Sparker

SPARKER is a global network of influential innovators, investors, and key automotive stakeholders dedicated to accelerating sustainable mobility innovation with a special focus on the automotive aftermarket.

Through collaboration, investments, and commercial opportunities, we foster partnerships and spark initiatives at an unprecedented speed.


Sparker is an online platform that is pushing innovation in the mobility industry, especially in the automotive aftermarket sector connecting startups with different industry members such as OEM’s, Tier-1 & Tier-2 manufacturers, fleet operators, distributors, etc. Our main objective is to leverage our experience and specific knowledge of the market to help startups accelerate their growth while industry members are able to get access to the best startups for investment & partnership opportunities.

As part of second collaborative challenge held for CLEPA, the European Association for Automotive Suppliers, we are looking to select 5 StartUps that have the greatest impact on automotive suppliers with a clear value proposition. The 5 StartUps will be invited exclusively to pitch their startup at the CLEPA conference in front of their association members, and will receive support by the Sparker Team to build connections and advice on growth strategies.

What happens if I am selected?

5-min pitch on stage on March 20th, 2024 in the afternoon..

Followed by a networking cocktail with a table for each startup.

Visibility within the Sparker and communication through various digital channels.

Invitation to attend the full CLEPA conference on March 21st.

One night for one person at Sheraton Hotel Airport, Brussels.

Startups Criteria



Artificial Intelligence

Big Data related to Mobility

Participation Conditions

The startup is operating in Europe

The product presented is beyond Proof Of Concept and ideally already in the market.

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