Rhoé started as a sustainable mobility research group founded on December 17, 2016 by six students from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki's civil engineering department, with the goal of making urban transport friendlier and more accessible. In less than a year, we decided to bring our innovative ideas to market and spin-off into a startup company.
Today we are a mobility and green energy startup aims to catalyze the transition to carbon-neutral forms of transportation and energy by developing state-of-the-art optimization software.
We have had the pleasure of working with a plethora of multinational enterprises and research institutions and government bodies. Throughout the years, we have been honored to receive awards both for product innovation and our trailblazing business strategy.
Won the first place at two Urban Tech Challenges.
Participated in “Web Summit”, the Europe’s biggest tech conference.
We rebranded our company.
Participated in the 2nd Beyond Expo 4.0, invited by the Ministry of Development and Investments.
Participated in the 86th National Fair of Thessaloniki, invited by the Ministry of Development and Investments.
Began the EUREKA funded “OPTIMUS” project.
Became official members of the “Athens Startup Business Incubator”.
Participated in “Posidonia 2022”, a world-class exhibition of the maritime industry.
Became proud members of “ERTICO - ITS Europe”, the European organization that brings together all interested parties, to make mobility safer, sustainable, and efficient.
Became proud members of “Waterborne TP”, an industry-oriented technology platform, that engages all European maritime industry.
Became official members of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises, “SEV”.
Became official members of the Hellenic Institute of Electric Vehicles, “HELIEV”.
Became official members of the first Social Sustainable Entrepreneurship Accelerator in Greece, organized by Startup Pathways and sponsored by Microsoft Hellas.
Won the first place in Greece, at “Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards”, and got the opportunity to represent the greek student entrepreneurship community in the global finals.
Became official members of the Hellenic Association of Mobile Applications Companies “ΣΕΚΕΕ-HAMAC”.
Participated in the Beyond Expo 4.0, the first international exhibition for innovation and technology in Greece.
Participated in the 2021 Interferry Conference to present our scientific research on the transferability of shore-side Battery Swapping Service systems on waterborne transportation.
Participated in the National Fair of Thessaloniki, invited by the Ministry of Development and Investments.
Became official members of the international shipping association “Interferry”.
Our paper on the transferability of shore-side Battery Swapping Service systems on waterborne transportation was accepted by the 2021 Interferry Conference.
Became official members of the National Register of Start-ups – “Elevate Greece”.
Undertook, among other companies, to implement the Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Plans in Greek Municipalities.
Began the Horizon 2020-funded “Current Direct” project.
Became proud members of the “green mind” project.
Participated in the National Fair of Thessaloniki as one of the top 100startups of Greece.
Marked as one of the top 32 ICT startups in Greece for the second time by the Greek Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media .
Marked as one of the top 15 smart startups in the country in the field of smart cities by the Hellenic Institute of Transport.
Finalist at the InnoEnergy competition.
Became proud members of the “M&L CLUSTER”.
Was the only startup to be invited to the PM’s business mission to North Macedonia.
Finalist at the 11th International University competition of Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship in e-Business "ENOVATION 2018" in Athens.
Participated in the National Fair of Thessaloniki as one of the top 100 startups of Greece.
Marked as one of the top 32 ICT startup in Greece by the Greek Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media.
Establishment as a legal entity (P.C.).
Finalist in the “Business Ideas Competition / John & Mary Pappajohn Business Plan Competition”.
Participated and distincted in the “Match & Develop a start-up” event, organized by NBG.
Rhoé became a member of OK!Thess.
Started as a research team of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Our team consists of enthusiastic, passionate, and creative people who not only aspire to but also strive for a greener and smarter society.Read about our people!