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Cultivating young talent, Galp supported the 2023 European Innovation Academy
EIA was an intense learning opportunity, with the participation of hundreds of students from 80 universities in many different countries.
Galp invests $5 million in Verdagy's green hydrogen ground-breaking technology
Investment in Verdagy will bring important technological expertise to the projects that Galp is planning in several areas.
Shaping Tomorrow's Energy Landscape: Galp Innovation Day
On the 6th and 7th of July, Innovation Day returned to Galp's headquarters for its 3rd edition.
Galp and Câmara de Matosinhos lauch joint innovation program at QSP Summit
Program that aims to boost entrepreneurship and energy transition in Matosinhos.
Upcoming Energies supports sustainability and social impact acceleration program
After a successful first edition, Casa do Impacto's acceleration program Triggers, is back! This accelerator targets startups that promote new ideas and technologies around sustainable solutions.  
Fostering innovation in schools with Junior Achievement Portugal
Galp Upcoming Energies sponsored the first prize of the Junior Achievement Portugal (JAP) competition, "A Empresa", considered a best practice by the European Commission.
Connecting with students in Stockholm through Master Connect 2023
A yearly event that connects energy companies with EIT InnoEnergy Master Students.
Galp develops pilot projects in photovoltaic plants of Aragón
The program focuses on the promotion and protection of biodiversity, the cultivation of aromatic plants, and the coexistence of livestock with the development of photovoltaic plants.
Galp Upcoming Energies supports the Energy Category of TecStorm 2023
With 8 finalists in 4 categories and more than 600 applications, TecStorm is the biggest college hackathon in Portugal.
Galp and NOVA sign protocol for the development of new solutions for clean and renewable energies
Galp and NOVA University of Lisbon will promote, over the next three years, the development of new solutions in the field of clean and renewable energies by students, teachers, and researchers who join the "Zero Carbon Energy", the first interdisciplinary community of the University.
Galp Innovation Centers promote workshop for researchers from IST
The IST-Galp workshop brought together Galp's Innovation Centers and more than twenty researchers from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), representing fourteen research centers and departments.
Galp connects with EU-funded startups in Matchmaking Event
Galp participated as a Leading Corporate in Multicorporate Matchmaking Event, along with Vestas Ventures.
Upcoming Energies Summit enhances collaboration in Galp Spain
The event on February 23 had two round tables and culminated in the signing of a public-private partnership, within the scope of open innovation, between Galp and Startup Alcobendas.
Galp's pilots highlighted at Mobility City in Spain
On the 20th of February, Galp made its debut at Mobility City (the first museum on international mobility), where it is displaying its pilots with the startups Swobbee and Omniflow.
Galp supports team of students building a hydrogen car
Galp is a main Sponsor of Técnico Fuel Cell from Instituto Superior Técnico. The students' team is working on the development of a hydrogen powered car with focus on efficiency and sustainability.
Galp participates in co-creation initiative with EIC Green House Gas Programme
The European Innovation Council and Galp, as its business partner, put together a joint EIC GHG Co-creation initiative.
Galp and IST sign a protocol for innovation, research, talent and employment in the energy sector
Galp joined the "Técnico Partners Network" to foster the connection between the business market and the talent of students and researchers in the energy sector.
Start-up Dioxycle wins international innovation challenge launched by Galp and Repsol
The Open Call received 72 applications from 21 countries, with innovative solutions for Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU) and for Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) technologies.
Agrovoltaic solution tested in Lisbon
Agrovoltaic pilot developed in a partnership with Instituto Superior de Agronomia will assess the potential of shading created by solar panels to mitigate the effect of climate change on grapevines.
Galp’s start-up global contest, Startup the Future, won by Koolboks
Startup the Future program received more than 200 applications from four continents and 54 countries and awarded €50.000 to the winner.
Galp supports Yunus Social Innovation Center
The partnership aims to support the development, production and promotion of knowledge and projects in the areas of social innovation and systemic change.
