Powering BestMile at Urban Mobility India Conference

BestMile will present their innovative solutions to India’s urban mobility challenges.

Event Details


Mahatma Mandir
Gandhinagar, Gujarat India


November 10, 2016 from 6:00 am to 10:30 am

The Urban Mobility India Conference 2016 is an annual event dedicated to analyzing the challenges associated with transportation in rapidly urbanizing India.

Switzerland has been able to implement some smart urban mobility and transport solutions. Some of these innovations could be adapted to meet the growing requirements of the cities in India.

The Swiss session ‘Smart mobility – Swiss innovations’ at Urban Mobility India Conference 2016 aims to share lessons and explore how Swiss innovations in urban mobility can be put into practice in the Indian context. swissnex India will present, BestMile, a Swiss startup known for creating revolutionary technological advances in urban transportation, at the conference. The founder of  BestMile, Raphaël Gindrat, will present BestMile’s ideas to tackling urban mobility challenges.

About BestMile

BestMile is revolutionizing mobility by providing the first platform for the intelligent operation and optimization of autonomous vehicle fleets, regardless of their brand or type. Using cutting-edge algorithms, the platform sends optimized missions to the vehicles and seamlessly handles planning, dispatching, routing, and battery charging management. BestMile empowers customers to increase the efficiency of their fleet with a reduced number of vehicles while ensuring compliance regarding frequency and schedules or real-time demand. BestMile also provides both front-end and back-end interfaces for operators and passengers, such as mobile and web applications.


The future of mobility isn’t in autonomous vehicles themselves, but in what they can offer when they are operated and managed collectively in an integrated ecosystem.

About the speaker 

Raphaël Gindrat is the Founder and CEO of BestMile. In January 2014, he graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). He holds a Master's degree in Civil Engineering with a specialization in the field of transportation. He gained his management skills through a minor in Management of Technology and his 2-year term as President of the EPFL Student Association. Raphael’s expertise comes from his early involvement in the world of autonomous mobility. During the last year of his studies, he worked for the EPFL vice-presidency, focusing on the European project CityMobil2.
Raphaël Gindrat
CEO / BestMile