Regenerating the future of energy.
Together.
Applications for startups are now open for our Open Innovation Program!

Challenges

What we are looking for? Open challenges to build the future of energy! STARTUP THE FUTURE wants to tackle several challenges in the energy sector. We seek innovative solutions for four modules:

APPLICATIONS:
UNTIL JULY 30TH

Social Impact

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APPLICATIONS:
UNTIL AUGUST 29TH

In collaboration with:

BMW

Electric Mobility

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APPLICATIONS:
UNTIL AUGUST 29TH

Production & Operations

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APPLICATIONS:
UNTIL SEPTEMBER 19TH

Renewables & Energy Management

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Benefits

Accelerating Opportunities:
Boost your business while talking with our specialists

Test with Galp:
Get the chance of regenerating the future with us

50.000 euros Monetary Prize:
Get the opportunity to earn financial compensation

One week in Portugal with full expenses paid:
Two days in Porto for the Demo Day in Matosinhos Future Hub, and five days in Lisbon to attend and pitch at Web Summit

Web Summit Pitch:
Be able to Pitch your idea in one of the biggest tech events in the world. Full access to all days of the event paid by us

How It Works

Open
Applications
UNTIL JULY 30TH
Social Impact
UNTIL AUGUST 29TH
Electric Mobility
UNTIL AUGUST 29TH
Production & Operations
UNTIL SEPTEMBER 19TH
Renewables & Energy Management
Online Pitch
The first interaction with Galp, bringing an Ideal Targeted Solution presentation with Q&A. Only 15 startups will have this opportunity. Each module has a different process here..
AUGUST 04TH
Social Impact
SEPTEMBER 01TH
Production & Operations
SEPTEMBER 02TH
Electric Mobility
This module will not have Pitch Day, startups will send to Galp their Pitch Desk for evaluation.
OCTOBER 3RD & 4TH
Renewables & Energy Management
Selection of Top 10 Startups
Time for us to evaluate the applications! We will select 10 startups to move on to the next phase.
Test Development
Sessions that will provide you with the useful learnings for the program. Selected Startups will develop a test alongside Galp's teams and validate their solution fit (3-6 Month Test). Each module has a different process here.
AUGUST 15TH, 16TH & 18TH
Social Impact
SEPTEMBER 19TH until 23TH
Electric Mobility
SEPTEMBER 12TH until 16TH
Production & Operations
OCTOBER 10TH & 11TH, 13TH & 14TH
Renewables & Energy Management
Grand Finale
OCTOBER 28TH
DEMO DAY
The big celebration on Matosinhos Future Hub
WEBSUMMIT
You will be present at the Websummit too!

Ready to take this challenge?

About

STARTUP THE FUTURE is an open innovation program connecting Galp‘s business units and innovation centers with disruptive startups to solve crucial innovation and new business challenges through the development of validation projects!

This is the first edition and focuses on developing a modular approach with short innovation cycles that is still able to deliver on the premise: The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Galp is aiming to transform the energy landscape through collaboration and interaction with the external ecosystem. For that, Galp Upcoming Energies is investing up to 180 million euros on Innovation until 2025. Join us on our journey to regenerate the future!

Contact

Welcoming a new future

Who We Are

Ana Casaca
Global Head of Innovation
Marco Ferraz
Head of Production & Operations Innovation Center
Emilien Simonot
Head of Renewables & Energy Management Innovation Center
Carla Pimenta Mendonça Tavares
Head of Downstream Innovation Center
Manuel Andrade
Head of Open Innovation
Joana Larsen
Open Innovation Manager
João Ribeiro
Open Innovation Lead
Cláudia Varandas
Open Innovation Trainee