Unicorn factory in Lisbon becomes reality, with Galp as one of its main partners
The Unicorn Factory will come to boost the growth of companies, including supporting 20 scaleups per year, with an investment of eight million euros.
Galp on the Race to Net Zero at The Business Booster
This year, Galp was the main sponsor of The Business Booster (TBB), InnoEnergy's annual event in sustainable energy innovation.
Galp Ideation Week – Improving Access to energy in Brazil
Galp used its open innovation platform, Upcoming Energies, to promote Ideation Week: a challenge to improve access to energy in Brazil.
Innovation at Rio Oil & Gas
From 26 to 29 September, Galp was present at the Rio Oil and Gas, one of the biggest events in the industry.
Shaping education to build a better future with Apps for Good
Apps for Good is an educational program that challenges students from the 5th to the 12th grade and teachers from all subject areas to develop applications for smartphones or tablets.
Girl MOVE regenerating the future in Mozambique, in partnership with Galp Upcoming Energies
Galp Upcoming Energies and Girl MOVE Academy's Changemaker LAB have joined forces to support energy access in Mozambique through the “Sustainable Energy” project.
Innovation Day, the event dedicated to Innovation at Galp
On the 7th and 8th of July, the 2nd edition of the Innovation Day took place at Galp's headquarters in Lisbon.
EcoSummit in Berlin sponsored by Galp
The CVC and Open Innovation teams sponsored EcoSummit in Berlin, a yearly event that aims to accelerate smart green startups in the energy and mobility fields.
Galp lands in Toronto to foster innovation at Collision
Galp Upcoming Energies supported the largest ever delegation of Portuguese startups at Collision.
The main partner of Hunger4Innovation in Madrid is Galp
Hunger4Innovation is a Spanish event that aims to attract young talents willing to participate in real corporate challenges.
Galp Upcoming Energies and AWS accelerate Clean Energy
Galp Upcoming Energies joined the AWS Clean Energy Accelerator for an opportunity to connect with startups willing to address climate change through innovative solutions.
Mentoring circular economy startups on the accelerator Triggers
In 2021, Andy Brown spoke at the Web Summit and announced Galp’s commitment to innovation and cro-creation. The partnership with Triggers and the green acceleration program from Casa do Impacto is a result of that commitment.
Battle4Cause boosts entrepreneurial spirit in Nova SBE
Battle4Cause was a 3-month challenge sponsored by Galp Upcoming Energies and organized by Nova Tech Club.
Battle of Green Talent – We Have a Winner
Battle of Green Talent, the initiative that brings together entrepreneurs, students, investors, and advisors, reached its end. This year’s edition was proudly sponsored by Galp.
Galp was in Warsaw to sponsor the Energy Tech Summit
The Energy Tech Summit 2022 happened this month in Warsaw with Galp as one of the sponsors. The event brought together over 1.000 people with one thing in common: the will to collaborate to reach Net Zero by 2050.
PITCCH | Galp challenges tech-SMEs and startups
Galp is defying tech-SMEs and startups in the new round of Open Innovation Challenges by PITCCH!
Making a Difference in Mozambique through the Changemaker LAB
Galp and the Changemaker LAB came together to spark the green energetic development that will reach local communities and create a positive environmental impact.
Galp challenges hackers on 'Building a Low Carbon Future’
Building the Future Hackathon is an event sponsored by Microsoft. This year’s challenge was developed by Galp Upcoming Energies with the clear objective of ‘Building a Low Carbon Future’. 
MIT welcomes Galp as a member of its Industrial Liaison Program
Galp and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) came together to bring learning and development opportunities to emerging technology.
Galp Hackathon Retail 4.0 harnesses the power of AI
Galp aims to shape the future of retail through artificial intelligence.
Galp Upcoming Energies at 24-hour engineering event TecStorm
Galp Upcoming Energies sponsored and launched four challenge for TecStorm, the technological marathon from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST).