Thirteen selected startups will participate in the EDP Acceleration Program

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Thirteen selected startups will participate in the EDP Acceleration Program

Wednesday 23, May 2018

The first phase of the EDP Starter Acceleration Program for energy startups kicked off at the Google Campus in Madrid.

Thirteen startups, selected from more than 100 proposals, were chosen to participate in the second Spanish edition of the EDP Starter Acceleration Program. This initiative seeks to encourage the creation of startups and the development of innovative projects linked to the energy sector. The first phase of the program took place on Wednesday, May 23rd at the Google Campus in Madrid, where companies presented their innovative business projects.

In the coming weeks, the startups will develop their ideas and prepare a pilot project with the advice of EDP energy professionals, who will guide them and share their 'know how' of the sector.

The selected startups are based in Madrid, Barcelona, ​​León, Zaragoza, Seville, Murcia, Pamplona and Dublin, and their areas of work are varied, from the development of energy efficiency platforms to solutions applied to renewable energies.

The final phase of this program will take place on June 18. The companies will present the results of the work carried out. A professional jury will select the most solid innovative projects, which will have the opportunity to develop a pilot project with EDP. In addition, companies can join EDP Starter, a program open to startups working in EDP's five strategic lines of innovation: clean energy, Smarter Grids, customer-focused solutions, energy storage and digital trends.

The EDP Acceleration Program is an acceleration program for entrepreneurs launched by EDP to promote the development of new products and energy solutions, aimed at ensuring common sustainable development.

The selected startups are the following:

Carto (Madrid): SaaS platform for the treatment of geospatial data.

DotGis (Madrid): BigData for geospatial data.

Electric Save (Madrid): OCR solution to scan and process documents.

Stemy Energy (Madrid): Platform for planning and operating distributed resources.

Enerbuild (Madrid): Improvement of efficiency in solar photovoltaic plants.

OBUU (Madrid): Advanced stock optimization software.

Smarkia (León): Cloud platform for energy efficiency.

Hybrid Energy Storage (Seville): Solutions for energy storage systems.

Abora Solar (Zaragoza): Design, development and manufacture of hybrid solar panels.

Wattabit (Barcelona): IoT platform for energy management services in real time.

AI Talentum (Murcia): Experts in predictive models and machine learning.

Koala Lifter (Pamplona): Design and development of self-elevating crane systems for the construction and maintenance of wind farms.

4Securitas (Dublin, Ireland): Cybersecurity solutions.