Events are an excellent opportunity for interaction between ENGIE and the other players in the innovation ecosystem. For this reason, we offer sponsorships and take part in events allowing us to connect with entrepreneurs, startups, researchers, students, and universities among other imaginative builder groups.

ENGIE Innovation Week

A week dedicated to mobilizing, promoting, discovering, discussing, presenting, and communicating on innovations to partners of the ENGIE Group throughout the world. Held annually in several countries, the audience consisting of employees from the Group and partners, and involving a far reaching program which includes the presentation of innovative ideas and projects, Design Thinking workshops, technical visits, conferences, pitch sessions and startup meetings.

As part of this global action, ENGIE Brasil also holds a series of events every year. The programming includes parallel programs, notably in the form of workshops and lectures presented in different cities around the country. In 2019 for example, there were discussions on the challenges of the digital transition and innovative technologies already an integral part of the reality of the businesses such as the IoT, big data and artificial intelligence.

ENGIE Brasil Innovation Day

As part of Innovation Week, Innovation Day is also held annually by ENGIE Brasil, in addition to presenting lectures and debating panels, also promoting a contest for startups on selected themes.

One of the highlights of the programing is the ENGIE Brasil Innovation Award for small and middle market companies with innovative solutions in the Company’s areas of interest – in 2020, for example the core theme was People, Planet and Performance.

See here the themes for previous editions and also the awarded startups

Hackathons

At ENGIE, we believe in the potential of the community of developers to contribute with the innovation of the businesses. Consequently, we participate as the supporters of hackathons promoted by the ecosystem, also holding the ENGIE Summer Hack.